Sunday, May 4, 2003
Game # 31
Minnesota 9, Boston 4

 

MINNESOTA              ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
D Mohr lf               5  2  2  0   0  1   3  .208
C Guzman ss             4  2  2  0   0  1   1  .278
C Koskie 3b             5  2  3  1   0  0   1  .286
M LeCroy dh             4  1  2  3   0  1   0  .290
 D Mientkiewicz pr-dh   0  1  0  0   0  0   0  .225
 a-B Kielty ph-dh       1  0  0  0   0  0   1  .300
T Hunter cf             5  0  1  0   0  1   2  .229
T Sears 1b              4  1  2  1   0  0   2  .333
M Cuddyer rf            4  0  1  1   1  2   2  .217
T Prince c              3  0  1  2   2  0   1  .267
L Rivas 2b              3  0  0  0   1  0   6  .198

Totals                 38  9 14  8   4  6  19

a-grounded to second for D Mientkiewicz in the 8th.

BATTING: 2B - T Hunter (6, T Wakefield); D Mohr (3, T Wakefield); C Koskie (6, 
T Wakefield); T Prince (1, J Shiell). 3B - M Cuddyer (3, T Wakefield). S - C 
Guzman. SF - T Sears. RBI - C Koskie (19), M LeCroy 3 (16), T Sears (3), M 
Cuddyer (5), T Prince 2 (2). 2-out RBI - M Cuddyer. Runners left in scoring 
position, 2 out - D Mohr 2, L Rivas 2. GIDP - B Kielty. Team LOB - 8.

BASERUNNING: CS - T Hunter (2, 3rd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli), C Koskie 
(1, 2nd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).

FIELDING: PB - T Prince.

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
J Damon cf              4  0  1  0   1  0   0  .242
B Mueller 2b            5  1  2  0   0  0   1  .328
N Garciaparra ss        4  1  1  0   1  0   4  .286
M Ramirez lf            4  2  2  2   0  0   1  .362
D Ortiz 1b              4  0  1  1   0  2   2  .226
K Millar rf             3  0  1  1   1  0   1  .308
S Hillenbrand 3b        4  0  0  0   0  1   3  .312
J Giambi dh             3  0  0  0   0  2   0  .125
 a-J Varitek ph-dh      1  0  0  0   0  1   1  .259
D Mirabelli c           4  0  1  0   0  0   0  .184

Totals                 36  4  9  4   3  6  13

a-struck out swinging for J Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING: 2B - N Garciaparra (8, K Rogers); D Ortiz (7, K Rogers); B Mueller 
(10, K Rogers); M Ramirez (10, K Rogers). RBI - M Ramirez 2 (23), D Ortiz (10), 
K Millar (22). 2-out RBI - M Ramirez, D Ortiz, K Millar. Runners left in 
scoring position, 2 out - N Garciaparra 2, J Varitek 1, K Millar 1, S 
Hillenbrand 1. Team LOB - 8.

FIELDING: E - M Timlin (2, bobble); S Hillenbrand (2, throw). DP: 1 (N 
Garciaparra-B Mueller-D Ortiz).

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    MINNESOTA       - 000 004 500   --   9
    BOSTON          - 202 000 000   --   4
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MINNESOTA                    ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
K Rogers (W, 4-1)             6       7   4   4   2   3   0   4.14
J Romero                      2       1   0   0   1   3   0   4.40
E Guardado                    1       1   0   0   0   0   0   0.71

BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
T Wakefield                   5 2/3   8   4   4   3   4   0   4.62
M Timlin (L, 3-1)               1/3   3   4   1   0   0   0   4.43
J Shiell                      1       1   1   0   1   1   0   1.86
K Tolar                       1       1   0   0   0   0   0   9.00
B Lyon                        1       1   0   0   0   1   0   1.72

M Timlin pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

WP - J Shiell. BALK - J Romero. Pitches-strikes: K Rogers 108-63; J Romero 
37-20; E Guardado 8-7; T Wakefield 86-57; M Timlin 18-14; J Shiell 21-13; K 
Tolar 11-9; B Lyon 10-7. Ground balls-fly balls: K Rogers 10-5; J Romero 0-3; E 
Guardado 1-2; T Wakefield 2-9; M Timlin 2-0; J Shiell 2-0; K Tolar 3-0; B Lyon 
1-1. Batters faced: K Rogers 27; J Romero 8; E Guardado 4; T Wakefield 26; M 
Timlin 5; J Shiell 6; K Tolar 3; B Lyon 4.

UMPIRES: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Bruce Dreckman. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Ed Montague.
T--2:56. Att--32,887. Weather: 64 degrees, clear. Wind: 8 mph, in from center.

 

Play-by-Play:
(b - ball, s - swinging strike; c - called strike; f - foul; t - pitcher's throw to first; T - pitcher pickoff to 2B;
p - pitchout; B/S/C/F - ball/strike/foul on bunt attempt)

Minnesota 1st -- Mohr (bcbc) lined out to left. Guzman (cbbbc) struck out swinging. Koskie (cbb) singled to right. LeCroy (c - Koskie caught stealing catcher to second).

Boston 1st -- Damon (bcfb) grounded out first to pitcher. Mueller (c) lined out to right. Garciaparra (cs) doubled to right center, fielded by CF. Ramirez (bb - Garciaparra to third on wild pitch - c) singled to deep left, Garciaparra scored. Ortiz (cbcfbfb) doubled to right, Ramirez scored. Millar grounded out shortstop to first.

Minnesota 2nd --  LeCroy fouled out to third. Hunter (c) doubled to deep left center, fielded by LF. Sears (cfbb - Hunter caught stealing, catcher to third) flied out to center.

Boston 2nd -- Hillenbrand (b) lined out to RF in right center. Giambi (bbbcsf) struck out looking. Mirabelli grounded out shortstop to first.

Minnesota 3rd -- Cuddyer popped out to shortstop. Prince (cffbf) flied out to CF in right center. Rivas (bfbb) walked. Mohr (stbs) grounded into fielder's choice, Rivas out shortstop to second.

Boston 3rd -- Damon (cbbbcf) lined out to center. Mueller (bb) doubled to left center, fielded by CF. Garciaparra (bbbc) walked. Ramirez (bc) doubled off left field wall, Mueller scored, Garciaparra to third. Ortiz (fcbbb) grounded into fielder's choice, Garciaparra out at home, pitcher to catcher (?). Millar (ffbbb) singled to left, Ramirez scored, Ortiz to third. Hillenbrand (b) flied out to center.

Minnesota 4th -- Guzman flied out to center. Koskie (bcc) flied out to left. LeCroy (bsfb) struck out swinging.

Boston 4th -- Giambi (cbfbb) struck out swinging. Mirabelli (bbf) singled to left. Damon (bbcb) walked, Mirabelli to second. Mueller (bfff) grounded out third to first, Mirabelli to third, Damon to second. Garciaparra (cs) grounded out second to first.

Minnesota 5th -- Hunter (cs) struck out swinging. Sears (c) singled to right. Cuddyer (bsf) struck out swinging. Prince (bbb) walked, Sears to second. Rivas (sb) grounded out pitcher to first.

Boston 5th -- Ramirez (csbbb) grounded out to third. Ortiz (cc) struck out swinging. Millar grounded out third to first.

Minnesota 6th -- Mohr doubled to right. Guzman (c) safe on infield single, fielded by C, Mohr to third. Koskie doubled to deep left center, fielded by CF, Mohr scored, Guzman to third. LeCroy (ssff) singled to left, Guzman scored, Koskie to third. Hunter (f) popped out to SS in shallow left. Sears hit sacrifice fly to center, Koskie scored. Cuddyer (bcb) tripled to left, LeCroy scored. Prince (bbbc) walked. Timlin relieved Wakefield. Rivas (sc) grounded out third to first.

Boston 6th -- Hillenbrand (b) lined out to third. Giambi (bfcbb) grounded out second to first. Mirabelli (c) grounded out pitcher to first.

Minnesota 7th -- Mohr (c) singled to right. Guzman (bFs) sacrificed to pitcher, safe at first on P's error, Mohr to second. Koskie (bcbs) singled to left, Mohr to third, Guzman to second. LeCroy (fcb) singled to right, Mohr and Guzman scored, Koskie to third. Shiell relieved Timlin. Mientkiewicz ran for LeCroy. Hunter (fc) safe on fielder's choice, fielded by 3B, Koskie scored, Mientkiewicz to second. Sears (bcbf) grounded into fielder's choice, Hunter out first to shortstop, Mientkiewicz to third. Cuddyer (bfb - Sears to second on wild pitch - b) walked. Prince doubled to deep left, Mientkiewicz and Sears scored, Cuddyer to third. Rivas (bs) grounded out third to first. Mohr (bfc) struck out swinging.

Boston 7th -- Romero relieved Rogers. Damon (cbffbfb) singled to center. Mueller (bfb) flied out to center. Garciaparra flied out to right. Ramirez (b) flied out to left.

Minnesota 8th -- Tolar relieved Shiell. Guzman (fc) singled to right center, fielded by RF. Koskie (sf) grounded into fielder's choice, Guzman out pitcher to shortstop. Kielty hit for Mientkiewicz. Kielty (ccbb) grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first.

Boston 8th -- Ortiz (bbfs) struck out looking. Millar (bbb) walked. Hillenbrand (cfbbnf) struck out swinging. Varitek hit for Giambi. Varitek (fbfbb - Millar to second on balk - f) struck out swinging.

Minnesota 9th -- Lyon relieved Tolar. Hunter grounded out third to first. Sears (bsb) singled to right. Cuddyer (ccb) struck out looking. Prince flied out to shallow right.

Boston 9th -- Guardado relieved Romero. Mirabelli (b) flied out to left. Damon (cf) lined out to shortstop. Mueller (f) singled to center. Garciaparra grounded out third to first.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       23    8  .742   -     10-5   13-3   09-03 07-00 07-05 LOST 2
BOSTON           20   11  .645   3     11-4    9-7   13-06 04-02 03-03 LOST 1
BALTIMORE        16   14  .533   6 1/2  8-8    8-6   07-08 09-06 00-00 LOST 1
TORONTO          14   18  .438   9 1/2  8-10   6-8   05-12 05-04 04-02 WON  4
TAMPA BAY        12   19  .387  11      8-8    4-11  10-15 02-04 00-00 LOST 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
KANSAS CITY      19    9  .679   -     10-0    9-9   03-06 16-03 00-00 WON  1
MINNESOTA        15   15  .500   5      6-7    9-8   08-11 07-04 00-00 WON  1
CHI WHITE SOX    15   16  .484   5 1/2 10-9    5-7   01-02 13-09 01-05 LOST 3
CLEVELAND         9   21  .300  11      5-10   4-11  03-03 04-09 02-09 WON  1
DETROIT           4   25  .138  15 1/2  2-12   2-13  01-05 01-16 02-04 WON  1

AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SEATTLE          20   11  .645   -     11-5    9-6   01-02 08-01 11-08 WON  3
OAKLAND          19   12  .613   1     12-3    7-9   02-01 07-02 10-09 WON  2
TEXAS            14   17  .452   6      8-8    6-9   05-04 01-02 08-11 LOST 1
ANAHEIM          13   17  .433   6 1/2  8-7    5-10  02-07 02-00 09-10 LOST 3

SUNDAY, MAY 4TH RESULTS

DETROIT 7, TAMPA BAY 3
OAKLAND 2, NY YANKEES 0
TORONTO 8, ANAHEIM 2
KANSAS CITY 4, BALTIMORE 0
MINNESOTA 9, BOSTON 4
CLEVELAND 3, TEXAS 1
SEATTLE 5, CHI WHITE SOX 1 (6 INNINGS)

NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          20   11  .645   -     10-6   10-5   10-09 08-01 02-01 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     19   13  .594   1 1/2 10-6    9-7   07-06 03-03 09-04 WON  2
MONTREAL         18   13  .581   2     10-6    8-7   08-05 08-07 02-01 LOST 3
FLORIDA          15   18  .455   6      9-6    6-12  09-11 04-05 02-02 LOST 3
NY METS          13   18  .419   7      8-7    5-11  05-08 07-08 01-02 WON  1

NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ST LOUIS         17   12  .586   -     10-4    7-8   08-04 07-04 02-04 WON  7
CHICAGO CUBS     18   13  .581   -     10-6    8-7   04-02 08-05 06-06 WON  1
HOUSTON          14   16  .467   3 1/2  8-7    6-9   05-07 06-06 03-03 WON  3
PITTSBURGH       14   16  .467   3 1/2  4-11  10-5   03-03 06-06 05-07 LOST 2
CINCINNATI       13   18  .419   5      7-8    6-10  02-04 04-09 07-05 LOST 2
MILWAUKEE        10   21  .323   8      5-11   5-10  02-10 06-07 02-04 LOST 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SAN FRANCISCO    21    9  .700   -     10-5   11-4   01-02 10-05 10-02 WON  2
COLORADO         16   15  .516   5 1/2 11-4    5-11  00-03 07-08 09-04 LOST 1
LOS ANGELES      16   16  .500   6      9-7    7-9   02-02 06-03 08-11 WON  2
ARIZONA          13   19  .406   9      7-10   6-9   06-07 03-03 04-09 LOST 1
SAN DIEGO        11   20  .355  10 1/2  6-10   5-10  01-02 03-06 07-12 LOST 2

SUNDAY, MAY 4TH RESULTS

ST LOUIS 6, MONTREAL 2
HOUSTON 5, FLORIDA 2
NY METS 5, MILWAUKEE 3
CHICAGO CUBS 5, COLORADO 4 (10 INNINGS)
LOS ANGELES 3, PITTSBURGH 2
SAN FRANCISCO 6, CINCINNATI 1
PHILADELPHIA 3, SAN DIEGO 1
ATLANTA 7, ARIZONA 4 (11 INNINGS)