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W:F.Liriano(3-7) L:M.Perez(1-1)
HR: MIN- J.Morneau (11) TEX- None



Minnesota Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Eric Cooper; First, Marty Foster; Second, Chris Conroy; Third, Jeff Kellogg;
- Ben Revere singled to right center. Runner on first with none out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Ben Revere stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Willingham at the plate.
- Josh Willingham intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 1st
- Ian Kinsler flied out to right. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus walked. Runner on first with one out and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton fouled out to third. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 2nd
- Trevor Plouffe fouled out to catcher. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera struck out looking to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 2nd
- Michael Young grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli grounded out short to first. Runner on second with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 3rd
- Alexi Casilla lined out to short. None on with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere walked. Runner on first with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni grounded out third to first. On the play, Ben Revere advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer singled to right scored Ben Revere with two outs. Runner on first and Josh Willingham due up.
- Joe Mauer advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Willingham at the plate.
- Josh Willingham reached second on Mike Napoli`s fielding error, scoring Joe Mauer with two outs. Runner on second and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau singled to right scored Josh Willingham with two outs. Runner on first and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe singled to second. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 3rd
- Craig Gentry singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Craig Gentry out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton popped out to left to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 4th
- Drew Butera singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla sacrifice bunt to catcher. On the play, Drew Butera advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni singled to third. On the play, Ben Revere advances to second and Drew Butera advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer sacrifice fly out to center scored Drew Butera with two outs. Runners on first and second and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham flied out to right to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 4th
- Adrian Beltre grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young singled to right center. Runner on first with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba grounded out to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 5th
- Justin Morneau flied out to center. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier reached third on Josh Hamilton`s fielding error. Runner on third with two outs and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 5th
- Craig Gentry struck out swinging. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus grounded out pitcher to first. On the play, Ian Kinsler advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Leonys Martin is pinch-hitting for Josh Hamilton.
- Pinch-Hitter Leonys Martin flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 6th
- Leonys Martin remains in the game playing center field.
- Defensive switch from right field to left field for Nelson Cruz.
- Defensive switch from center field to right field for Craig Gentry.
- Alexi Casilla lined out to center. None on with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni walked. Runner on first with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Darin Mastroianni picked off at second to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 6th
- Adrian Beltre singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Michael Young due up.
- Adrian Beltre advances to second on a passed ball. Runner on second with none out and Michael Young at the plate.
- Michael Young walked. Runners on first and second with none out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz singled to left scored Adrian Beltre with none out. On the play, Michael Young advances to second. Runners on first and second and Mike Napoli due up.
- NOTE: Josh Hamilton left the game with lower back spasms.
- Mike Napoli grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Nelson Cruz out at second and Michael Young advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 7th
- Tanner Scheppers starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Joe Mauer lined out to third. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham flied out to center. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau two-out, solo Home Run (11) to right. Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 7th
- Craig Gentry grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
- Brandon Snyder is pinch-hitting for Leonys Martin.
- Pinch-Hitter Brandon Snyder struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Jared Burton enters the game for the Twins with runners on first and second and two outs.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 8th
- Brandon Snyder remains in the game playing right field.
- Defensive switch from right field to center field for Craig Gentry.
- Yoshinori Tateyama starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Brian Dozier struck out swinging. None on with one out and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera struck out looking. None on with two outs and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 8th
- Michael Young popped out to second. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz popped out to short. None on with two outs and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli walked. Runner on first with two outs and Yorvit Torrealba due up.
- Yorvit Torrealba struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 9th
- Michael Kirkman starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Ben Revere singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni singled to second. On the play, Ben Revere advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham lined into a double play to first. On the play, Darin Mastroianni out at first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 9th
- Glen Perkins starts the inning for the Twins.
- Craig Gentry singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Brandon Snyder due up.
- Brandon Snyder flied out to right to end the game.

Minnesota 5, Texas 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: F.Liriano (3-7); LP:M.Perez (1-1).

Minnesota 5, Texas 1