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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp singled to center
- C. Crisp caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- A. Cora hit by pitch
- D. Ortiz walked, A. Cora to second
- K. Youkilis struck out looking
- J.D. Drew doubled to deep center, A. Cora scored, D. Ortiz out at home

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to left
- J. Tyner grounded out to second, L. Castillo to second
- T. Hunter struck out swinging
- J. Morneau struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell struck out looking
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- E. Hinske struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Cirillo grounded out to third
- J. Kubel struck out swinging
- M. Redmond walked
- L. Rodriguez struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to center
- C. Crisp flied out to right, D. Pedroia to third
- A. Cora grounded out to pitcher
- D. Ortiz intentionally walked
- K. Youkilis singled to right, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to second
- J.D. Drew grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett singled to center
- L. Castillo fouled out to third
- J. Bartlett stole second
- J. Tyner struck out looking
- T. Hunter flied out to center

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- M. Lowell popped out to shallow right center
- J. Varitek walked
- E. Hinske grounded into fielder's choice, J. Varitek out at second
- D. Pedroia singled to right, E. Hinske to second
- C. Crisp grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to deep right
- J. Cirillo flied out to right
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- M. Redmond singled to center, J. Morneau to second
- L. Rodriguez grounded out to second

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- A. Cora singled to right
- D. Ortiz walked, A. Cora to second
- K. Youkilis grounded into fielder's choice, A. Cora to third, D. Ortiz out at second
- J.D. Drew reached on fielder's choice, A. Cora scored, K. Youkilis to second
- M. Lowell grounded into fielder's choice, K. Youkilis to third, J.D. Drew out at second
- J. Varitek singled to left, K. Youkilis scored, M. Lowell to second
- E. Hinske popped out to first

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to second
- L. Castillo grounded out to second
- J. Tyner flied out to center

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- D. Pedroia ground rule double to deep left center
- C. Crisp struck out swinging
- G. Perkins relieved G. Perkins
- A. Cora singled to right, D. Pedroia to third
- D. Ortiz flied into double play left to second, A. Cora out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to shortstop
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- J. Cirillo lined into double play second to first, T. Hunter out at first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 0

  Top 7th: Boston
- K. Youkilis hit by pitch
- J.D. Drew flied out to right
- M. Lowell walked, K. Youkilis to second
- J. Varitek grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to second to first, M. Lowell out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel struck out looking
- M. Redmond singled to right
- L. Rodriguez walked, M. Redmond to second
- J. Bartlett fouled out to first
- L. Castillo singled to left, M. Redmond to third, L. Rodriguez to second
- J. Tyner singled to right, L. Rodriguez and M. Redmond scored, L. Castillo to second
- H. Okajima relieved C. Schilling
- T. Hunter singled to right, L. Castillo scored, J. Tyner to second
- J. Morneau grounded out to second

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 8th: Boston
- E. Hinske struck out swinging
- J. Rincon relieved G. Perkins
- D. Pedroia popped out to third
- C. Crisp flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- W. Pena in left field
- E. Hinske at first
- J. Cirillo fouled out to third
- J. Rabe hit for J. Kubel
- J. Rabe singled to left
- M. Redmond grounded out to third, J. Rabe to second
- N. Punto hit for L. Rodriguez
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 9th: Boston
- J. Rabe in left field
- N. Punto at third
- D. Reyes relieved J. Rincon
- A. Cora grounded bunt out to third
- D. Ortiz grounded out to third
- J. Crain relieved D. Reyes
- W. Pena flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- J. Papelbon relieved H. Okajima
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- J. Tyner lined out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Minnesota 3
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Pedroia D. Pedroia
3-4
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4
1 RBI