Minnesota 4, Texas 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 0
Minnesota 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 X 4 7 1
WP: M. Garza (4-6) S: J. Nathan (34)
LP: V. Padilla (6-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
- F. Catalanotto homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to center, J. Bartlett scored, T. Hunter to third
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, G. Jones scored, B. Buscher to third, N. Punto out at second
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center
Top 7th: Texas
- D. Murphy singled to left, J. Botts to second, J. Botts scored, D. Murphy to second on G. Jones' fielding error
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep right
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .268
    M. Byrd ph-cf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .305
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .264
M. Young dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .313
J. Botts lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .243
B. Wilkerson rf-1b 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .233
D. Murphy cf-rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .373
J. Saltalamacchia c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239
    S. Sosa ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253
    G. Quiroz c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
T. Metcalf 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .241
R. Vazquez ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .238
    J. Hairston Jr. ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189
 Totals 33 2 7 1 0 9 10  
 Batting
2B - D Murphy (10, M Garza); M Byrd (16, J Rincon).
HR - F Catalanotto (11, 1st inning off M Garza 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - F Catalanotto (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Young 1, T Metcalf 2.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 4.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 .268
J. Kubel dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .269
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .287
T. Hunter cf 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .291
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .274
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .275
G. Jones lf 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .169
    J. Tyner lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
B. Buscher 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .263
    L. Rodriguez 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .218
N. Punto 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .211
 Totals 30 4 7 4 7 4 19  
 Batting
HR - M Cuddyer (15, 3rd inning off V Padilla 0 on, 2 Out), J Kubel (12, 7th inning off A Galarraga 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Morneau (108), J Bartlett (43), M Cuddyer (75), J Kubel (61).
2-out RBI - J Morneau, M Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, J Bartlett 2, J Mauer 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett (22, 2nd base off V Padilla/J Saltalamacchia).
CS - T Hunter (8, 2nd base by V Padilla).
 
 Fielding
E - G Jones (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (N Punto-J Bartlett-J Morneau).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla (L, 6-10) 5.0 3 3 3 5 2 1 5.76
A. Galarraga 3.0 4 1 1 2 2 1 2.25
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Garza (W, 4-6) 6.1 6 2 1 0 5 1 3.72
G. Perkins (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.46
J. Rincon (H, 13) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
J. Nathan (S, 34) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.00
Pitches-strikes - V Padilla 97-54; A Galarraga 49-29; M Garza 109-69; G Perkins 12-9; J Rincon 15-9; J Nathan 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Padilla 2-10; A Galarraga 4-3; M Garza 6-8; G Perkins 0-1; J Rincon 1-1; J Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced - V Padilla 22; A Galarraga 15; M Garza 24; G Perkins 3; J Rincon 3; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Dimuro. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 17,842.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2007 11:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
F. Catalanotto F. Catalanotto
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI