Boston 6, Minnesota 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2
Boston 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 6 8 1
WP: J. Beckett (16-10)
LP: J. Santana (18-6)
(82-71)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Boston
- A. Gonzalez safe at first on pitcher J. Santana's throwing error, C. Pena to third, G. Kapler to second, C. Pena and G. Kapler scored, A. Gonzalez to third
- M. Loretta hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Gonzalez scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep center
- M. Lowell homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .294
N. Punto 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .292
J. Mauer c 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .345
    A. Casilla pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .279
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .325
T. Hunter cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .277
    J. Rabe pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
R. White lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .233
J. Tyner dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .319
 Totals 34 0 8 0 0 7 13  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (34, J Beckett).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, R White 2.
GIDP - J Mauer, T Hunter.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Santana (1, throw).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
M. Loretta 1b 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .290
    D. Murphy lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 .287
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .281
T. Nixon rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
J. Varitek c 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .248
C. Pena lf-1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .222
G. Kapler cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .241
A. Gonzalez ss 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .251
 Totals 31 6 8 4 4 5 9  
 Batting
HR - D Ortiz 2 (52, 1st inning off J Santana 0 on, 2 Out, 7th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 1 Out), M Lowell (18, 7th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 1 Out).
S - A Gonzalez.
SF - M Loretta.
RBI - D Ortiz 2 (132), M Loretta (57), M Lowell (71).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, A Gonzalez 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Gonzalez (7, ground ball).
DP - 2 (D Pedroia-A Gonzalez-M Loretta, M Lowell-D Pedroia-M Loretta).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (L, 18-6) 5.0 6 4 2 3 3 1 2.79
M. Guerrier 1.2 2 2 2 1 1 2 3.34
G. Perkins 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 16-10) 8.0 6 0 0 0 5 0 4.82
K. Foulke 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.53
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 100-67; M Guerrier 36-23; G Perkins 18-13; J Beckett 103-69; K Foulke 25-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 6-7; M Guerrier 2-2; G Perkins 1-2; J Beckett 11-8; K Foulke 1-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 25; M Guerrier 8; G Perkins 4; J Beckett 29; K Foulke 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 36,434.
Weather: 61 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S DAVID ORTIZ AND MIKE LOWELL IN THE SEVENTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 21, 2006 10:13 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
2-4
0 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
3-3, 2 HR
2 RBI