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Perkins excellent
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Twins 11, Rangers 4
Glen Perkins allowed two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings Tuesday. (AP)
Glen Perkins went 6 1/3 solid innings, striking out three and walking none. The offense was the story of the night, however, smacking 13 hits and drawing 5 walks. Carlos Gomez led off the first with a triple and Joe Mauer went 3-for-4.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (22-25)
Lost 3
Minnesota 11, Texas 4   MIN
Minnesota (23-22)
Won 2
May 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1   4 11 2
Minnesota
2 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 X   11 13 1
Standings thru 5/20/08  |  Recap: TEX | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Twins stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5121001.301
Young, SS5010024.280
Hamilton, RF5021003.321
Bradley, DH4110003.319
Murphy, LF4110002.279
Byrd, CF4110003.190
Shelton, 1B4000035.179
Saltalamacchia, C4011000.209
Duran, 3B4021000.192
Totals3941140521 

BATTING
TB: Kinsler 2; Young; Hamilton 2; Bradley; Murphy; Byrd; Saltalamacchia; Duran 2.
RBI: Saltalamacchia (7), Duran (4), Kinsler (22), Hamilton (51).
2-out RBI: Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton 2; Shelton; Bradley.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (2, throw), Kinsler (8, fielding).
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Young-Shelton, Young-Kinsler-Shelton).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF4110112.270
Casilla, 2B4122111.273
Mauer, C4231000.331
Morneau, 1B4121004.304
  Clark, 1B1000001.286
Cuddyer, RF5111003.225
Kubel, DH2210200.256
Young, LF4212002.283
Lamb, 3B3022000.228
Everett, SS3101103.183
Totals341113105216 

BATTING
2B: Mauer (10, Mathis), Cuddyer (6, Mathis), Kubel (5, Rupe).
3B: Gomez (3, Mathis), Young (4, Rupe).
TB: Gomez 3; Casilla 2; Mauer 4; Morneau 2; Cuddyer 2; Kubel 2; Young 3; Lamb 2.
RBI: Casilla 2 (5), Morneau (35), Cuddyer (14), Young 2 (14), Lamb 2 (19), Everett (7), Mauer (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Morneau.
SF: Mauer; Lamb.
GIDP: Gomez; Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Casilla (1, fielding).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mathis (L, 1-1)2.189640010.13
German 3.22001102.08
Rupe 2.03220104.23
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perkins (W, 1-1)6.16320303.44
Bass 2.25110203.72

IBB: Kubel (by Mathis).
HBP: Bradley (by Perkins).
Pitches-strikes: Mathis 70-38, German 43-26, Rupe 32-20, Perkins 96-69, Bass 36-26.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mathis 6-1, German 4-6, Rupe 3-2, Perkins 5-11, Bass 4-2.
Batters faced: Mathis 19, German 13, Rupe 9, Perkins 27, Bass 13.
Inherited runners-scored: German 3-2, Bass 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:39.
Att: 19,376.

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