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Twins complete sweep
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Twins 7, Tigers 6
Joe Nathan and Nick Punto celebrate the Twins' fifth straight win. (AP)
Boof Bonser steadied after a tough first frame to give the Twins a chance, and the bats took him off the hook, overcoming a six-run deficit. Joe Mauer's two-run single in the seventh capped the comeback and sealed Minnesota's fifth straight win.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (14-18)
Lost 3
Minnesota 7, Detroit 6   MIN
Minnesota (16-14)
Won 5
May 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   6 10 1
Minnesota
0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 X   7 9 1
Standings thru 5/4/08  |  Recap: DET | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Twins stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4121121.317
Polanco, 2B4120001.250
Cabrera, 1B5110013.265
Ordonez, DH4111001.311
Guillen, 3B4111010.313
Thames, RF4010012.220
Renteria, SS4121001.306
Rodriguez, C4000012.248
Jones, J, LF4000012.165
Totals3761041713 

BATTING
2B: Polanco (6, Bonser).
HR: Granderson (5, 1st inning off Bonser, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 5; Polanco 3; Cabrera; Ordonez; Guillen; Thames; Renteria 2.
RBI: Granderson (8), Ordonez (23), Guillen (13), Renteria (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Granderson; Cabrera 2; Ordonez.
S: Polanco.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (1, 2nd base off Nathan/Mauer), Renteria (1, 2nd base off Bonser/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Guillen (6, throw).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF4111011.271
Harris, 2B4111021.270
Mauer, C4122010.333
Morneau, 1B4011011.284
Cuddyer, RF4000011.280
Monroe, DH4110010.278
Young, LF4110000.263
Tolbert, 3B3110012.302
Punto, SS3112000.250
Totals34797086 

BATTING
2B: Mauer (8, Rogers), Punto (1, Rogers), Tolbert (4, Rogers), Harris (6, Miner).
TB: Gomez; Harris 2; Mauer 3; Morneau; Monroe; Young; Tolbert 2; Punto 2.
RBI: Morneau (25), Punto 2 (2), Gomez (8), Harris (7), Mauer 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Morneau; Gomez; Harris; Mauer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Mauer (1, throw).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers 6.26530606.27
Miner (L, 1-2)0.02220008.83
Seay (BS, 1)0.11000102.89
Cruceta 1.00000100.00
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser 6.08650514.29
Guerrier (W, 2-1)2.01001103.63
Nathan (S, 11)1.01000100.69

Miner pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Bonser.
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 96-67, Miner 6-4, Seay 9-6, Cruceta 10-8, Bonser 99-69, Guerrier 35-22, Nathan 11-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 5-9, Miner 0-0, Seay 0-0, Cruceta 2-0, Bonser 8-6, Guerrier 3-2, Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced: Rogers 27, Miner 2, Seay 2, Cruceta 3, Bonser 27, Guerrier 8, Nathan 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Miner 2-2, Seay 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:46.
Att: 29,821.

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