Minnesota 5, Boston 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(45-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 9 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
WP: S. Deduno (3-0) S: G. Perkins (6)
LP: J. Lester (5-9)
(53-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span doubled to shallow right, B. Dozier scored
- B. Revere singled to left center, D. Span scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- R. Doumit doubled to shallow right, J. Morneau scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- B. Dozier homered to deep left, D. Valencia scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .296
B. Revere rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .318
J. Willingham dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .266
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .260
R. Doumit lf 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .285
    D. Mastroianni pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
D. Valencia 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .205
B. Dozier ss 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 .244
D. Butera c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223
 Totals 34 5 9 5 1 1 8 0 6  
 Batting
2B - D Span (28, J Lester); J Morneau (20, J Lester); R Doumit (21, J Lester); B Dozier (10, J Lester).
HR - B Dozier (5, 9th inning off A Aceves 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Span (34), B Revere (21), R Doumit (50), B Dozier 2 (30).
2-out RBI - D Span, B Revere, R Doumit, B Dozier 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1, D Valencia 1.
GIDP - R Doumit.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
Picked Off - D Mastroianni (1st base, A Aceves).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .263
A. Gonzalez 1b 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .302
C. Ross dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .262
R. Lavarnway c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .000
W. Middlebrooks 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
R. Kalish rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .212
P. Ciriaco ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .329
 Totals 29 0 2 0 0 4 5 0 7  
 Batting
2B - A Gonzalez (29, S Deduno).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Ross 1, R Lavarnway 1, W Middlebrooks 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (P Ciriaco-D Pedroia-A Gonzalez).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Deduno (W, 3-0) 6.0 2 0 0 4 1 0 1.45 2.48  
C. Fien (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.81 1.46  
G. Perkins (S, 6) 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.28 2.83  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Lester (L, 5-9) 8.0 7 3 3 0 7 0 1.41 5.36  
A. Aceves 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 1.19 3.83  
Pitches-strikes - S Deduno 101-50; C Fien 13-7; G Perkins 25-16; J Lester 105-69; A Aceves 26-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Deduno 12-5; C Fien 0-2; G Perkins 1-1; J Lester 13-4; A Aceves 0-2.
Batters faced - S Deduno 24; C Fien 3; G Perkins 6; J Lester 30; A Aceves 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--David Rackley. 3B--Wally Bell.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 9:58 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
B. Dozier Brian Dozier
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
A. Gonzalez Adrian Gonzalez
2-3