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One bad pitch dooms Twins
Red Sox 2, Twins 0
Carlos Silva reaches for the ball after giving up a homer to David Ortiz. (Jim Mone/AP)
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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Series at a glance:
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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