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Texas blanked by Santana
Twins 1, Rangers 0
Sammy Sosa (Paul Battaglia/AP)
Despite walking five batters, Kevin Millwood gave up just four hits and one earned run in eight innings in the series finale at the Metrodome. Sammy Sosa got the Rangers' only two hits against Minnesota starter Johan Santana, who struck out 17 hitters.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (54-69)
Lost 1
Minnesota 1, Texas 0   MIN
Minnesota (62-61)
Won 1
August 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
Minnesota
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   1 4 1
Standings thru 8/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Twins Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4000010.248
Wilkerson, LF4000031.226
Young, SS4000041.303
Sosa, DH3020010.246
Byrd, CF3000032.314
Laird, C3000031.229
Cruz, RF3000011.212
Saltalamacchia, 1B3000020.254
Vazquez, 3B3000010.230
Totals300200196 

BATTING
2B: Sosa (22, Santana).
TB: Sosa 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Young.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (16, 2nd base off Nathan/Redmond).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Young-Kinsler-Saltalamacchia, Young-Saltalamacchia).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Casilla, 2B4000014.243
Mauer, DH4000012.295
Hunter, CF4010010.298
Morneau, 1B1000301.283
Cuddyer, RF3111102.275
Redmond, C3000002.285
White, LF3000010.145
  Tyner, LF0000000.279
Watkins, 3B2010100.375
Punto, SS2010100.204
Totals261416411 

BATTING
HR: Cuddyer (12, 2nd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hunter; Cuddyer 4; Watkins; Punto.
RBI: Cuddyer (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mauer 2; Casilla 2.
GIDP: Redmond; Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Punto (15, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Nathan (1, missed catch).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 8-10)7.04115315.39
Wilson 1.00001102.25
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 13-9)8.020001702.88
Nathan (S, 27)1.00000201.80

Pitches-strikes: Millwood 98-58, Wilson 14-8, Santana 112-83, Nathan 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 10-8, Wilson 0-2, Santana 2-5, Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 28, Wilson 4, Santana 26, Nathan 4.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Adam Dowdy. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 68 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:19.
Att: 36,353.

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