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Prescription for success
Wakefield fires blanks
Despite feeling under the weather, Tim Wakefield pitched seven scoreless innings to give the Red Sox their third straight win. David Ortiz prescribed the biggest remedy with a herculean homer in the sixth inning.
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 Ortiz goes yard
 Crisp's leaping catch
Red Sox 2, Twins 0
David Ortiz watches his solo home run off Carlos Silva in the sixth inning. (Jim Mone/AP)
Series at a glance:
One bad pitch dooms Twins
Carlos Silva made only one mistake over seven innings of work, yielding a solo homer to David Ortiz. Minnesota's offense managed only three hits -- two off the bat of Torri Hunter -- against Red Sox starter Tim Wakefield.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 04, 2007
BOS
Boston (19-9)
Won 3
Boston 2, Minnesota 0   MIN
Minnesota (15-14)
Lost 3
May 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   2 8 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Standings thru 5/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Twins Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5000005.231
Youkilis, 1B4000011.280
Ortiz, DH3111110.318
Ramirez, LF4010001.236
Drew, RF3110101.276
Lowell, 3B4000003.314
Crisp, CF4011010.238
Mirabelli, C4010011.333
Cora, 2B3030000.406
Totals342822412 

BATTING
2B: Mirabelli (1, Silva), Ramirez (2, Silva).
3B: Cora (3, Silva), Drew (1, Rincon).
HR: Ortiz (8, 6th inning off Silva, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz 4; Ramirez 2; Drew 3; Crisp; Mirabelli 2; Cora 5.
RBI: Ortiz (25), Crisp (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lugo 2; Lowell.
S: Cora.
Team LOB: 8.

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4000002.297
Punto, 3B4000010.240
Mauer, DH3010000.353
Hunter, CF3020101.340
Morneau, 1B3000113.263
Redmond, C4000001.241
Kubel, LF3000100.259
Rabe, RF3000011.185
Bartlett, SS3010000.262
Totals30040338 

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (5, Wakefield), Mauer (10, Romero).
TB: Mauer 2; Hunter 2; Bartlett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau 2; Castillo 2; Hunter.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (7, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli).
CS: Hunter (2, 2nd base by Wakefield/Mirabelli).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (W, 3-3)7.03003202.11
Romero (H, 2)0.21000104.00
Donnelly (H, 4)0.10000001.04
Papelbon (S, 9)1.00000001.59
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva (L, 2-2)7.05112112.75
Neshek 1.00000201.84
Rincon 1.03110102.31

HBP: Mauer (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 104-60, Romero 16-10, Donnelly 1-1, Papelbon 16-11, Silva 96-58, Neshek 15-10, Rincon 20-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 11-7, Romero 1-0, Donnelly 0-1, Papelbon 1-2, Silva 12-8, Neshek 0-1, Rincon 1-1.
Batters faced: Wakefield 27, Romero 3, Donnelly 1, Papelbon 3, Silva 28, Neshek 3, Rincon 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Donnelly 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:33.
Att: 34,951.

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