Minnesota 8, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 8 16 0
Boston 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 1
WP: B. Bonser (6-5)
LP: C. Hansen (2-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mauer doubled to left
- M. Cuddyer singled to right, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to second advancing on throw
- J. Morneau fouled out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to left
- M. Loretta grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz singled to right
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop, D. Ortiz out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter grounded out to second
- R. White singled to second
- J. Tyner flied out to left
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, R. White out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- T. Nixon struck out looking
- J. Varitek tripled to deep center
- E. Hinske struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia singled to center, J. Varitek scored
- A. Cora flied out to left

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto singled to right
- J. Mauer flied out to deep center
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, N. Punto to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- M. Loretta popped out to second
- D. Ortiz flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to left
- R. White grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hunter out at second
- J. Tyner singled to center, R. White to second
- J. Bartlett flied out to deep center, R. White to third
- L. Castillo struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- M. Lowell lined out to center
- T. Nixon flied out to deep center
- J. Varitek flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to second
- J. Mauer struck out looking
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- E. Hinske struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia singled to left
- D. Pedroia caught stealing, catcher to shortstop to first to second to pitcher
- A. Cora struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- M. Delcarmen relieved C. Schilling
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop
- T. Hunter grounded out to first
- R. White walked
- J. Tyner lined out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to left
- M. Loretta flied out to left
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 2

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- K. Foulke relieved M. Delcarmen
- J. Bartlett popped out to left
- L. Castillo singled to third
- L. Castillo to second on K. Foulke's throwing error
- N. Punto struck out looking
- J. Mauer grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 2

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- T. Nixon singled to center
- T. Nixon caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- E. Hinske doubled to left
- G. Kapler ran for E. Hinske
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Boston 2

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- G. Kapler in left field
- C. Hansen relieved K. Foulke
- M. Cuddyer doubled to left
- M. Cuddyer to third on wild pitch
- J. Morneau walked
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center, M. Cuddyer and J. Morneau scored
- R. White doubled to deep right center
- L. Ford ran for R. White
- C. Breslow relieved C. Hansen
- J. Tyner reached on bunt single to third, L. Ford to third
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, L. Ford scored, J. Tyner out at second
- J. Bartlett to second on balk
- L. Castillo singled to right, J. Bartlett to third
- B. Corey relieved C. Breslow
- L. Castillo stole second
- N. Punto grounded into double play first to shortstop to catcher to third to shortstop, J. Bartlett out at home

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 5, Boston 2

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- L. Ford in left field
- J. Crain relieved B. Bonser
- A. Cora grounded out to pitcher
- C. Crisp walked
- M. Loretta flied out to center
- D. Reyes relieved J. Crain
- D. Ortiz walked, C. Crisp to second
- P. Neshek relieved D. Reyes
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 5, Boston 2

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right
- M. Cuddyer hit by pitch, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau singled to right, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third
- T. Hunter grounded out to third, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to second
- L. Ford singled to right, J. Morneau scored
- M. Burns relieved B. Corey
- J. Tyner flied out to right
- J. Bartlett struck out looking

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Boston 2

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- J. Rincon relieved J. Rincon
- T. Nixon grounded out to second
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- G. Kapler popped out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 8, Boston 2
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI