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Twins spark big rally
Twins 4, Indians 1
Lew Ford hit a solo homer in the ninth, his third of the season. (Tony Dejak/AP)
 Redmond's RBI double
Matt Garza struck out 11 through six innings, but still left with the Twins trailing. Mike Redmond's RBI double in the eighth tied the game and sparked a three-run rally to oust Cleveland.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (53-51)
Won 2
Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1   CLE
Cleveland (60-45)
Lost 2
July 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1   4 7 0
Cleveland
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 3
Standings thru 7/29/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Indians Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bartlett, SS4010012.257
Punto, 2B3000021.213
  a-Redmond, PH1011000.282
  1-Rodriguez, PR-2B0100000.190
Mauer, C4100031.300
Morneau, 1B4021011.297
Hunter, CF4000012.291
White, DH4000020.154
Cirillo, 3B4010000.267
Ford, LF4111021.226
Tyner, RF3110011.280
Totals354730139 

a-Doubled for Punto in the 8th.
1-Ran for Redmond in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cirillo (9, Sabathia), Bartlett (13, Sabathia), Redmond (11, Sabathia), Morneau (19, Sabathia).
HR: Ford (3, 9th inning off Betancourt, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett 2; Redmond 2; Morneau 3; Cirillo 2; Ford 4; Tyner.
RBI: Redmond (24), Morneau (89), Ford (13).
2-out RBI: Redmond; Morneau; Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Tyner; Morneau; Hunter.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (20, 3rd base off Sabathia/Martinez).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Bartlett-Morneau 2, Bartlett-Rodriguez-Morneau).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3010121.275
Lofton, LF4010011.306
Martinez, C3000013.309
Hafner, DH4010023.258
Garko, 1B4010013.312
Peralta, SS4120021.281
Nixon, RF2011201.253
Blake, 3B4010014.267
Barfield, 2B3000021.251
  a-Gutierrez, PH1000002.296
Totals3218131220 

a-Grounded into a double play for Barfield in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Nixon (16, Garza), Sizemore (22, Garza), Peralta (18, Nathan).
TB: Sizemore 2; Lofton; Hafner; Garko; Peralta 3; Nixon 2; Blake.
RBI: Nixon (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garko 2; Sizemore; Martinez; Blake.
GIDP: Hafner; Garko; Gutierrez.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Nixon (3, fielding), Barfield 2 (13, fielding, throw).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza 6.051131101.37
Reyes (W, 2-1)1.11000103.91
Neshek (H, 10)0.20000001.95
Nathan (S, 22)1.02000001.91
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (L, 13-6)7.263101103.58
Betancourt 1.11110211.30

WP: Garza.
HBP: Martinez (by Garza), Tyner (by Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes: Garza 109-68, Reyes 20-17, Neshek 5-3, Nathan 18-13, Sabathia 119-82, Betancourt 27-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garza 6-1, Reyes 2-1, Neshek 2-0, Nathan 3-0, Sabathia 6-6, Betancourt 0-2.
Batters faced: Garza 26, Reyes 5, Neshek 1, Nathan 4, Sabathia 31, Betancourt 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Neshek 1-0, Betancourt 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:16.
Att: 37,102.

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