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Baker takes loss
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Rangers 1, Twins 0
Scott Baker finally gave up a hit, a homer, after 5 2/3 innings. (Jim Mone/AP)
Right-hander Scott Baker allowed just two hits in eight strong innings, but one went for a homer for the game's only run. The Twins managed just three safeties, all in the first seven innings off Rangers right-hander Vicente Padilla.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (51-48)
Won 1
Texas 1, Minnesota 0   MIN
Minnesota (55-43)
Lost 1
July 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 3 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Standings thru 7/20/08  |  Recap: TEX | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Twins stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3000100.328
Boggs, LF4010001.251
Young, SS4000011.296
Bradley, DH3010120.312
Murphy, RF4000003.269
Blalock, 3B3000001.281
Byrd, CF3000000.245
Davis, C, 1B3000030.239
Teagarden, C3111020.167
Totals30131286 

BATTING
HR: Teagarden (1, 6th inning off Baker, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Boggs; Bradley; Teagarden 4.
RBI: Teagarden (1).
2-out RBI: Teagarden.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boggs; Murphy.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (24, 2nd base off Baker/Mauer).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Davis, C-Young, Young-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF4000011.250
Casilla, 2B4000001.313
Mauer, C3010100.324
Morneau, 1B4000002.322
Kubel, DH2000100.264
Young, LF3010001.299
Buscher, 3B2010101.333
Harris, SS3000002.260
Span, RF2000101.309
Totals27030419 

BATTING
TB: Mauer; Young; Buscher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau.
GIDP: Young; Casilla.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Buscher (2, 2nd base by Padilla/Teagarden).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (W, 11-5)7.03002004.41
Guardado (H, 20)1.00001002.80
Wilson (S, 23)1.00001104.89
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Baker (L, 6-3)8.02111813.26
Nathan 1.01001001.11

WP: Wilson.
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 80-49, Guardado 23-11, Wilson 23-15, Baker 106-71, Nathan 19-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 12-8, Guardado 0-3, Wilson 1-1, Baker 4-12, Nathan 0-3.
Batters faced: Padilla 23, Guardado 4, Wilson 4, Baker 27, Nathan 5.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:25.
Att: 36,029.

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