Minnesota 4, Boston 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Chris Guccione, First Base - Todd Tichenor, Second Base - Jerry Layne, Third Base - Tony Randazzo,
Attendance - 28221

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 1
Minnesota 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 13 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 27-20 17-6 10-14 L2
Minnesota 24-24 19-10 5-14 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 19-10 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 10-14 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kevin Slowey pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.11. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 8 save s for the season. Daisuke Matsuzaka took the loss for Boston.
  • Jason Bay had the only homerun for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Minnesota
Daisuke Matsuzaka Player Kevin Slowey
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 6.0
6 Strikeouts 5
9 Hits 6
5.40 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Boston   Minnesota
Jacoby Ellsbury Player Denard Span
2 Hits 4
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 4
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 6 1 9 .188 9 6 2 2 2 1
Minnesota 13 0 16 .382 25 7 4 5 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Boston. The Twins have a W/L % of .542 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 .526 after a loss.
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