Texas 9, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 12 2
Texas 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 X 9 14 0
WP: R. Dempster (3-1)
LP: B. Duensing (3-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left
- N. Cruz doubled to deep center, J. Hamilton scored
Bot 2nd: Texas
- M. Moreland homered to deep right, G. Soto and C. Gentry scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- G. Soto singled to center, N. Cruz scored, D. Murphy to second
- I. Kinsler tripled to deep center, D. Murphy, G. Soto and C. Gentry scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
Top 5th: Minnesota
- P. Florimon singled to right, J. Carroll scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to shallow center, B. Revere scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .288
B. Revere rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 .307
J. Mauer dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .313
J. Willingham lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .258
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .285
T. Plouffe 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .240
J. Carroll 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .247
P. Florimon ss 3 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .321
 Totals 35 3 12 3 1 3 9 1 17  
 Batting
2B - B Revere (13, R Ross); J Mauer (26, R Ross); J Carroll (15, R Dempster).
HR - J Morneau (17, 4th inning off R Dempster 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Mauer (65), J Morneau (60), P Florimon (2).
2-out RBI - J Mauer, J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Willingham 4, J Carroll 1.
GIDP - D Span 2, R Doumit.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - B Revere (30, 2nd base off R Dempster/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
E - J Carroll (12, field); P Florimon (4, field).
Outfield assists - B Revere.
DP - 1 (B Revere-J Morneau).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 5 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 2 .271
E. Andrus ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .297
J. Hamilton lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .288
A. Beltre 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .313
N. Cruz dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .265
D. Murphy rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .316
G. Soto c 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .254
C. Gentry cf 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .314
M. Moreland 1b 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 5 .294
 Totals 37 9 14 9 2 1 6 0 15  
 Batting
2B - J Hamilton (24, B Duensing); N Cruz 2 (34, B Duensing 2).
3B - I Kinsler (4, A Burnett).
HR - I Kinsler (15, 1st inning off B Duensing 0 on, 0 Out), M Moreland (14, 2nd inning off B Duensing 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - I Kinsler 4 (64), N Cruz (75), G Soto (12), M Moreland 3 (43).
2-out RBI - I Kinsler 3, N Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 1, E Andrus 1, D Murphy 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - E Andrus (8, 2nd base by B Duensing/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Gentry.
DP - 3 (M Moreland-E Andrus, E Andrus-M Moreland, E Andrus-I Kinsler-M Moreland).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Duensing (L, 3-9) 2.1 10 9 9 1 3 2 1.47 5.28  
A. Burnett 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 2.91  
C. Fien 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 1.25  
T. Robertson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.56 6.48  
G. Perkins 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.21 2.82  
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster (W, 3-1) 6.0 8 2 2 2 7 1 1.47 5.46  
R. Ross 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.19 1.81  
M. Lowe 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.00 2.00  
T. Scheppers 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.64 4.56  
WP - R Dempster.
Pitches-strikes - B Duensing 74-44; A Burnett 38-24; C Fien 11-8; T Robertson 10-7; G Perkins 14-10; R Dempster 109-69; R Ross 17-14; M Lowe 18-13; T Scheppers 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duensing 5-5; A Burnett 3-6; C Fien 1-2; T Robertson 2-0; G Perkins 1-1; R Dempster 8-8; R Ross 2-2; M Lowe 1-0; T Scheppers 1-0.
Batters faced - B Duensing 17; A Burnett 11; C Fien 4; T Robertson 3; G Perkins 3; R Dempster 26; R Ross 5; M Lowe 4; T Scheppers 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Conroy. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, in from right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 26, 2012 3:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau Justin Morneau
4-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
I. Kinsler Ian Kinsler
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI