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White's homer stands up
Twins 2, Devil Rays 1
The only run Boof Bonser gave up was a solo homer to Dioner Navarro. (Mike Carlson/AP)
 White's two-run homer
Rondell White's two-run homer in the seventh held up for Boof Bonser and the Twins' bullpen to take the opening game of the series from the Devil Rays. Bonser hurled 6 1/3 innings, allowing just five hits and one run.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 04, 2006
MIN
Minnesota (79-57)
Won 1
Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 1   TB
Tampa Bay (55-83)
Lost 1
September 4, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   2 6 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Standings thru 9/4/06  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4020002.296
Punto, 3B3000013.297
Mauer, C2000200.346
Cuddyer, RF4000003.274
Morneau, DH4110020.318
Hunter, CF4010011.269
Nevin, 1B4000032.241
White, LF2122100.220
  Ford, LF0000000.222
Bartlett, SS3000002.338
Totals302623713 

BATTING
2B: White (11, Corcoran), Hunter (18, Corcoran).
HR: White (5, 7th inning off Corcoran, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Castillo 2; Morneau; Hunter 2; White 6.
RBI: White 2 (30).
2-out RBI: White 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Punto.
S: Punto.
GIDP: Bartlett; Punto; Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Morneau (3, 2nd base off Corcoran/Navarro).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Baldelli, CF4020020.303
Young, RF4000023.370
Crawford, LF4000011.305
Norton, 1B4010010.302
Wigginton, 3B4000022.267
Witt, DH4000010.179
Navarro, C3121000.271
Zobrist, SS3010011.237
Perez, 2B3000002.209
Totals331610109 

BATTING
2B: Baldelli (19, Bonser).
HR: Navarro (6, 5th inning off Bonser, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Baldelli 3; Norton; Navarro 5; Zobrist.
RBI: Navarro (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young 2; Wigginton; Perez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zobrist (2, 2nd base off Crain/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Zobrist (5, fielding).
DP: 3 (Zobrist-Perez-Norton, Norton-Zobrist-Corcoran, Wigginton-Norton).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser (W, 4-5)6.15110614.83
Crain (H, 6)1.11000203.99
Reyes (H, 10)0.10000000.85
Nathan (S, 29)1.00000201.74
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Corcoran (L, 4-7)7.05222513.84
Switzer 0.11001005.47
Camp 1.20000204.07

IBB: Mauer (by Switzer).
Pitches-strikes: Bonser 92-68, Crain 24-17, Reyes 3-3, Nathan 12-8, Corcoran 94-57, Switzer 8-4, Camp 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonser 6-7, Crain 2-0, Reyes 0-1, Nathan 0-1, Corcoran 7-9, Switzer 1-0, Camp 3-0.
Batters faced: Bonser 24, Crain 5, Reyes 1, Nathan 3, Corcoran 27, Switzer 3, Camp 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:30.
Att: 15,910.

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