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Ghosts of '65: Choi powers LA
Starter Joe Mays' rough start put the Twins into an early hole, but Jacque Jones tied the game with a solo shot, his third homer in as many days. The Twins lost Shannon Stewart to a wrist injury, then dropped the series opener on a ninth-inning walk-off homer.
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Hee-Seop Choi's ninth-inning solo homer clanged off the right-field foul pole. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
The Dodgers honored the 1965 title team before the game, then had heroics of their own, as Hee-Seop Choi hit a ninth-inning home run -- his second blast of the night -- to win it.
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MIN
Minnesota (35-24)
Lost 2
LA Dodgers 6, Minnesota 5   LAD
LA Dodgers (32-28)
Won 2
June 10, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 9 3
LA Dodgers
4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   6 9 0
Standings through 6/10/05  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF3221000.294
Ford, LF1000010.284
Rodriguez, 2B4000003.308
Mauer, C4021020.292
Hunter, CF4011002.276
Jones, J, RF4111012.291
Morneau, 1B4110002.280
Cuddyer, 3B4001010.258
Castro, SS4110010.263
Mays, P3010000.333
Crain, P0000000.000
Rincon, P0000000.000
a-Ryan, PH1000000.375
Mulholland, P0000000.000
Totals36595069 

a-Flied out for Rincon in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Stewart 2 (8, Penny, Penny), Castro (8, Penny).
3B: Morneau (3, Penny).
HR: Jones, J (9, 3rd inning off Penny, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Stewart 4; Mauer 2; Hunter; Jones, J 4; Morneau 3; Castro 2; Mays.
RBI: Hunter (38), Stewart (30), Mauer (21), Jones, J (33), Cuddyer (19).
2-out RBI: Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Hunter.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Jones, J (1, fielding), Mauer (2, throw), Castro (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Jones, J (Perez, A at home).
DP: (Castro-Rodriguez-Morneau).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS4110102.310
Choi, 1B4223011.250
Drew, CF4010001.280
Kent, 2B2210101.284
Werth, RF-LF3110103.276
Perez, A, 3B4020010.375
Grabowski, LF4010002.171
1-Repko, PR-RF0000000.221
Phillips, C3000101.271
Penny, P2000000.100
a-Edwards, PH1000003.333
Sanchez, P0000000.000
Brazoban, P0000000.000
b-Saenz, PH0000100.320
Gagne, P0000000.000
Totals316935214 

a-Grounded out for Penny in the 6th. b-Walked for Brazoban in the 8th.
1-Ran for Grabowski in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Choi 2 (8, 1st inning off Mays, 1 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Mulholland, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Izturis; Choi 8; Drew; Kent; Werth; Perez, A 2; Grabowski.
RBI: Choi 3 (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Edwards 2; Werth; Izturis.
S: Choi.
GIDP: Werth.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kent (3, 2nd base off Mays/Mauer).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mays 5.17532113.70
Crain 1.20002000.71
Rincon 1.01001103.08
Mulholland (L, 0-2)0.01110014.09
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny 6.09550314.04
Sanchez 1.00000204.19
Brazoban 1.00000103.62
Gagne (W, 1-0)1.00000002.92

Mulholland pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Mays, Crain, Rincon.
IBB: Kent (by Crain).
HBP: Kent (by Mays).
Pitches-strikes: Mays 95-53, Crain 28-16, Rincon 29-18, Mulholland 1-1, Penny 89-59, Sanchez 15-12, Brazoban 13-9, Gagne 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mays 9-5, Crain 3-2, Rincon 1-1, Mulholland 0-0, Penny 10-5, Sanchez 0-1, Brazoban 2-0, Gagne 2-1.
Batters faced: Mays 24, Crain 8, Rincon 5, Mulholland 1, Penny 27, Sanchez 3, Brazoban 3, Gagne 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Crain 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 46,713.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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