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@LAA
17
3
TOR
@BAL
1
4
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@CLE
10
11
DET
@KCR
13
1
BOS
@MIN
6
5
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@OAK
1
6
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@TEX
11
1
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@ARI
9
7
 
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@CHC
10
8
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@CIN
5
8
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@COL
16
6
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@MIL
0
1
 
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@NYM
2
5
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@PHI
5
3
ATL
@SFG
2
8
Monday, May 25, 2009, 1:10PM
, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 27,636, Time of Game: 3:01
Red Sox
6
27-18
 Won 2 
1st
at Twins
5
22-24
 Lost 1 
3rd, 4½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  3   2  0  0   0  1  0    6 16  1
Twins           0  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  2    5  8  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .300 .333 .374 .707 19 15 -0.052 0.74 0.052 -0.104 -0.8 1 0 CS
Dustin Pedroia 2B 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .337 .428 .436 .864 19 11 0.069 0.54 0.078 -0.010 0.6 2 2 SB
Kevin Youkilis 3B 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .384 .493 .688 1.180 20 12 0.207 0.83 0.243 -0.036 2.1 0 1 2·2B
Jason Bay LF 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .289 .418 .616 1.035 16 11 0.107 0.89 0.170 -0.063 0.9 5 0 2B,SB
Mike Lowell DH 5 0 4 1 0 0 5 .305 .332 .537 .868 22 10 0.106 0.66 0.118 -0.012 1.9
   Nick Green PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .369 .426 .794 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rocco Baldelli RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .233 .267 .372 .639 12 8 0.078 0.82 0.114 -0.035 0.6 2 0 2B
   J.D. Drew PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .380 .500 .880 2 2 -0.012 0.32 0.000 -0.012 -0.7 1 0
Jason Varitek C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .238 .315 .500 .815 16 13 -0.110 0.69 0.000 -0.110 -1.9 10 0
Jeff Bailey 1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .197 .329 .410 .739 8 5 -0.023 0.77 0.074 -0.098 0.1 4 1 HR,HBP
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .258 .319 .364 .683 21 15 -0.102 0.88 0.000 -0.102 -1.6 1 1
Brad Penny P 1 0
   Ramon Ramirez P 0 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 42 6 16 6 0 8 43 .381 .395 .548 .943 155 102 0.268 0.74 0.849 -0.582 1.2 27 5
2B: R Baldelli (1, off F Liriano); K Youkilis 2 (13, 2 off F Liriano); J Bay (11, off F Liriano).
HR: J Bailey (3, off R Dickey, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: J Bailey (4, by R Dickey).
TB: J Bailey 4; M Lowell 4; K Youkilis 4; R Baldelli 3; J Bay 3; D Pedroia 3; J Ellsbury 2.
RBI: J Bay 2 (47); K Youkilis 2 (28); J Bailey (9); M Lowell (33).
2-out RBI: K Youkilis 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: R Baldelli (1).
Baserunning
SB: D Pedroia (6, 2nd base off F Liriano/M Redmond); J Bay (5, 3rd base off F Liriano/M Redmond).
CS: J Ellsbury (6, 2nd base by F Liriano POCS).

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Carlos Gomez CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .225 .293 .326 .619 20 14 0.002 0.81 0.065 -0.063 0.3 5 0 2B
Matt Tolbert 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .197 .265 .279 .543 18 12 -0.035 0.87 0.040 -0.075 -0.3 3 1 SB
Justin Morneau 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .341 .422 .653 1.075 9 7 0.008 0.78 0.059 -0.051 0.1 4 1 2B
Jason Kubel DH 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .340 .377 .535 .911 20 14 0.086 0.98 0.135 -0.049 0.8
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .286 .373 .518 .891 14 10 -0.009 1.33 0.106 -0.115 -0.0 2 0 HR
Brian Buscher 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .186 .319 .305 .625 11 8 -0.103 0.96 0.000 -0.103 -1.0 1 3
Mike Redmond C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .259 .322 .315 .637 17 10 -0.018 0.83 0.033 -0.051 0.1 8 0 2B
   Joe Mauer PH 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .444 .530 .914 1.444 4 3 0.032 0.59 0.032 0.000 1.8 HR
Delmon Young LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .253 .296 .297 .593 14 10 -0.134 1.27 0.000 -0.134 -0.9 3 0
Nick Punto SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .181 .290 .198 .488 17 11 -0.060 0.73 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 1 2
Francisco Liriano P 0 1
   R.A. Dickey P 0 0
   Luis Ayala P 0 0
   Sean Henn P 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 8 5 0 10 35 .229 .229 .486 .714 144 99 -0.231 0.95 0.470 -0.701 0.2 27 8
2B: M Redmond (3, off B Penny); C Gomez (5, off B Penny); J Morneau (13, off B Penny).
HR: M Cuddyer (8, off B Penny, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J Mauer (11, off J Papelbon, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
TB: M Cuddyer 4; J Mauer 4; J Morneau 2; M Redmond 2; C Gomez 2; J Kubel 2; M Tolbert.
RBI: J Mauer 2 (31); J Kubel (24); J Morneau (41); M Cuddyer (31).
2-out RBI: J Mauer 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
PB: M Redmond (2).
Baserunning
SB: M Tolbert (2, 2nd base off B Penny/J Varitek).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Brad Penny, W (5-1) 5.1 6 3 3 0 7 1 5.96 22 91 62 38 9 15 5 10 1 0 51 -0.035 0.84 -0.4
Ramon Ramirez, H (7) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.74 5 26 16 9 1 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.166 1.28 1.1
Hideki Okajima, H (7) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70 3 13 10 4 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.055 0.71 0.5
Jonathan Papelbon, S (12) 1 2 2 2 0 1 1 2.57 5 14 11 6 1 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.045 1.19 -1.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 0 10 2 5.00 35 144 99 57 14 28 8 17 1 0 51 1 0 0.231 0.95 -0.2

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Francisco Liriano, L (2-6) 4 11 5 5 0 7 0 6.42 22 84 57 29 12 16 5 10 3 0 27 -0.301 1.07 -2.9
R.A. Dickey 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 3.42 16 58 34 17 1 16 6 9 2 0 0 0 0.024 0.40 1.1
Luis Ayala 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.79 3 7 6 3 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 -0.011 0.17 -0.7
Sean Henn 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91 2 6 5 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.020 0.32 1.2
Team Totals 9 16 6 6 0 8 1 6.00 43 155 102 52 13 37 12 22 6 0 27 2 0 -0.268 0.74 -1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Dickey (2; J Bailey).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Liriano (3; J Ellsbury, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Tony Randazzo, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Todd Tichenor.
Time of Game: 3:01.
Attendance: 27,636.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 0mph.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 3-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RR BOS K. Youkilis F. Liriano 15% 87% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Ellsbury Scores; Pedroia Scores
t3 0-1 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR BOS J. Bay F. Liriano 14% 63% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Pedroia Scores; Youkilis Scores
b2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN M. Cuddyer B. Penny -11% 37% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS R. Baldelli F. Liriano 10% 64% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Lowell to 3B
t3 0-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS K. Youkilis F. Liriano 10% 49% Double to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Pedroia to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury F. Liriano -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS D. Pedroia F. Liriano 2% 50% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis F. Liriano -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  BOS J. Bay F. Liriano 1% 48% Pedroia Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O BOS J. Bay F. Liriano -3% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN C. Gomez B. Penny 2% 47% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert B. Penny 2% 49% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Penny 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS M. Lowell F. Liriano 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS R. Baldelli F. Liriano 10% 64% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Lowell to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Varitek F. Liriano -5% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Bailey F. Liriano -8% 51% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Lugo F. Liriano -6% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Penny 2% 47% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R MIN M. Cuddyer B. Penny -11% 37% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN B. Buscher B. Penny 1% 38% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Redmond B. Penny 1% 39% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Twins 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury F. Liriano 4% 43% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 2,(2-0)  O BOS D. Pedroia F. Liriano -7% 36% Ellsbury Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t3 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  BOS D. Pedroia F. Liriano 3% 39% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS K. Youkilis F. Liriano 10% 49% Double to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Pedroia to 3B
t3 0-1 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR BOS J. Bay F. Liriano 14% 63% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Pedroia Scores; Youkilis Scores
t3 2-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  BOS M. Lowell F. Liriano 3% 66% Bay Steals 3B
t3 2-1 1 --3 5,(3-1)  R BOS M. Lowell F. Liriano 5% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bay Scores
t3 3-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS R. Baldelli F. Liriano -2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Varitek F. Liriano -2% 67% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 8-9-1
b3 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIN D. Young B. Penny 3% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN N. Punto B. Penny 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b3 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN C. Gomez B. Penny 1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Twins 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Twins' Francisco Liriano facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Bailey F. Liriano -2% 71% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 3-1 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O BOS J. Lugo F. Liriano -1% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t4 3-1 2 --- 7,(2-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury F. Liriano 1% 70% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 3-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  BOS D. Pedroia F. Liriano 2% 72% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Ellsbury to 2B
t4 3-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RR BOS K. Youkilis F. Liriano 15% 87% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Ellsbury Scores; Pedroia Scores
t4 5-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Bay F. Liriano -1% 85% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 2-3-4
b4 1-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN M. Tolbert B. Penny -3% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 1-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIN J. Morneau B. Penny 3% 85% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b4 1-5 1 1-- 9,(3-2)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Penny 2% 87% Strikeout Swinging, Tolbert Steals 2B
b4 1-5 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer B. Penny 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' R.A. Dickey facing 5-6-7
R.A. Dickey replaces Francisco Liriano pitching
t5 5-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS M. Lowell R. Dickey 1% 91% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 5-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BOS R. Baldelli R. Dickey -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 5-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Varitek R. Dickey -1% 88% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 5-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS J. Bailey R. Dickey 1% 89% Hit By Pitch; Lowell to 2B
t5 5-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Lugo R. Dickey 0% 89% Passed Ball; Lowell to 3B
t5 5-1 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O BOS J. Lugo R. Dickey -2% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 6-7-8
b5 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN B. Buscher B. Penny 2% 89% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 1-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN M. Redmond B. Penny -3% 86% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 1-5 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Young B. Penny 3% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-5 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  O MIN N. Punto B. Penny 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' R.A. Dickey facing 1-2-3
t6 5-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury R. Dickey -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 5-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Dickey -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 5-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS K. Youkilis R. Dickey -0% 90% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Brad Penny facing 1-2-3
b6 1-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN C. Gomez B. Penny -7% 83% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Gomez to 3B/Adv on E9 (throw)
b6 1-5 0 --3 6,(2-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert B. Penny 4% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-5 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Morneau B. Penny -6% 81% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Gomez Scores
b6 2-5 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R MIN J. Kubel B. Penny -8% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Morneau Scores
Ramon Ramirez replaces Brad Penny pitching
b6 3-5 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer R. Ramirez 5% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b6 3-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Buscher R. Ramirez 4% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Twins' R.A. Dickey facing 4-5-6
t7 5-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Bay R. Dickey -2% 79% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 5-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS M. Lowell R. Dickey -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 5-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS R. Baldelli R. Dickey 1% 79% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t7 5-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek R. Dickey -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-5, Red Sox' Ramon Ramirez facing 7-8-9
b7 3-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN M. Redmond R. Ramirez 4% 81% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
b7 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN D. Young R. Ramirez 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-5 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN N. Punto R. Ramirez 2% 86% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Twins 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-3, Twins' R.A. Dickey facing 8-9-1
t8 5-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R BOS J. Bailey R. Dickey 7% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t8 6-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Lugo R. Dickey -1% 92% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t8 6-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury R. Dickey -1% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t8 6-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Dickey -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Hideki Okajima facing 1-2-3
Hideki Okajima replaces Ramon Ramirez pitching
b8 3-6 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O MIN C. Gomez H. Okajima 3% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 3-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert H. Okajima 2% 96% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b8 3-6 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Morneau H. Okajima 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Twins 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Twins' Luis Ayala facing 3-4-5
Luis Ayala replaces R.A. Dickey pitching
t9 6-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis L. Ayala -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 6-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS J. Bay L. Ayala 0% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t9 6-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  BOS M. Lowell L. Ayala 1% 98% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Bay to 3B
Sean Henn replaces Luis Ayala pitching
J.D. Drew pinch hits for Rocco Baldelli (RF) batting 6th
Nick Green pinch runs for Mike Lowell (DH) batting 5th
t9 6-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Drew S. Henn -1% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 6-3 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek S. Henn -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Twins 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 4-5-6
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
J.D. Drew moves from PH to RF
b9 3-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN J. Kubel J. Papelbon -5% 91% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b9 3-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Papelbon 5% 95% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-6 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Buscher J. Papelbon 3% 98% Flyball: CF
Joe Mauer pinch hits for Mike Redmond (C) batting 7th
b9 3-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Mauer J. Papelbon -0% 98% Defensive Indifference; Kubel to 2B
b9 3-6 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  RR MIN J. Mauer J. Papelbon -3% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Kubel Scores
b9 5-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN D. Young J. Papelbon 5% 100% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Twins 5.

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