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Twins' skid slides into Jake
Indians 10, Twins 4
Nick Punto is tagged out after laying down a sacrifice bunt in the third. (Mark Duncan/AP)
Boof Bonser exited after giving up six runs (four earned) on nine hits in just 2 2/3 innings as the Twins lost their fifth straight game. Jason Kubel drove in Minnesota's first two runs with a homer, and Brian Buscher went 2-for-3 in his Major League debut.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (51-51)
Lost 5
Cleveland 10, Minnesota 4   CLE
Cleveland (60-43)
Won 1
July 27, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0   4 10 2
Cleveland
0 0 6 0 2 2 0 0 X   10 16 0
Standings thru 7/27/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Indians Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B3010011.306
  Rodriguez, 2B1110000.190
Tyner, RF4120001.274
Mauer, C3000102.308
Morneau, 1B3121001.296
Hunter, CF4000014.294
Kubel, LF4112001.247
White, DH2010000.211
  a-Cirillo, PH-DH1000110.267
Buscher, 3B4020001.500
Punto, SS4000014.215
Totals3341032415 

a-Walked for White in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Tyner (9, Byrd).
HR: Kubel (9, 7th inning off Byrd, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Castillo; Rodriguez; Tyner 3; Morneau 2; Kubel 4; White; Buscher 2.
RBI: Kubel 2 (42), Morneau (87).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo; Punto; Kubel.
SF: Morneau.
GIDP: Hunter; Morneau; Mauer.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Buscher (1, throw), Punto (7, throw).
DP: (Buscher-Morneau).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF2110211.275
  a-Gutierrez, PH-CF1010000.308
Lofton, LF5031013.307
Martinez, 1B4101104.312
Hafner, DH4220112.258
Peralta, SS5225012.278
Blake, 3B4120001.269
  Rouse, 3B1000010.119
Nixon, RF4130110.251
Shoppach, C5000036.294
Barfield, 2B4222000.255
Totals39101695919 

a-Singled for Sizemore in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Nixon (15, Ortiz), Barfield (16, Ortiz).
HR: Peralta 2 (16, 3rd inning off Bonser, 2 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Rincon, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore; Gutierrez; Lofton 3; Hafner 2; Peralta 8; Blake 2; Nixon 4; Barfield 3.
RBI: Martinez (78), Peralta 5 (55), Barfield 2 (48), Lofton (24).
2-out RBI: Barfield; Lofton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shoppach; Lofton 2; Blake; Hafner.
GIDP: Peralta.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sizemore (6, 2nd base by Bonser/Mauer).

FIELDING
PB: Shoppach (2).
DP: 3 (Martinez-Peralta-Martinez, Barfield-Peralta-Martinez 2).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser (L, 5-7)2.29642314.72
Ortiz 2.14221205.27
Rincon 2.03221315.89
Guerrier 1.00001101.79
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd (W, 9-4)7.010432114.40
Perez 1.00000102.03
Lewis 1.00000202.45

Byrd pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Bonser, Ortiz.
Pitches-strikes: Bonser 71-42, Ortiz 44-30, Rincon 34-22, Guerrier 11-6, Byrd 101-73, Perez 10-8, Lewis 21-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonser 2-2, Ortiz 4-1, Rincon 0-3, Guerrier 0-2, Byrd 12-8, Perez 0-2, Lewis 0-1.
Batters faced: Bonser 19, Ortiz 11, Rincon 10, Guerrier 4, Byrd 30, Perez 3, Lewis 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ortiz 3-0, Perez 3-2.
Umpires: HP: John Hirschbeck. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 37,292.

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