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Twins work Black Magic
Tribe's blunders cost game
The Indians didn't score until Travis Hafner went deep off Johan Santana in the seventh, and two wild throws in the bottom of the ninth led to a loss. Kevin Millwood allowed two earned runs through seven innings.
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Twins 3, Indians 2
Johan Santana retired the first 13 Indians he faced on Saturday night. (Jim Mone/AP)
Series at a glance:
Santana sharp vs. Indians
Johan Santana retired the first 13 batters of the game, striking out 10 on two hits through eight innings in a win at the Dome. The Twins scored the game-winning run in the ninth thanks to two wild throws by Cleveland.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 03, 2005
CLE
Cleveland (75-60)
Lost 1
Minnesota 3, Cleveland 2   MIN
Minnesota (71-64)
Won 1
September 3, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   2 3 2
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1   3 12 0
Standings through 9/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Twins Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3000010.287
Crisp, LF3001000.291
Peralta, SS4000040.289
Hafner, DH3111010.310
Martinez, C3010000.294
Belliard, 2B3000021.283
Hernandez, 1B3000011.235
Boone, 3B3000010.246
Blake, RF3110010.247
Totals282320112 

BATTING
2B: Blake (27, Nathan).
HR: Hafner (23, 7th inning off Santana, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hafner 4; Martinez; Blake 2.
RBI: Hafner (83), Crisp (54).
2-out RBI: Hafner.
S: Sizemore.
SF: Crisp.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
E: Boone (12, throw), Howry (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Sizemore (Castro at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Millwood-Peralta-Hernandez, Belliard-Peralta-Hernandez).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF3010101.283
Tyner, DH4000003.000
Mauer, C4020010.305
Jones, J, RF4000023.253
Ford, CF3120102.263
Morneau, 1B3111101.239
Castro, 3B4131001.267
Punto, 2B3030100.246
Bartlett, SS2000003.272
Totals3031224314 

BATTING
2B: Castro (16, Millwood), Morneau (18, Millwood).
TB: Stewart; Mauer 2; Ford 2; Morneau 2; Castro 4; Punto 3.
RBI: Morneau (65), Castro (27).
2-out RBI: Morneau; Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ford; Tyner.
S: Bartlett.
GIDP: Bartlett; Castro.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Punto (11, 2nd base off Millwood/Martinez).
CS: Ford (6, 2nd base by Millwood/Martinez), Punto (7, 3rd base by Millwood/Martinez).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 7.09224103.15
Sauerbeck 1.01000202.65
Howry (L, 6-3)0.02100002.72
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana 8.021101013.07
Nathan (BS, 4)(W, 7-3)1.01110102.43

Howry pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP: Millwood.
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 114-68, Sauerbeck 15-12, Howry 4-3, Santana 100-76, Nathan 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 13-4, Sauerbeck 0-1, Howry 0-0, Santana 6-8, Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 29, Sauerbeck 4, Howry 2, Santana 26, Nathan 4.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 68 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:29.
Att: 21,757.

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