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Box > Minnesota 4, LA Angels 2
Twins keep streak alive at five
Kelvim Escobar gave up four runs in seven innings against Minnesota at the Metrodome to drop the second straight game of the series. The Angels' earned run was on a sacrifice fly by Chone Figgins.
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Justin Morneau is congratulated after his two-run homer in the first inning. (Tom Olmscheid/AP)
Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer in the first inning and starter Brad Radke allowed two runs, one earned, through 7 1/3 innings as the Twins won their fifth consecutive game. Joe Mauer and Nick Punto also chipped in with RBIs.
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LA Angels (18-11)
Won 5
Minnesota 4, LA Angels 2   MIN
Minnesota (17-11)
Won 2
April 30, 2005
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LA Angels
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 7 0
Minnesota
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 X   4 11 1
Standings through 4/30/05  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Twins Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Erstad, 1B4130000.286
Figgins, 2B3011011.315
Guerrero, DH4010012.351
Anderson, LF4010004.309
Finley, CF4000013.149
Cabrera, SS4000010.258
McPherson, 3B4000020.211
Molina, J, C3000000.194
DaVanon, RF3110010.221
Totals332710710 

BATTING
2B: Anderson (7, Radke), DaVanon (3, Radke).
TB: Erstad 3; Figgins; Guerrero; Anderson 2; DaVanon 2.
RBI: Figgins (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Finley 2; Anderson.
SF: Figgins.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Figgins-Cabrera-Erstad).
Pickoffs: Molina, J (Bartlett at 1st base).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF3110101.263
Bartlett, SS3010112.246
Mauer, C3121100.304
Morneau, 1B4122013.439
Hunter, CF3010112.241
Jones, J, RF4010012.353
Ford, DH4110021.295
Cuddyer, 3B4000022.205
Punto, 2B3021000.268
Totals3141144813 

BATTING
3B: Punto (1, Escobar), Morneau (1, Escobar).
HR: Morneau (2, 1st inning off Escobar, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Stewart; Bartlett; Mauer 2; Morneau 7; Hunter; Jones, J; Ford; Punto 4.
RBI: Morneau 2 (10), Mauer (7), Punto (3).
2-out RBI: Morneau 2; Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter; Bartlett.
GIDP: Jones, J.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (11, 2nd base off Gregg/Molina, J), Ford (1, 2nd base off Escobar/Molina, J).
CS: Mauer (1, 2nd base by Escobar/Molina, J).
PO: Bartlett (1st base by Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (2, throw).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Escobar (L, 0-1)7.09444712.77
Gregg 1.02000106.91
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Radke (W, 2-3)7.17210504.39
Rincon (H, 6)0.20000102.45
Nathan (S, 8)1.00000100.00

Pitches-strikes: Escobar 105-61, Gregg 22-14, Radke 97-75, Rincon 7-6, Nathan 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Escobar 6-6, Gregg 1-0, Radke 10-7, Rincon 1-0, Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced: Escobar 31, Gregg 4, Radke 29, Rincon 2, Nathan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:26.
Att: 31,576.

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