Texas 5, Minnesota 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(54-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
WP: K. Loe (6-9)
LP: B. Bonser (5-10)
(61-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Byrd homered to deep left, M. Young scored
Top 5th: Texas
- J. Saltalamacchia homered to deep right
- M. Byrd singled to second, F. Catalanotto and M. Young scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .261
    S. Sosa ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
    D. Murphy pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .462
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .251
M. Young ss 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 .305
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 4 0 0 1 .318
J. Botts dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .204
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .231
N. Cruz rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .215
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .197
    B. Wilkerson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
R. Vazquez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
 Totals 33 5 8 5 5 6 11  
 Batting
2B - F Catalanotto (16, B Bonser); M Young (33, B Bonser).
HR - M Byrd (5, 4th inning off B Bonser 1 on, 0 Out), J Saltalamacchia (2, 5th inning off B Bonser 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Byrd 4 (47), J Saltalamacchia (5).
2-out RBI - M Byrd 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Laird 1, I Kinsler 1.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - N Cruz (J Morneau at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (M Young-I Kinsler-J Saltalamacchia, I Kinsler-M Young-J Saltalamacchia, R Vazquez-I Kinsler-J Saltalamacchia).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner lf 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .279
N. Punto ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .203
    G. Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154
    L. Rodriguez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
J. Mauer c 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .299
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .298
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .284
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .275
J. Kubel dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .252
T. Watkins 3b-ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .357
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .252
 Totals 31 0 8 0 6 3 16  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, T Hunter 2, J Tyner 2.
GIDP - T Watkins, G Jones, M Cuddyer.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Casilla (8, 2nd base off K Loe/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Cuddyer (F Catalanotto at Home).
DP - 1 (N Punto-J Morneau).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Loe (W, 6-9) 5.0 3 0 0 5 2 0 5.56
M. Wood 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4.06
F. Francisco 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.59
J. Benoit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.63
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bonser (L, 5-10) 4.2 7 5 5 3 2 2 4.93
J. Rincon 3.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.82
C. Cali 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 7.00
WP - C Cali, J Benoit.
Pitches-strikes - K Loe 80-44; M Wood 23-16; F Francisco 20-12; J Benoit 20-11; B Bonser 72-41; J Rincon 37-19; C Cali 20-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Loe 10-3; M Wood 3-1; F Francisco 3-0; J Benoit 2-1; B Bonser 3-8; J Rincon 6-2; C Cali 1-0.
Batters faced - K Loe 22; M Wood 7; F Francisco 4; J Benoit 4; B Bonser 23; J Rincon 10; C Cali 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Adam Dowdy. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 2:36. (Plus ceremonies delay totaling 36 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 41,037.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO CEREMONIES.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 18, 2007 10:26 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
M. Byrd M. Byrd
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Kubel J. Kubel
2-4