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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:N.Tepesch(2-1) L:V.Worley(0-3) S:J.Nathan (7)
    HR: TEX- None MIN- J.Willingham (3)



    Texas Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Dan Bellino; First, Ted Barrett; Second, Alfonso Marquez; Third, Mike DiMuro;
    - Ian Kinsler grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
    - Lance Berkman grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 1st
    - Pitchers confirmed.
    - Brian Dozier struck out swinging. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer flied out to left. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham fouled out to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 2nd
    - Adrian Beltre doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
    - A.J. Pierzynski grounded out pitcher to first. On the play, Adrian Beltre advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz singled to right scoring Adrian Beltre. On the play, Nelson Cruz thrown out at second, right to short. None on with two outs and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy walked. Runner on first with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
    - Mitch Moreland singled to short. On the play, David Murphy advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin popped out to second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 2nd
    - Justin Morneau lined out to left. None on with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe fouled out to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 3rd
    - Ian Kinsler singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Ian Kinsler out at second. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
    - Lance Berkman grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Elvis Andrus out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
    - Adrian Beltre grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Lance Berkman out at second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 3rd
    - Oswaldo Arcia grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon fouled out to left to end the inning.

    Texas Top 4th
    - A.J. Pierzynski grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz walked. Runner on first with one out and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy struck out swinging. On the play, Nelson Cruz caught stealing second, catcher to short to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 4th
    - Brian Dozier lined out to right. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer flied out to left. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham flied out to center to end the inning.

    Texas Top 5th
    - Mitch Moreland struck out swinging. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Ian Kinsler flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus doubled to left scored Leonys Martin. Runner on second with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
    - Lance Berkman struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 5th
    - Justin Morneau singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee grounded out to first. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe grounded out third to first. Runner on second with two outs and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia popped out to third to end the inning.

    Texas Top 6th
    - Josh Roenicke starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Adrian Beltre grounded out second to first. None on with one out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
    - A.J. Pierzynski singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz singled to left. On the play, A.J. Pierzynski advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy walked. Bases loaded with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
    - Mitch Moreland struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin fouled out to third to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 6th
    - Aaron Hicks singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon fouled out to third. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Aaron Hicks out at second to end the inning.

    Texas Top 7th
    - Ian Kinsler singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus bunt grounded into a fielder`s choice, pitcher to short. On the play, Ian Kinsler out at second. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
    - Lance Berkman flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
    - Adrian Beltre flied out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 7th
    - Joe Mauer grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham one-out, solo Home Run (3) to left. Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe singled to left. On the play, Chris Parmelee advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Robbie Ross enters the game for the Rangers with runners on first and second and two out.
    - Ryan Doumit pinch hits for Oswaldo Arcia for the Twins.
    - Pinch-Hitter Ryan Doumit grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 8th
    - Ryan Doumit remains in the game as the designated hitter for the Twins.
    - Brian Duensing starts the inning for the Twins
    - A.J. Pierzynski grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz flied out to right. None on with two outs and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 8th
    - Tanner Scheppers starts the inning for the Rangers.
    - Aaron Hicks fouled out to third. None on with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Wilkin Ramirez pinch hits for Pedros Florimon for the Twins.
    - Pinch-Hitter Wilkin Ramirez singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar pinch runs for Wilkin Ramirez for the Twins.
    - Brian Dozier doubled to left. On the play, Eduardo Escobar advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer intentionally walked. Bases loaded with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Joe Mauer out at second to end the inning.

    Texas Top 9th
    - Eduardo Escobar remains in the game for the Twins at shortstop.
    - Mitch Moreland popped out to second. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Craig Gentry pinch hits for Leonys Martin for the Rangers.
    - Pinch-Hitter Craig Gentry grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Casey Fien enters the game for the Twins with none on and two out.
    - Ian Kinsler doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus popped out to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 9th
    - Craig Gentry remains in the game for the Rangers playing center field.
    - Joe Nathan starts the inning for the Rangers.
    - Justin Morneau struck out looking. None on with one out and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Jamey Carroll pinch runs for Trevor Plouffe for the Twins.
    - Ryan Doumit flied out to left to end the game.

    Texas 2, Minnesota 1


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: N.Tepesch (2-1); LP:V.Worley (0-3); S:J.Nathan (7).

    Texas 2, Minnesota 1

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