Minnesota 5, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(22-24)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Texas 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 1
WP: B. Bonser (3-1) S: J. Nathan (9)
LP: R. Tejeda (4-4)
(18-29)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to left, L. Castillo scored, M. Cuddyer to second
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Teixeira doubled to center, K. Lofton scored
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to right, L. Rodriguez scored, C. Heintz to third
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Teixeira singled to right, K. Lofton scored, M. Young to second
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner grounded into fielder's choice, N. Punto scored, L. Castillo out at second
- J. Tyner scored, J. Morneau to second on wild pitch
Bot 8th: Texas
- F. Catalanotto singled to left, R. Vazquez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .329
J. Tyner dh 4 1 0 1 0 0 4 .253
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 .269
J. Morneau 1b 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .282
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 .315
J. Kubel lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .252
    L. Ford lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
L. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .194
C. Heintz c 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
N. Punto ss 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 .230
 Totals 35 5 8 4 8 4 24  
 Batting
HR - J Morneau (14, 3rd inning off R Tejeda 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Hunter (40), L Castillo (7), J Morneau (33), J Tyner (10).
2-out RBI - T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 2, C Heintz 1, J Morneau 1, L Rodriguez 2, J Kubel 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - J Kubel (2, 2nd base off R Tejeda/C Stewart), N Punto (5, 2nd base off F Francisco/C Stewart).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Castillo-N Punto-J Morneau).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 .267
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .240
M. Teixeira dh 5 0 3 2 0 1 1 .307
V. Diaz rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .265
N. Cruz lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .211
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 1 2 4 .240
R. Vazquez 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .600
    S. Sosa ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .266
M. Kata 1b 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .220
C. Stewart c 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
    F. Catalanotto ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .164
    G. Laird c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 39 3 13 3 3 11 24  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (6, B Bonser); M Teixeira (15, B Bonser); N Cruz (8, J Nathan).
RBI - M Teixeira 2 (29), F Catalanotto (10).
2-out RBI - F Catalanotto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Vazquez 2, S Sosa 1, M Young 1, N Cruz 2.
GIDP - V Diaz.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - K Lofton (15, 2nd base off B Bonser/C Heintz).
 
 Fielding
E - C Stewart (2, throw).
PB - C Stewart.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bonser (W, 3-1) 5.0 6 2 2 2 6 0 3.88
M. Guerrier (H, 3) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.93
J. Rincon (H, 6) 0.2 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.18
P. Neshek (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.27
J. Nathan (S, 9) 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.21
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda (L, 4-4) 3.0 7 5 5 3 3 1 5.18
C.J. Wilson 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2.35
W. Eyre 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
F. Francisco 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.76
J. Benoit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.57
WP - C Wilson 2, J Rincon.
IBB - T Hunter (by C Wilson).
HBP - N Cruz (by B Bonser); J Tyner (by F Francisco).
Pitches-strikes - B Bonser 101-63; M Guerrier 29-18; J Rincon 24-16; P Neshek 4-2; J Nathan 20-11; R Tejeda 86-52; C Wilson 40-20; W Eyre 16-10; F Francisco 22-12; J Benoit 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bonser 2-7; M Guerrier 2-2; J Rincon 0-0; P Neshek 0-1; J Nathan 2-0; R Tejeda 2-4; C Wilson 5-1; W Eyre 5-1; F Francisco 0-2; J Benoit 2-1.
Batters faced - B Bonser 24; M Guerrier 8; J Rincon 5; P Neshek 1; J Nathan 5; R Tejeda 19; C Wilson 10; W Eyre 6; F Francisco 5; J Benoit 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 3:29.
Attendance: 24,370.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, in from center.

Updated on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 5:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
L. Castillo L. Castillo
3-5
1 RBI
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
3-5
2 RBI