Boston 4, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(20-10)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 10 1
WP: C. Schilling (4-1) S: J. Papelbon (10)
LP: S. Ponson (2-4)
(16-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- J.D. Drew doubled to deep center, A. Cora scored, D. Ortiz out at home
Top 3rd: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to right, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to second
Top 5th: Boston
- J.D. Drew reached on fielder's choice, A. Cora scored, K. Youkilis to second
- J. Varitek singled to left, K. Youkilis scored, M. Lowell to second
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner singled to right, L. Rodriguez and M. Redmond scored, L. Castillo to second
- T. Hunter singled to right, L. Castillo scored, J. Tyner to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .236
A. Cora ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .405
D. Ortiz dh 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 .298
K. Youkilis 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .278
    W. Pena lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 3 .266
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .294
J. Varitek c 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .250
E. Hinske lf-1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .240
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .239
 Totals 33 4 9 4 5 6 18  
 Batting
2B - J Drew (4, S Ponson); D Pedroia 2 (6, S Ponson 2).
RBI - J Drew 2 (11), K Youkilis (10), J Varitek (11).
2-out RBI - J Drew, K Youkilis, J Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hinske 1, C Crisp 1, J Drew 1.
GIDP - J Varitek.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - C Crisp (1, 2nd base by S Ponson/M Redmond).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .289
J. Tyner rf 5 0 1 2 0 1 1 .299
T. Hunter cf 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .345
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .267
J. Cirillo dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
J. Kubel lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .244
    J. Rabe ph-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
M. Redmond c 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .246
L. Rodriguez 3b 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .171
    N. Punto ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .264
 Totals 36 3 10 3 2 8 17  
 Batting
RBI - J Tyner 2 (9), T Hunter (21).
2-out RBI - J Tyner 2, T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Morneau 2, L Rodriguez 1, T Hunter 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett (4, 2nd base off C Schilling/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - S Ponson (1, throw).
Outfield assists - T Hunter (D Ortiz at Home), J Kubel (A Cora at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (J Kubel-L Castillo, G Perkins-J Bartlett-L Castillo-J Morneau).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Schilling (W, 4-1) 6.2 8 3 3 2 7 0 3.28
H. Okajima (H, 8) 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.56
J. Papelbon (S, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.46
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Ponson (L, 2-4) 5.1 8 4 3 4 5 0 6.42
G. Perkins 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.70
J. Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.19
D. Reyes 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.48
J. Crain 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.68
IBB - D Ortiz (by S Ponson).
HBP - A Cora (by S Ponson); K Youkilis (by G Perkins).
Pitches-strikes - C Schilling 99-71; H Okajima 20-13; J Papelbon 14-10; S Ponson 99-60; G Perkins 24-13; J Rincon 8-4; D Reyes 8-5; J Crain 6-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Schilling 5-7; H Okajima 3-1; J Papelbon 1-1; S Ponson 7-3; G Perkins 2-2; J Rincon 0-2; D Reyes 2-0; J Crain 0-1.
Batters faced - C Schilling 29; H Okajima 6; J Papelbon 3; S Ponson 28; G Perkins 7; J Rincon 2; D Reyes 2; J Crain 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 3:01.
Attendance: 27,807.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER SINGLED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 21 GAMES.

Updated on Sunday, May 6, 2007 5:26 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Pedroia D. Pedroia
3-4
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4
1 RBI