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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 09, 2007
Kubel a one-man show
Kubel boosts Twins in finale
Jason Kubel drove in four of the Twins' five runs, including a three-run shot that broke a tie in the fifth inning. Johan Santana held the White Sox to one run with 10 strikeouts in seven innings to avoid a series sweep.
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 Kubel's three run shot
Twins 5, White Sox 2
Jason Kubel watches the flight of his three-run homer in the fifth inning. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Series at a glance:
White Sox drop brooms
Alex Cintron's RBI single was the only run the White Sox could get vs. Johan Santana as Chicago missed a chance to sweep Minnesota. Jim Thome hit his 498th career homer in the eighth.
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 Thome hits No. 498
MIN
Minnesota (70-73)
Won 1
Minnesota 5, Chi White Sox 2   CWS
Chi White Sox (61-82)
Lost 1
September 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0   5 6 1
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 7 2
Standings thru 9/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  White Sox Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bartlett, SS4100000.273
Kubel, LF4124000.265
Mauer, C3110102.295
Hunter, CF4000012.290
Morneau, 1B4011000.280
Cuddyer, RF4000031.278
Jones, DH3000010.184
  a-White, PH-DH1010000.156
  1-Tyner, PR-DH0000000.299
Rodriguez, 2B4010001.223
Punto, 3B3200101.199
Totals34565257 

a-Singled for Jones in the 9th.
1-Ran for White in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Morneau (3, Garland).
HR: Kubel (11, 5th inning off Garland, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Kubel 5; Mauer; Morneau 3; White; Rodriguez.
RBI: Kubel 4 (58), Morneau (102).
2-out RBI: Kubel 4; Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mauer; Cuddyer.
GIDP: Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Punto (11, throw).
DP: (Bartlett-Rodriguez-Morneau).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Owens, CF4010010.247
Fields, LF4000032.234
Thome, DH2111200.271
Konerko, 1B4000014.260
Pierzynski, C4010010.268
Dye, RF4130010.252
Cintron, 3B4011023.233
Richar, 2B4000032.207
Uribe, SS3000010.226
Totals3327221311 

BATTING
2B: Dye (29, Santana).
HR: Thome (26, 8th inning off Rincon, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Owens; Thome 4; Pierzynski; Dye 4; Cintron.
RBI: Cintron (18), Thome (80).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cintron; Konerko 2.
GIDP: Richar.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cintron (2, 2nd base off Santana/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Cintron 2 (10, fielding, fielding).
DP: (Phillips-Uribe-Konerko).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 15-11)7.051121003.09
Rincon 1.01110215.60
Nathan (S, 30)1.01000102.02
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland (L, 9-11)8.05512514.59
Phillips 1.01000003.38

Pitches-strikes: Santana 116-85, Rincon 17-11, Nathan 10-8, Garland 122-74, Phillips 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 3-7, Rincon 0-1, Nathan 2-0, Garland 11-8, Phillips 3-0.
Batters faced: Santana 28, Rincon 4, Nathan 3, Garland 33, Phillips 3.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 77 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:37.
Att: 32,250.

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