Boston 6, Minnesota 5

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, May 25, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Chris Guccione, Third Base - Todd Tichenor,
Attendance - 27636

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 16 1
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 27-18 17-6 10-12 W2
Minnesota 22-24 17-10 5-14 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Minnesota Twins have a 17-10 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 10-12 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Twins have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Brad Penny pitched 5.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.96. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 12 save s for the season. Francisco Liriano took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Michael Cuddyer, Joe Mauer hit homeruns for Minnesota. Jeff Bailey had the only homerun for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Minnesota
Brad Penny Player Francisco Liriano
Win W/L Loss
5.1 IP 4.0
7 Strikeouts 7
6 Hits 11
5.06 ERA 11.25
Hitting
Boston   Minnesota
Mike Lowell Player Jason Kubel
4 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.800 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 16 1 23 .381 20 8 6 0 2 1
Minnesota 8 2 17 .229 10 10 5 0 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Boston. The Twins have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .435 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .630 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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