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Tuesday, July 8, 2008:
Red Sox 6, Twins 5
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, C, CF4000022.263
a-Kubel, PH1000011.266
Casilla, A, 2B3000202.313
Mauer, C4110003.324
Morneau, 1B3020100.313
Monroe, DH4100025.211
Young, D, LF4121020.288
Harris, B, 3B4222002.254
Punto, SS4021001.297
Span, RF3021000.315
Totals3451153716.277
a-Struck out for Gomez, C in the 9th.
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF-LF4220000.274
Pedroia, 2B4120001.313
Drew, J, RF4012002.298
Crisp, CF0000000.259
Ramirez, M, DH4112012.280
Lowell, 3B4000021.295
Youkilis, 1B4230000.314
Moss, LF-RF3012001.279
Lugo, SS4010012.264
Cash, C2000001.233
a-Casey, PH0000000.360
b-Bailey, PH1000011.000
Varitek, C0000000.215
Totals3461160511.279
a-Batted for Cash in the 7th. b-Struck out for Casey in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Harris, B (14, Lester), Punto (7, Papelbon).
3B: Harris, B (2, Lester).
TB: Harris, B 5; Span 2; Young, D 2; Punto 3; Morneau 2; Mauer.
RBI: Harris, B 2 (27), Punto (15), Span (6), Young, D (34).
2-out RBI: Harris, B 2; Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe; Casilla, A 2.
SAC: Span.
GIDP: Mauer, Harris, B.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Gomez, C (9, 2nd base by Lester/Cash), Punto (2, 2nd base by Lester/Cash).
PO: Gomez, C (1st base by Lester), Punto (1st base by Lester).

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (17, Blackburn), Ellsbury (10, Reyes, De), Youkilis (24, Guerrier).
3B: Youkilis (4, Blackburn).
HR: Ramirez, M (17, 8th inning off Guerrier, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Moss; Lugo; Ellsbury 3; Ramirez, M 4; Pedroia 2; Drew, J 2; Youkilis 6.
RBI: Drew, J 2 (53), Moss 2 (10), Ramirez, M 2 (56).
2-out RBI: Moss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cash; Lugo.
SF: Moss.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Moss (1, 2nd base off Guerrier/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Lowell (6, fielding).
PB: Cash (10).
DP: 2 (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis 2).
Pickoffs: Lester 2 (Gomez, C at 1st base, Punto at 1st base).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn6.26220203.72
Reyes, De(H, 10)0.11110102.59
Guerrier(BS, 3)(L, 4-4)1.04330213.56
Totals8.011660514.17
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester7.19553603.38
Aardsma(W, 3-2)0.21000002.84
Papelbon(S, 27)1.01000102.27
Totals9.011553703.81
Reyes, De pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Guerrier.
Pitches-strikes: Blackburn 85-60, Reyes, De 7-5, Guerrier 22-16, Lester 117-78, Aardsma 11-8, Papelbon 22-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blackburn 10-7, Reyes, De 0-0, Guerrier 1-0, Lester 11-0, Aardsma 1-0, Papelbon 2-0.
Batters faced: Blackburn 26, Reyes, De 2, Guerrier 7, Lester 32, Aardsma 2, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Reyes, De 1-0, Guerrier 1-1, Aardsma 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 37,925.
Venue: Fenway Park.
July 8, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media