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Vlad helps playoff-ready Rangers edge Twins

Josh Hamilton hit his 30th homer of the season and Vlad Guerrero's solo shot gave the Rangers the series win over the Twins. C.J. Wilson, who gave up RBIs to Joe Mauer and Denard Span, picked up his 13th win.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF5021020.266
Hudson, O, 2B3000201.284
Mauer, C4011024.329
Cuddyer, 1B4000014.272
Young, D, LF4000020.308
Kubel, DH4120010.260
Valencia, D, 3B4131000.330
Repko, RF3000013.235
a-Thome, PH1000011.268
Tolbert, RF0000000.213
Hardy, SS4110012.260
Totals3639321115.279
a-Struck out for Repko in the 8th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4000000.278
Young, M, 3B3210100.290
Hamilton, LF4112011.356
Guerrero, DH4132000.300
Molina, B, C4000002.240
Moreland, RF-1B3000010.281
Cantu, 1B3000010.259
Murphy, Dv, RF0000000.271
Blanco, 2B3020000.254
Borbon, CF3000032.265
Totals31474165.275
BATTING
2B: Kubel (20, Wilson, C), Span (20, Wilson, C).
TB: Hardy; Valencia, D 3; Span 3; Kubel 3; Mauer.
RBI: Valencia, D (20), Span (43), Mauer (67).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer 2; Hardy.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 8.

BATTING
2B: Blanco (7, Duensing).
HR: Hamilton (30, 1st inning off Duensing, 1 on, 1 out), Guerrero (23, 6th inning off Duensing, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hamilton 4; Guerrero 6; Blanco 3; Young, M.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (92), Guerrero 2 (93).
2-out RBI: Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Borbon.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Moreland (1, fielding).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duensing(L, 7-2)6.06441522.19
Rauch1.00000103.28
Crain1.01000002.65
Totals8.07441623.94
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C(W, 13-5)6.07322603.02
Kirkman(H, 1)1.01000000.00
O'Day(H, 17)0.10000101.42
Oliver, D(H, 13)0.10000102.45
Ogando(H, 6)0.21000201.24
Harrison, M(S, 2)0.20000103.76
Totals9.093221103.87
WP: Duensing.
Pitches-strikes: Duensing 99-64, Rauch 11-10, Crain 19-14, Wilson, C 103-66, Kirkman 11-8, O'Day 5-3, Oliver, D 7-4, Ogando 16-10, Harrison, M 8-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Duensing 4-8, Rauch 1-1, Crain 2-1, Wilson, C 7-2, Kirkman 2-0, O'Day 0-0, Oliver, D 0-0, Ogando 0-0, Harrison, M 1-0.
Batters faced: Duensing 25, Rauch 3, Crain 4, Wilson, C 27, Kirkman 4, O'Day 1, Oliver, D 1, Ogando 3, Harrison, M 2.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 29,812.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 25, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media