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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 28, 2007
Tribe gets relief vs. Twins
Twins edged at The Jake
Jason Bartlett, Torii Hunter and Justin Morneau knotted up the game with a three-run fifth, and a two-run rally in the ninth fell just short for the Twins' second straight loss. Boof Bonser gave up four runs in seven innings.
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Indians 6, Twins 5
Joe Borowski reacts after retiring Justin Morneau for the final out of the ninth. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Series at a glance:
Indians 'pen holds Twins
Travis Hafner and Grady Sizemore each went deep and Jhonny Peralta's sac fly secured a win over the Twins. Jake Westbrook gave up three runs in 6 2/3 innings and the bullpen fought through drama to hold on to the win.
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 Wedge, Westbrook reflect on win
MIN
Minnesota (67-65)
Lost 2
Cleveland 6, Minnesota 5   CLE
Cleveland (74-57)
Won 4
August 28, 2007
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Minnesota
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2   5 13 2
Cleveland
2 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 X   6 7 0
Standings thru 8/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Indians Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Tyner, LF5240011.300
Bartlett, SS4121112.281
Hunter, CF3012103.300
Morneau, 1B5011013.285
Cuddyer, RF4010001.277
Kubel, DH4010001.257
Redmond, C4000002.285
Buscher, 3B4231000.276
Punto, 2B3000022.198
  a-White, PH1000000.155
Totals3751352515 

a-Popped out for Punto in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cuddyer (24, Westbrook), Bartlett (19, Borowski).
HR: Buscher (1, 9th inning off Borowski, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Tyner 4; Bartlett 3; Hunter; Morneau; Cuddyer 2; Kubel; Buscher 6.
RBI: Bartlett (38), Hunter 2 (93), Morneau (95), Buscher (2).
2-out RBI: Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter; Redmond; Morneau 2.
SF: Hunter.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Tyner (8, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (21, fielding), Bonser (3, pickoff).
DP: (Bartlett-Punto-Morneau).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3111100.279
Cabrera, 2B4221001.302
Hafner, DH3212112.257
Martinez, C3010010.304
Garko, 1B4011001.303
Peralta, SS3001020.274
Lofton, LF4110002.299
Nixon, RF3000011.256
  Gutierrez, RF0000000.264
Blake, 3B3000011.265
Totals30676268 

BATTING
HR: Hafner (19, 1st inning off Bonser, 1 on, 1 out), Sizemore (23, 3rd inning off Bonser, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore 4; Cabrera 2; Hafner 4; Martinez; Garko; Lofton.
RBI: Hafner 2 (77), Sizemore (70), Cabrera (8), Garko (48), Peralta (65).
2-out RBI: Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner 2; Lofton.
SF: Peralta.
GIDP: Garko.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Nixon (Hunter at 2nd base).
DP: (Westbrook-Garko).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser (L, 6-11)7.05431624.72
Cali 0.11221005.28
Neshek 0.21000002.49
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook (W, 5-7)6.210332404.38
Perez (H, 10)0.10000001.70
Betancourt (H, 25)1.00000001.43
Borowski (S, 38)1.03220115.64

IBB: Sizemore (by Bonser).
HBP: Martinez (by Cali).
Pitches-strikes: Bonser 99-65, Cali 14-8, Neshek 7-5, Westbrook 104-68, Perez 2-2, Betancourt 16-10, Borowski 18-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonser 6-9, Cali 0-1, Neshek 1-1, Westbrook 8-7, Perez 0-1, Betancourt 0-3, Borowski 0-2.
Batters faced: Bonser 27, Cali 4, Neshek 3, Westbrook 30, Perez 1, Betancourt 3, Borowski 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Neshek 3-2, Perez 2-0.
EjectionsMinnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire ejected by 1B umpire Hunter Wendelstedt. (5th).
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 24,784.

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