Boston 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(78-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 8 0
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 X 6 13 1
WP: T. Wakefield (17-12) S: H. Okajima (5)
LP: N. Blackburn (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- R. White homered to deep left
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Boston
- K. Youkilis doubled to deep center, J.D. Drew scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher singled to left center, M. Cuddyer scored, R. White to second
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right, J. Tyner scored
Bot 6th: Boston
- M. Lowell homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to center, C. Crisp scored, A. Cora to third
- J.D. Drew homered to deep right, A. Cora and M. Lowell scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
J. Tyner lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .286
J. Mauer c 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .293
    L. Ford pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .278
R. White dh 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .170
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .244
L. Rodriguez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221
 Totals 33 4 8 4 0 2 7  
 Batting
HR - R White (4, 3rd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 0 Out), J Mauer (7, 4th inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R White (19), J Mauer 2 (60), B Buscher (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bartlett 1.
GIDP - L Rodriguez, T Hunter, M Cuddyer.
Team LOB - 2.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Buscher-L Rodriguez-J Morneau).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .270
A. Cora 2b-ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .243
M. Ramirez dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .295
M. Lowell 3b 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 .326
J.D. Drew rf 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 .270
K. Youkilis 1b 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .290
J. Ellsbury lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .339
D. Mirabelli c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .205
R. Clayton ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .247
    D. Pedroia 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317
 Totals 36 6 13 6 0 5 17  
 Batting
2B - M Ramirez (33, C Silva); C Crisp (28, C Silva); K Youkilis (35, C Silva).
3B - J Drew (4, C Silva).
HR - M Lowell (21, 6th inning off C Silva 0 on, 0 Out), J Drew (11, 7th inning off N Blackburn 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Youkilis (83), M Lowell 2 (120), J Drew 3 (64).
2-out RBI - M Lowell, J Drew 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Clayton 1, M Lowell 2.
GIDP - R Clayton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (28, 3rd base off C Silva/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - R Clayton (8, throw).
DP - 3 (T Wakefield-A Cora-K Youkilis, M Lowell-A Cora-K Youkilis, H Okajima-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva 6.0 9 2 2 0 3 1 4.19
N. Blackburn (L, 0-2; BS, 1) 1.0 4 4 4 0 1 1 7.71
J. DePaula 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.55
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (W, 17-12) 7.0 6 4 3 0 1 2 4.76
J. Lopez (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.10
H. Okajima (S, 5) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
WP - T Wakefield.
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 97-66; N Blackburn 24-16; J DePaula 7-7; T Wakefield 92-60; J Lopez 9-6; H Okajima 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 7-8; N Blackburn 1-1; J DePaula 1-1; T Wakefield 10-10; J Lopez 3-0; H Okajima 2-0.
Batters faced - C Silva 26; N Blackburn 7; J DePaula 3; T Wakefield 26; J Lopez 3; H Okajima 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Randy Marsh.
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 36,619.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, in from left.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 30, 2007 5:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
J.D. Drew J.D. Drew
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI