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Morneau goes yard
Twins 3, White Sox 1
Joe Mauer (left) congratulates Justin Morneau after Morneau's three-run homer.  (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
 Morneau's three-run dinger
Johan Santana dominated the White Sox on Sunday, allowing just one hit and striking out nine over seven innings of work to pick up his second win. Justin Morneau provided the offense with his second homer of the season, a three-run blast in the fourth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 04/06: PPD
  • Sat. 04/07: CWS 3, MIN 0
  • Sun. 04/08: MIN 3, CWS 1
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 08, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
MIN
Minnesota (4-1)
Won 1
Minnesota 3, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (2-3)
Lost 1
April 8, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 4 1
Standings thru 4/8/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  White Sox Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4000010.381
Punto, 3B4000000.150
Mauer, C4120010.368
Cuddyer, RF3110101.412
Morneau, 1B4123011.353
Hunter, CF4000022.158
Redmond, DH3000111.000
Tyner, LF4010003.200
Bartlett, SS3000021.067
Totals33363289 

BATTING
HR: Morneau (2, 4th inning off Danks, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Mauer 2; Cuddyer; Morneau 5; Tyner.
RBI: Morneau 3 (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tyner; Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ozuna, LF3000012.167
  a-Mackowiak, PH-LF1000000.000
Erstad, CF4000000.294
Konerko, 1B3010100.294
Thome, DH3000131.118
Dye, RF4000023.118
Crede, 3B4020010.278
  1-Podsednik, PR0000000.364
Pierzynski, C4000013.111
Iguchi, 2B2000100.143
Uribe, SS3111022.333
Totals3114131011 

a-Grounded out for Ozuna in the 8th.
1-Ran for Crede in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Uribe (2, 8th inning off Crain, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Konerko; Crede 2; Uribe 4.
RBI: Uribe (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye; Ozuna; Pierzynski.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Crede (1, throw).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 2-0)7.01003902.77
Crain (H, 3)1.01110014.50
Nathan (S, 3)1.02000100.00
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks (L, 0-1)6.04332614.50
Aardsma 2.01000201.50
Sisco 1.01000002.25

Pitches-strikes: Santana 97-63, Crain 19-13, Nathan 20-15, Danks 97-65, Aardsma 38-24, Sisco 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 5-7, Crain 2-1, Nathan 1-1, Danks 6-6, Aardsma 2-2, Sisco 1-2.
Batters faced: Santana 25, Crain 4, Nathan 5, Danks 24, Aardsma 7, Sisco 4.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 36 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, L to R.
T: 2:36.
Att: 27,653.

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