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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 19, 2007
Home finally sweet for Garza
Rangers drop third at Dome
Frank Catalanotto got the Rangers off to a good start with a solo shot in the first inning, but they would score only one more in their third straight loss to Minnesota. Vicente Padilla gave up three earned runs in five innings, including five walks.
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 Catalanotto goes deep
Twins 4, Rangers 2
Matt Garza held the Rangers to two runs (one earned) on six hits in 6 1/3 innings. (A.J. Olmscheid/AP)
Series at a glance:
Twins sweep away Rangers
Despite scoring just one run out of two bases-loaded, no-out situations, the Twins swept the Rangers to end Matt Garza's career winless streak at the Metrodome. Michael Cuddyer went deep in a 2-for-4 night, and Jason Kubel hit a laser shot to right.
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 Cuddyer's solo shot
 Kubel's laser to right
TEX
Texas (70-82)
Lost 3
Minnesota 4, Texas 2   MIN
Minnesota (75-77)
Won 3
September 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 7 0
Minnesota
1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 X   4 7 1
Standings thru 9/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Twins Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, 1B3111001.268
  c-Byrd, PH-CF1010000.305
Kinsler, 2B4010002.264
Young, DH4000003.313
Botts, LF4110010.243
Wilkerson, RF-1B4000041.233
Murphy, CF-RF4020010.373
Saltalamacchia, C2000011.261
  a-Sosa, PH1000011.253
  Quiroz, C0000000.500
Metcalf, 3B3000012.241
Vazquez, SS2010000.238
  b-Hairston, PH-SS1000000.189
Totals332710911 

a-Struck out for Saltalamacchia in the 7th. b-Popped out for Vazquez in the 8th. c-Doubled for Catalanotto in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Murphy (10, Garza), Byrd (16, Rincon).
HR: Catalanotto (11, 1st inning off Garza, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Catalanotto 4; Byrd 2; Kinsler; Botts; Murphy 3; Vazquez.
RBI: Catalanotto (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Metcalf 2; Young.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 4.

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bartlett, SS4101106.268
Kubel, DH4111003.269
Mauer, C4000013.287
Hunter, CF1000300.291
Morneau, 1B3011101.274
Cuddyer, RF4121013.275
Jones, LF2110100.169
  Tyner, LF1000000.289
Buscher, 3B2000113.263
  Rodriguez, 3B1000010.218
Punto, 2B4020003.211
Totals304747422 

BATTING
HR: Cuddyer (15, 3rd inning off Padilla, 0 on, 2 out), Kubel (12, 7th inning off Galarraga, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kubel 4; Morneau; Cuddyer 5; Jones; Punto 2.
RBI: Morneau (108), Bartlett (43), Cuddyer (75), Kubel (61).
2-out RBI: Morneau; Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer; Mauer 2; Bartlett 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (22, 2nd base off Padilla/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Hunter (8, 2nd base by Padilla/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Jones (1, fielding).
DP: (Punto-Bartlett-Morneau).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 6-10)5.03335215.76
Galarraga 3.04112212.25
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 4-6)6.16210513.72
Perkins (H, 2)1.00000203.46
Rincon (H, 13)0.21000005.40
Nathan (S, 34)1.00000202.00

Pitches-strikes: Padilla 97-54, Galarraga 50-30, Garza 109-69, Perkins 12-9, Rincon 15-9, Nathan 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 2-10, Galarraga 4-3, Garza 6-8, Perkins 0-1, Rincon 1-1, Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced: Padilla 22, Galarraga 15, Garza 24, Perkins 3, Rincon 3, Nathan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Perkins 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:57.
Att: 17,842.

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