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Red Sox edged at the Dome
Twins 2, Red Sox 1
Dustin Pedroia hits an RBI double off Johan Santana in the fourth. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)
 Pedroia's RBI double
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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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 05, 2007
BOS
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 
Boston
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Minnesota
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Twins Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals341816917 

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

BATTING
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.

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

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

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals27242377 

BATTING
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.

FIELDING
DP: (Morneau).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez (L, 1-3)6.04223706.48
Pineiro 2.00000002.31
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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