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Rangers lose control
Twins 4, Rangers 3
Vicente Padilla reacts after giving up a walk to the Twins. (Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo)
Starter Vicente Padilla was strong until struggling in the seventh inning, when he walked two batters and hit the next two. Second baseman Mark DeRosa hit a two-run double to make it a one-run game in the eighth, but the Rangers fell short in the series finale.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 10, 2006
MIN
Minnesota (15-19)
Won 2
Minnesota 4, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (18-17)
Lost 2
May 10, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0   4 6 1
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 5/10/06  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Rangers Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ford, LF4110030.228
Punto, 2B3110100.275
Mauer, DH3010100.305
Hunter, CF3111112.268
Cuddyer, RF3100102.329
Morneau, 1B3010000.227
Redmond, C3011011.387
Batista, 3B4000014.238
Castro, SS4000013.222
Totals304624712 

BATTING
2B: Morneau (3, Padilla).
TB: Ford; Punto; Mauer; Hunter; Morneau 2; Redmond.
RBI: Redmond (5), Hunter (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer 2; Castro 3.
GIDP: Hunter; Batista.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Castro (5, throw).
DP: (Castro-Morneau).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Brown, CF4000016.200
  a-Matthews, PH-CF1000001.302
Young, M, SS3000212.347
Teixeira, 1B5021002.270
Nevin, DH4000142.235
Blalock, 3B4010004.328
Mench, RF3110101.308
Wilkerson, LF3100132.270
DeRosa, 2B3132100.381
Laird, C4010005.325
Totals343836925 

a-Grounded out for Brown in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: DeRosa (6, Rincon).
TB: Teixeira 2; Blalock; Mench; DeRosa 4; Laird.
RBI: Teixeira (18), DeRosa 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 2; Brown 2; Matthews.
GIDP: Teixeira.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Brown (Mauer at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Blalock-DeRosa-Teixeira, DeRosa-Young, M-Teixeira).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lohse (W, 2-3)6.06114608.33
Crain (H, 2)1.00001107.47
Rincon (H, 6)1.02221003.12
Nathan (S, 5)1.00000202.45
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 3-3)6.03333504.57
Benoit 1.00000102.55
Cordero 1.02111108.44
Otsuka 1.01000002.16

Padilla pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

WP: Otsuka.
HBP: Morneau (by Padilla), Redmond (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Lohse 110-66, Crain 11-5, Rincon 29-18, Nathan 11-8, Padilla 89-53, Benoit 12-8, Cordero 16-10, Otsuka 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lohse 4-8, Crain 2-0, Rincon 2-1, Nathan 1-0, Padilla 10-3, Benoit 2-0, Cordero 1-0, Otsuka 2-1.
Batters faced: Lohse 28, Crain 3, Rincon 6, Nathan 3, Padilla 25, Benoit 2, Cordero 5, Otsuka 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 3-1.
EjectionsTexas Rangers Manager Buck Showalter ejected by HP umpire Mark Wegner. (4th).
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 77 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 26 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 23,008.

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