Boston 2, Minnesota 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(19-9)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 8 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
WP: T. Wakefield (3-3) S: J. Papelbon (9)
LP: C. Silva (2-2)
(15-14)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Lugo flied out to deep right
- K. Youkilis flied out to deep left
- D. Ortiz walked
- M. Ramirez flied out to center

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer hit by pitch
- T. Hunter singled to third, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau flied out to left

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- J.D. Drew grounded out to second
- M. Lowell grounded out to third
- C. Crisp popped out to left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Redmond grounded out to shortstop
- J. Kubel walked
- J. Rabe flied out to center
- J. Bartlett doubled to left, J. Kubel to third
- L. Castillo lined out to shortstop

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Mirabelli doubled to deep left
- A. Cora sacrificed to second, D. Mirabelli to third
- J. Lugo grounded into fielder's choice, D. Mirabelli out at home
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- T. Hunter singled to center
- T. Hunter stole second
- J. Morneau struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep left
- M. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- J.D. Drew walked
- M. Lowell grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond grounded out to third
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- J. Rabe struck out swinging

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- C. Crisp struck out looking
- D. Mirabelli flied out to deep center
- A. Cora tripled to deep right center
- J. Lugo flied out to right center

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- L. Castillo grounded out to second
- N. Punto flied out to right

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
- M. Ramirez doubled to deep right center
- J.D. Drew grounded out to first, M. Ramirez to third
- M. Lowell flied out to deep left

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- T. Hunter walked
- T. Hunter caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- J. Morneau walked
- M. Redmond flied out to deep center

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

  Top 7th: Boston
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- D. Mirabelli grounded out to shortstop
- A. Cora singled to left center
- J. Lugo grounded into fielder's choice, A. Cora out at second

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel flied out to center
- J. Rabe flied out to center
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third

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

  Top 8th: Boston
- P. Neshek relieved C. Silva
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz struck out looking
- M. Ramirez fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J.C. Romero relieved T. Wakefield
- L. Castillo grounded out to second
- N. Punto struck out looking
- J. Mauer ground rule double to deep left
- B. Donnelly relieved J.C. Romero
- T. Hunter fouled out to shallow right

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

  Top 9th: Boston
- J. Rincon relieved P. Neshek
- J.D. Drew tripled to deep center
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crisp singled to right, J.D. Drew scored
- D. Mirabelli struck out swinging
- A. Cora singled to center, C. Crisp to second
- J. Lugo popped out to first

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

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- J. Papelbon relieved B. Donnelly
- J. Morneau flied out to deep center
- M. Redmond flied out to right
- J. Kubel grounded out to shortstop

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