Houston Astros 5, Minnesota Twins 3
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

MIN A    0  2  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  2  x  -   5  9  1
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Castillo 2b                   5   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Punto 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Tiffee ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mauer c                       3   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Cuddyer rf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Morneau 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Hunter cf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Ford lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
  Reyes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lohse p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bartlett ss                   3   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
Silva p                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Rincon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kubel lf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   6   2       3   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Punto (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Ford (6,off Rodriguez).
HBP: Bartlett (1,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mauer (7,2nd base off Rodriguez/Munson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Burke cf,lf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       9   1
Lamb 3b                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Wilson lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Munson c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Taveras pr,cf               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lane rf                       3   1   1   1       1   2       2   0
Everett ss                    4   0   3   2       0   1       1   4
Rodriguez p                   2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   5       2   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (3).
PB: Munson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Burke (12,off Silva); Everett 2 (12,off Rincon,off Lohse).
HR: Berkman (20,1st inning off Silva 0 on 2 out).
SH: Palmeiro (2,off Rincon).
SF: Lamb (3,off Silva).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Silva                         6     5   3   3   1   5   1  25
Rincon                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Reyes                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Lohse L(2-5)                  0     3   2   2   1   0   0   4
Eyre                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   5   5   2   5   1  36

Silva faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Rincon (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez                     6.2   6   3   2   3   2   0  30
Qualls                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wheeler W(1-4)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lidge SV(19)                  1     0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   2   3   5   0  38

HBP: Rodriguez (4,Bartlett).

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Andy Fletcher
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 33243


Starting Lineups:

   Minnesota Twins               Houston Astros           
1. Castillo            2b        Biggio              2b
2. Punto               3b        Burke               cf
3. Mauer               c         Berkman             1b
4. Cuddyer             rf        Lamb                3b
5. Morneau             1b        Wilson              lf
6. Hunter              cf        Munson              c
7. Ford                lf        Lane                rf
8. Bartlett            ss        Everett             ss
9. Silva               p         Rodriguez           p

TWINS 1ST: Castillo was called out on strikes; Punto flied to
center; Mauer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Burke struck out; Berkman
homered; Lamb singled to right; Wilson grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 1.

TWINS 2ND: Cuddyer singled to left; Morneau lined to shortstop;
Hunter walked [Cuddyer to second]; Ford singled to left [Cuddyer
scored, Hunter to third]; Bartlett singled to left [Hunter
scored, Ford to third]; Silva lined to second; Castillo forced
Bartlett (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Munson grounded out (first to pitcher); Lane struck
out; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros
1.

TWINS 3RD: Punto grounded out (shortstop to first); Mauer
singled to center; Mauer stole second; Cuddyer walked; Morneau
flied to center [Mauer to third]; Hunter grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Rodriguez grounded out (second to first); Biggio
flied to left; Burke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 1.

TWINS 4TH: Ford doubled to center; Bartlett was hit by a pitch;
On a bunt Silva made an out to catcher; Castillo grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Ford to third, Bartlett to second]; Munson
allowed a passed ball [Ford scored (unearned), Bartlett to
third]; Punto flied to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Twins 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman flied to left; Lamb grounded out (first
unassisted); Wilson lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Twins 3, Astros 1.

TWINS 5TH: Mauer grounded out (shortstop to first); Cuddyer
flied to left; Morneau grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Munson grounded out (first unassisted); Lane struck
out; Everett singled to left; Rodriguez singled to left [Everett
to second]; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins
3, Astros 1.

TWINS 6TH: Hunter flied to center; Ford popped to third;
Bartlett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Burke doubled to left; Berkman grounded out (second
to first) [Burke to third]; Lamb hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Burke scored]; Wilson reached on an error by Punto; Munson
flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 2.

TWINS 7TH: Silva singled to center; Castillo flied to right;
Punto flied to left; Mauer walked [Silva to second]; QUALLS
REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Cuddyer grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Lane walked; RINCON REPLACED SILVA (PITCHING);
Rincon threw a wild pitch [Lane to second]; Everett doubled to
left [Lane scored]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro out on
a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Everett to third]; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Burke grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 3.

TWINS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Morneau
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Hunter popped to
first; Ford grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: REYES REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); KUBEL REPLACED
RINCON (PLAYING LF); Berkman lined to pitcher; Lamb grounded out
(shortstop to first); LOHSE REPLACED REYES (PITCHING); Wilson
singled to right; Munson walked [Wilson to second]; Lane singled
to right [Wilson scored, Munson to second]; TAVERAS RAN FOR
MUNSON; Everett doubled to left [Taveras scored, Lane to third];
EYRE REPLACED LOHSE (PITCHING); ENSBERG BATTED FOR WHEELER;
Ensberg flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros
5.

TWINS 9TH: BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); AUSMUS REPLACED
WILSON (PLAYING C ); TAVERAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LIDGE
REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Bartlett was called out on strikes;
Kubel struck out; Castillo reached on an error by Biggio; TIFFEE
BATTED FOR PUNTO; Castillo advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Castillo to second]; Tiffee struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Twins            3   6   1    8
 Astros           5   9   1    7


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