Minnesota Twins 7, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 (N) at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
MIN A    0  1  2    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   7  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       9   2
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Alou rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Ward dh                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Elarton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       0   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (12,off Radke).
Team LOB: 4.

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McCracken dh                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Guzman ss                     3   1   2   2       1   1       1   4
Lawton rf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Koskie 3b                     2   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Hocking 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mientkiewicz 1b               3   1   1   3       1   1       8   0
Hunter cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
J. Jones lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Rivas 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Pierzynski c                  4   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
Radke p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   7   8   7       4   8      27   7

BATTING - 
HR: Hunter (10,2nd inning off Elarton 0 on 2 out); Guzman (6,5th inning off
Elarton 0 on 0 out); Mientkiewicz (10,7th inning off Cruz 2 on 2 out).
SH: McCracken (1,off Elarton).
HBP: Koskie (4,by Cruz).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton L(4-6)                6.1   7   5   5   4   8   2  29
Cruz                          0.2   1   2   2   0   0   1   4
Slusarski                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   7   7   4   8   3  36

HBP: Cruz (5,Koskie).

Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Radke W(8-2)                  9     4   0   0   0   7   0  31


Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Marvin Hudson, 3B - Tim Welke
Ejections: HOU Manager Larry Dierker by Dan Iassogna [Call at 1B]
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 12280


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Minnesota Twins          
1. Biggio              2b        McCracken           dh
2. Vizcaino            ss        Guzman              ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Lawton              rf
4. Berkman             lf        Koskie              3b
5. Alou                rf        Mientkiewicz        1b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Hunter              cf
7. Ward                dh        J. Jones            lf
8. Castilla            3b        Rivas               2b
9. Ausmus              c         Pierzynski          c
   Elarton             p         Radke               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Vizcaino singled to center;
Bagwell doubled to right [Vizcaino to third]; Berkman flied to
right; Alou struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: McCracken struck out; Guzman struck out; Lawton flied
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo lined to center; Ward lined to right;
Castilla was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Koskie was called out on strikes; Mientkiewicz
grounded out (first to pitcher); Hunter homered; J. Jones
grounded out (second to first); Astros Manager Larry Dierker
ejected by 1B umpire Dan Iassogna in 3rd; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus was called out on strikes; Biggio singled;
Vizcaino flied to left; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 3RD: Rivas singled to center; Pierzynski singled to center
[Rivas to second]; McCracken out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Rivas to third, Pierzynski to second]; Guzman singled
[Rivas scored, Pierzynski to third]; Lawton singled to left
[Pierzynski scored, Guzman to third]; Koskie walked [Lawton to
second]; Mientkiewicz struck out; Hunter struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Alou flied to center; Hidalgo
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 4TH: J. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Rivas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Pierzynski singled to center;
McCracken was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Ward popped to shortstop; Castilla flied to right;
Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 5TH: Guzman homered; Lawton was called out on strikes;
Koskie struck out; Mientkiewicz walked; Hunter forced
Mientkiewicz (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (catcher to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell singled to center;
Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins
4.

TWINS 6TH: J. Jones walked; Rivas lined into a double play
(first unassisted) [J. Jones out at first]; Pierzynski popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins
4.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo
struck out; Ward grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 4.

TWINS 7TH: McCracken flied to right; Guzman walked; CRUZ
REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Lawton forced Guzman (first to
shortstop); Koskie was hit by a pitch [Lawton to second];
Mientkiewicz homered [Lawton scored, Koskie scored]; Hunter
grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 7.

ASTROS 8TH: HOCKING REPLACED KOSKIE (PLAYING 3B); Castilla flied
to right; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Biggio flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 7.

TWINS 8TH: SLUSARSKI REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); J. Jones grounded
out (third to first); Rivas grounded out (shortstop to first);
Pierzynski grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Twins 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   4   0    4
 Twins            7   8   0    5


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