Texas 14, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(20-24)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 5 1
Texas 1 1 1 1 8 2 0 0 X 14 15 2
WP: V. Padilla (2-6)
LP: C. Silva (2-5)
(18-27)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to center, L. Castillo scored, N. Punto to second
Bot 1st: Texas
- S. Sosa doubled to deep left, M. Teixeira scored, S. Sosa to third advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: Texas
- F. Catalanotto homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Teixeira grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, K. Lofton scored, M. Young out at second
Bot 4th: Texas
- G. Laird doubled to deep right, N. Cruz scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- S. Sosa doubled to deep right, K. Lofton and M. Teixeira scored, S. Sosa to third advancing on throw
- G. Laird homered to deep left center, F. Catalanotto, S. Sosa and I. Kinsler scored
- M. Young singled to shortstop, R. Vazquez scored, K. Lofton to third, M. Young to second on shortstop N. Punto's throwing error
- M. Teixeira singled to second, K. Lofton scored, M. Young out at third
Bot 6th: Texas
- N. Cruz homered to deep center
- R. Vazquez hit sacrifice fly to center, F. Catalanotto scored, I. Kinsler to third
Top 7th: Minnesota
- L. Ford scored, L. Rodriguez to second on wild pitch, L. Rodriguez to third on G. Laird's throwing error
- N. Punto grounded out to third, L. Rodriguez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .321
N. Punto ss 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .236
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .271
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .274
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .319
    J. Tyner lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
M. Redmond c 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .308
    C. Heintz c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
J. Kubel dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250
L. Ford lf-cf 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .185
L. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .204
 Totals 33 4 5 3 2 5 12  
 Batting
RBI - T Hunter (37), J Morneau (27), N Punto (8).
2-out RBI - T Hunter, J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Redmond 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - N Punto (2, throw).
DP - 1 (L Castillo-N Punto-J Morneau).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 .255
    V. Diaz ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300
M. Young ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .232
M. Teixeira 1b 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 .306
    M. Kata 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
S. Sosa rf 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .265
    K. Mahar cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
N. Cruz lf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .215
F. Catalanotto dh 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 .150
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .240
G. Laird c 3 1 2 5 1 0 0 .240
R. Vazquez 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .636
 Totals 36 14 15 12 5 4 8  
 Batting
2B - S Sosa 2 (10, C Silva 2); K Lofton (5, C Silva); N Cruz (7, C Silva); G Laird (5, C Silva).
HR - F Catalanotto (3, 2nd inning off C Silva 0 on, 0 Out), G Laird (2, 5th inning off J DePaula 3 on, 2 Out), N Cruz (3, 6th inning off J DePaula 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - R Vazquez.
RBI - S Sosa 3 (35), F Catalanotto (9), G Laird 5 (14), M Teixeira (27), N Cruz (12), R Vazquez (7).
2-out RBI - S Sosa, G Laird 5, M Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Vazquez 1, V Diaz 1, N Cruz 1.
GIDP - M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - V Diaz (1, fly ball); G Laird (4, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (L, 2-5) 4.1 9 7 7 1 2 1 4.47
J. DePaula 1.0 6 7 6 3 0 2 27.00
G. Perkins 2.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.80
J. Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.76
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla (W, 2-6) 5.2 5 2 2 2 4 0 5.52
W. Eyre 1.1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4.32
F. Francisco 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.88
A. Otsuka 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.08
WP - V Padilla, W Eyre.
IBB - M Teixeira (by C Silva).
HBP - F Catalanotto (by J DePaula); L Rodriguez (by W Eyre).
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 88-56; J DePaula 47-21; G Perkins 34-23; J Rincon 4-3; V Padilla 99-64; W Eyre 18-11; F Francisco 8-6; A Otsuka 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 8-3; J DePaula 2-0; G Perkins 1-4; J Rincon 0-1; V Padilla 7-6; W Eyre 1-3; F Francisco 3-0; A Otsuka 1-1.
Batters faced - C Silva 22; J DePaula 12; G Perkins 8; J Rincon 1; V Padilla 24; W Eyre 6; F Francisco 3; A Otsuka 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:59. (Plus rain delay totaling 28 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 24,814.
Weather: 75 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 13 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
1-3
1 RBI
 Texas
G. Laird G. Laird
2-3, 1 HR
5 RBI