Minnesota 5, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(70-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 7 2
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 5 8 2
WP: J. Nathan (4-2)
LP: J. Benoit (7-4)
(73-77)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Texas
- F. Catalanotto struck out looking
- D. Murphy struck out swinging
- M. Young safe at first on shortstop J. Bartlett's fielding error
- M. Byrd grounded into fielder's choice, M. Young out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Texas 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett flied out to right
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- J. Mauer struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 2nd: Texas
- J. Botts grounded out to shortstop
- B. Wilkerson struck out swinging
- G. Quiroz singled to center
- R. Vazquez popped out to shallow left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter hit by pitch
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- M. Cuddyer walked, T. Hunter to second
- T. Hunter stole thirdM. Cuddyer to second, T. Hunter scored, M. Cuddyer to third on G. Quiroz's throwing error
- G. Jones popped out to third
- B. Buscher struck out swinging

1 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Texas 0, Minnesota 1

  Top 3rd: Texas
- T. Metcalf doubled to deep right
- F. Catalanotto fouled out to third
- D. Murphy flied out to left
- M. Young singled to left, T. Metcalf scored
- M. Byrd struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett flied out to left center
- J. Kubel singled to right
- J. Mauer flied out to left center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Minnesota 1

  Top 4th: Texas
- J. Botts popped out to left
- B. Wilkerson flied out to left
- G. Quiroz struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter grounded out to third
- J. Morneau flied out to center
- M. Cuddyer singled to second
- G. Jones flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Minnesota 1

  Top 5th: Texas
- R. Vazquez fouled out to shallow left
- T. Metcalf flied out to center
- F. Catalanotto popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher struck out looking
- N. Punto reached on bunt single to pitcher
- J. Bartlett singled to right, N. Punto to third
- J. Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Bartlett out at second

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

  Top 6th: Texas
- D. Murphy flied out to right
- M. Young struck out swinging
- M. Byrd singled to center
- J. Botts struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep left center
- T. Hunter struck out swinging
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 7th: Texas
- J. Rincon relieved K. Slowey
- B. Wilkerson reached on bunt single to pitcher
- B. Wilkerson stole second
- G. Quiroz singled to right, B. Wilkerson scored, G. Quiroz to second advancing on throw
- R. Vazquez reached on fielder's choice, G. Quiroz scored, R. Vazquez to second on pitcher J. Rincon's throwing error
- F. Catalanotto grounded out to first, R. Vazquez to third
- D. Murphy grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Texas 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- B. White relieved E. Volquez
- L. Ford hit for G. Jones
- L. Ford walked
- B. Buscher struck out looking
- N. Punto flied into double play right to first, L. Ford out at first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Minnesota 2

  Top 8th: Texas
- L. Ford in left field
- M. Guerrier relieved J. Rincon
- M. Young struck out swinging
- M. Byrd struck out swinging
- J. Botts walked
- N. Cruz ran for J. Botts
- B. Wilkerson walked, N. Cruz to second
- G. Quiroz struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- M. Byrd in left field
- N. Cruz in right field
- C.J. Wilson relieved B. White
- J. Bartlett singled to second
- L. Rodriguez hit for J. Kubel
- J. Kubel sacrificed to pitcher, J. Bartlett to second
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop, J. Bartlett to third
- T. Hunter singled to left, J. Bartlett scored
- T. Hunter stole second
- J. Morneau struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Minnesota 3

  Top 9th: Texas
- L. Rodriguez at designated hitter
- J. Nathan relieved M. Guerrier
- I. Kinsler hit for R. Vazquez
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Metcalf homered to deep left center
- F. Catalanotto grounded out to shortstop
- D. Murphy struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- I. Kinsler at second
- J. Benoit relieved C.J. Wilson
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
- L. Ford walked
- B. Buscher sacrificed to third, L. Ford to second
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett safe at first on second baseman I. Kinsler's fielding error, L. Ford scored

2 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Texas 4, Minnesota 5
 
 Top Batters
 Texas
T. Metcalf T. Metcalf
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI