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Sosa belts No. 598
Twins 7, Rangers 1
Sammy Sosa is tied for sixth in the American League with 36 RBIs. (AP)
 Sosa's 598th homer
Sammy Sosa moved to within two homers of becoming the fifth player in history to hit 600. But the Rangers struck out 18 times, the most they've fanned in a nine-inning game since finishing with 18 on July 13, 1997.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (21-24)
Won 1
Minnesota 7, Texas 1   TEX
Texas (18-28)
Lost 1
May 22, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 0   7 9 0
Texas
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
Standings thru 5/22/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Rangers Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4110110.319
Cirillo, 1B4000023.209
Cuddyer, RF2310210.274
Morneau, DH4235001.285
Hunter, CF4112011.317
Redmond, C4010001.306
Kubel, LF4010011.250
  Ford, LF0000000.185
Rodriguez, 3B4010001.207
Punto, SS3000101.231
Totals33797469 

BATTING
2B: Kubel (10, Loe).
HR: Morneau 2 (13, 4th inning off Loe, 1 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Loe, 2 on, 2 out), Hunter (11, 8th inning off Wilson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Castillo; Cuddyer; Morneau 9; Hunter 4; Redmond; Kubel 2; Rodriguez.
RBI: Morneau 5 (32), Hunter 2 (39).
2-out RBI: Morneau 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cirillo; Rodriguez.
GIDP: Redmond; Kubel.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Punto (3, 2nd base by Feldman/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez-Castillo-Cirillo).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4020020.247
Young, SS3020100.239
Teixeira, 1B4000035.299
Sosa, DH2111212.268
Diaz, RF4000033.273
Cruz, LF4000030.208
Laird, C4000020.233
Kata, 3B3000010.236
Mahar, CF3000030.167
Totals3115131810 

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (6, Santana).
3B: Young (1, Santana).
HR: Sosa (10, 2nd inning off Santana, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 3; Young 4; Sosa 4.
RBI: Sosa (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Diaz; Sosa.
GIDP: Diaz.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Teixeira-Young-Loe, Loe-Young-Teixeira).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 5-4)7.041121313.05
Neshek 1.01001301.29
Nathan 1.00000202.33
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loe (L, 1-4)6.08552326.38
Feldman 1.00112108.00
Wilson 1.01110112.57
Gagne 1.00000100.00

Feldman pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Wilson.
Pitches-strikes: Santana 103-67, Neshek 26-17, Nathan 10-8, Loe 89-56, Feldman 21-10, Wilson 15-8, Gagne 11-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 4-4, Neshek 0-0, Nathan 0-1, Loe 11-4, Feldman 1-0, Wilson 1-1, Gagne 1-1.
Batters faced: Santana 26, Neshek 5, Nathan 3, Loe 26, Feldman 4, Wilson 4, Gagne 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 27,013.

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