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Piranhas nip at Red Sox
Red Sox edged at the Dome
Julian Tavarez struck out seven Twins and held them to two runs on just four hits in six innings, but the Red Sox only scored one run in the loss at the Metrodome. Dustin Pedroia's ground-rule double knocked in Boston's only run in the fourth inning.
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 Pedroia's RBI double
Twins 2, Red Sox 1
Johan Santana exited after five innings, allowing one earned run on seven hits. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)
Series at a glance:
Twins' small ball ousts Sox
Jason Tyner and Jason Bartlett produced a two-run second in the Twins' win over the Red Sox. Johan Santana only lasted five innings, but he held Boston to one earned run on seven hits, fanning five.
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 Nathan records final out
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 05, 2007
Boston (19-10)
Lost 1
Minnesota 2, Boston 1   MIN
Minnesota (16-14)
Won 1
May 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Twins Stats
Lugo, SS5000025.221
Youkilis, 1B5020000.286
Ortiz, DH5000022.304
Ramirez, LF4020111.245
Drew, RF3000122.267
Lowell, 3B4000003.302
Varitek, C2010200.247
Pena, CF3110022.278
  a-Hinske, PH0000100.286
  1-Crisp, PR-CF0000000.238
Pedroia, 2B2021100.206
  b-Cora, PH-2B1000002.394

a-Walked for Pena in the 8th. b-Flied out for Pedroia in the 8th.
1-Ran for Hinske in the 8th.

2B: Pedroia (4, Santana), Ramirez (3, Santana).
TB: Youkilis 2; Ramirez 3; Varitek; Pena; Pedroia 3.
RBI: Pedroia (4).
2-out RBI: Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Lugo 2; Drew; Cora.
Team LOB: 12.

SB: Varitek (1, 2nd base off Guerrier/Redmond).

E: Pena (2, fielding).
DP: (Pedroia-Lugo-Youkilis).

Castillo, 2B4000012.282
Punto, 3B4000020.231
Redmond, C4000010.226
Hunter, CF3010010.340
Morneau, 1B2110110.267
Kubel, LF2100112.253
Cirillo, DH2010100.333
Tyner, RF3001003.306
Bartlett, SS3011000.264

2B: Hunter (15, Tavarez).
TB: Hunter 2; Morneau; Cirillo; Bartlett.
RBI: Tyner (7), Bartlett (7).
2-out RBI: Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo.
GIDP: Kubel.
Team LOB: 4.

DP: (Morneau).

Tavarez (L, 1-3)6.04223706.48
Pineiro 2.00000002.31
Santana (W, 4-2)5.07112503.40
Guerrier (H, 2)1.00002202.60
Crain (H, 6)1.00000105.84
Neshek (H, 2)0.20002001.76
Nathan (S, 8)1.11000103.07

WP: Santana 2.
IBB: Morneau (by Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes: Tavarez 98-64, Pineiro 17-13, Santana 98-67, Guerrier 23-11, Crain 14-9, Neshek 16-7, Nathan 21-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tavarez 11-0, Pineiro 2-4, Santana 5-5, Guerrier 0-1, Crain 1-1, Neshek 1-1, Nathan 0-3.
Batters faced: Tavarez 24, Pineiro 6, Santana 23, Guerrier 5, Crain 3, Neshek 4, Nathan 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Nathan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:00.
Att: 40,088.

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