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Sox win sixth straight
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Red Sox 10, Twins 1
Tim Wakefield allowed one run on five hits in seven innings Wednesday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
The Red Sox received two-run homers in each of the first three innings of Wednesday's opener, as Kevin Youkilis, Nick Green and Mike Lowell went deep. That was all Tim Wakefield needed, as he allowed one run in seven innings as Boston extended its streak to six games.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 04/21: PPD
  • Wed. 04/22, Gm 1: BOS 10, MIN 1
  • Wed. 04/22, Gm 2: BOS 7, MIN 3
MIN
Minnesota (7-8)
Lost 1
Boston 10, Minnesota 1   BOS
Boston (8-6)
Won 6
April 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 1 0 0       1 5 0
Boston
2 2 2 0 0 0 4       10 14 2
Standings thru 4/22/09  |  Recap: MIN | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Red Sox stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .302
Casilla, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .184
Morneau, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .317
Kubel, DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333
Cuddyer, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222
Crede, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167
Redmond, M, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214
Punto, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .256
Gomez, C, CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .211
Totals 27 1 5 1 1 4 18  

BATTING
2B: Punto (1, Wakefield), Gomez, C (2, Wakefield), Span (3, Wakefield).
TB: Punto 2; Gomez, C 2; Kubel; Morneau; Span 2.
RBI: Morneau (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau 2; Cuddyer 2.
GIDP: Redmond, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Breslow (Ellsbury at 1st base).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .283
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .279
Ortiz, D, DH 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 .218
Youkilis, 1B 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .462
Drew, J, RF 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .310
Bay, LF 3 1 0 1 1 1 3 .273
Lowell, 3B 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .315
Kottaras, C 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 .182
Green, N, SS 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 .276
Totals 31 10 14 10 4 3 8  

BATTING
2B: Drew, J 2 (5, Baker, S, Baker, S), Lowell (5, Baker, S), Ortiz, D (3, Morillo), Green, N (3, Dickey).
HR: Youkilis (4, 1st inning off Baker, S, 1 on, 2 out), Green, N (1, 2nd inning off Baker, S, 1 on, 1 out), Lowell (3, 3rd inning off Baker, S, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Green, N 6; Ellsbury 2; Ortiz, D 3; Lowell 7; Youkilis 4; Pedroia; Drew, J 5.
RBI: Youkilis 2 (12), Green, N 3 (6), Lowell 3 (16), Bay (11), Kottaras (1).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2; Lowell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Ortiz, D; Kottaras 2.
SF: Kottaras.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (6, 2nd base off Baker, S/Redmond, M).
CS: Ellsbury (2, 2nd base by Breslow/Redmond, M).
PO: Ellsbury (1st base by Breslow).

FIELDING
E: Green, N 2 (4, throw, missed catch).
DP: (Green, N-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Baker, S (L, 0-2) 4.2 10 6 6 1 2 3 12.46
Breslow 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
Morillo 0.0 1 4 4 3 0 0 36.00
Dickey 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.00
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (W, 2-1) 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 2.45

Morillo pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Baker, S , Wakefield .
WP: Wakefield.
HBP: Casilla, A (by Wakefield), Span (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Baker, S 92-60, Breslow 13-10, Morillo 17-4, Dickey 8-5, Wakefield 102-63.
Groundouts-flyouts: Baker, S 5-5, Breslow 0-2, Morillo 0-0, Dickey 0-1, Wakefield 5-6.
Batters faced: Baker, S 25, Breslow 4, Morillo 4, Dickey 3, Wakefield 30.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 2-0, Dickey 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 60 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:11 (1:25 delay).
Att: 37,608.
Venue: Fenway Park.
April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009

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