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Silva denied win
Red Sox 6, Twins 4
Torii Hunter dives but can't snare Mike Lowell's seventh-inning single. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
 Mauer goes deep
 White's Monster shot
Carlos Silva was in line for his 14th win after yielding just two runs over six innings, but Nick Blackburn gave up a three-run homer to J.D. Drew as part of Boston's four-run seventh. Rondell White and Joe Mauer each hit homers.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (78-83)
Lost 2
Boston 6, Minnesota 4   BOS
Boston (96-65)
Won 2
September 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0   4 8 0
Boston
0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 X   6 13 1
Standings thru 9/29/07  |  Recap: MIN|BOS  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bartlett, SS4000001.265
Tyner, LF4110000.286
Mauer, C4132000.293
  1-Ford, PR0000000.235
Hunter, CF4010001.286
Morneau, 1B4000012.273
Cuddyer, RF4110002.278
White, DH3111010.170
Buscher, 3B3011000.244
Rodriguez, 2B3000002.221
Totals33484028 


1-Ran for Mauer in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: White (4, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out), Mauer (7, 4th inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Tyner; Mauer 6; Hunter; Cuddyer; White 4; Buscher.
RBI: White (19), Mauer 2 (60), Buscher (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett.
GIDP: Rodriguez; Hunter; Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
DP: (Buscher-Rodriguez-Morneau).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4120000.270
Cora, 2B-SS4110001.243
Ramirez, DH4010023.295
Lowell, 3B4222002.326
Drew, RF4233000.270
Youkilis, 1B4031000.290
Ellsbury, LF4010003.339
Mirabelli, C4000015.205
Clayton, SS4000024.247
  Pedroia, 2B0000000.317
Totals3661360518 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (33, Silva), Crisp (28, Silva), Youkilis (35, Silva).
3B: Drew (4, Silva).
HR: Lowell (21, 6th inning off Silva, 0 on, 0 out), Drew (11, 7th inning off Blackburn, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Crisp 3; Cora; Ramirez 2; Lowell 5; Drew 8; Youkilis 4; Ellsbury.
RBI: Youkilis (83), Lowell 2 (120), Drew 3 (64).
2-out RBI: Lowell; Drew 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Clayton.
GIDP: Clayton.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (28, 3rd base off Silva/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Clayton (8, throw).
DP: 3 (Wakefield-Cora-Youkilis, Lowell-Cora-Youkilis, Okajima-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva 6.09220314.19
Blackburn (BS, 1)(L, 0-2)1.04440117.71
DePaula 1.00000108.55
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (W, 17-12)7.06430124.76
Lopez (H, 13)1.00000003.10
Okajima (S, 5)1.02000102.22

WP: Wakefield.
Pitches-strikes: Silva 97-66, Blackburn 24-16, DePaula 7-7, Wakefield 92-60, Lopez 9-6, Okajima 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Silva 7-8, Blackburn 1-1, DePaula 1-1, Wakefield 10-10, Lopez 3-0, Okajima 2-0.
Batters faced: Silva 26, Blackburn 7, DePaula 3, Wakefield 26, Lopez 3, Okajima 4.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:17.
Att: 36,619.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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