Minnesota 5, Boston 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Chris Guccione, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Jerry Layne,
Attendance - 20019

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 27-19 17-6 10-13 L1
Minnesota 23-24 18-10 5-14 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 18-10 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 10-13 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Nick Blackburn pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.55. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 7 save s for the season. Jon Lester took the loss for Boston.
  • Justin Morneau had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Minnesota
Jon Lester Player Nick Blackburn
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 7
6 Hits 8
7.50 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Boston   Minnesota
Julio Lugo Player Justin Morneau
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 3
0 HR 1
2 TB 5
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 9 0 11 .257 19 9 1 2 2 0
Minnesota 7 1 12 .250 15 8 5 4 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Boston. The Twins have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .458 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .607 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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