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Teixeira, Texas walk off with win
It looked like the Twins had wrapped up a victory after Justin Morneau's RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to take a 4-3 lead over the Rangers, but Texas had the last say.
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Mark Teixeira (left) and Gerald Laird celebrate their walk-off win over the Twins. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Michael Young hit two game-tying RBIs to allow Mark Teixeira to nail down a walk-off win in the bottom of the ninth.
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Teixeira's game-winner

Minnesota (70-55)
Lost 1
Texas 5, Minnesota 4  
Texas (70-54)
Won 1
August 24, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1   4 7 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2   5 11 0
Standings through 8/24/04  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Rangers Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF5000014.313
Jones, RF4000001.262
Hunter, CF3111100.270
LeCroy, 1B4020010.256
Ford, DH3100112.304
Koskie, 3B3212111.251
Guzman, SS3000010.274
Blanco, C3010000.205
a-Morneau, PH1011000.269
1-Ojeda, PR0000000.000
Bowen, C0000000.125
Rivas, 2B3010122.247
Totals324744710 

a-Doubled for Blanco in the 9th.
1-Ran for Morneau in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Morneau (9, Cordero).
HR: Hunter (17, 4th inning off Young, C, 0 on, 1 out), Koskie (22, 4th inning off Young, C, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hunter 4; LeCroy 2; Koskie 4; Blanco; Morneau 2; Rivas.
RBI: Hunter (61), Koskie 2 (57), Morneau (35).
2-out RBI: Koskie 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, Koskie, Stewart 2.
S: Guzman.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ford (17, 2nd base off Mahay/Barajas), Rivas (14, 2nd base off Mahay/Barajas).
CS: Hunter (5, 2nd base by Young, C/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: (Guzman-Rivas-LeCroy).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, 2B5010023.279
Dellucci, LF4110111.262
Young, M, SS5122002.314
Blalock, 3B4020101.276
Teixeira, 1B4121102.269
Nix, CF4110013.274
Mench, DH3010101.268
Matthews, RF3001123.262
Barajas, C2000000.238
a-Young, E, PH0001000.306
Laird, C1110000.237
Totals3551155616 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Barajas in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock (31, Silva), Young, M (24, Nathan).
TB: Soriano; Dellucci; Young, M 3; Blalock 3; Teixeira 2; Nix; Mench; Laird.
RBI: Matthews (35), Young, E (17), Young, M 2 (70), Teixeira (82).
2-out RBI: Young, M, Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira, Soriano, Matthews 2.
SF: Young, E.
GIDP: Young, M.
Team LOB: 10.

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva 6.16221104.71
Rincon (BS, 3)0.22111102.66
Romero 1.00002203.07
Nathan (BS, 3)(L, 1-2)0.23221201.74
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Young, C 5.24333424.76
Mahay 1.11000102.24
Francisco 1.01000103.29
Cordero (W, 3-0)1.01111101.81

Rincon pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Rincon, Nathan, Young, C.
IBB: Teixeira (by Romero), Blalock (by Nathan).
Pitches-strikes: Silva 81-56, Rincon 23-14, Romero 20-9, Nathan 27-16, Young, C 96-63, Mahay 21-12, Francisco 14-9, Cordero 20-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Silva 12-6, Rincon 0-1, Romero 1-0, Nathan 0-0, Young, C 4-8, Mahay 2-1, Francisco 1-1, Cordero 2-0.
Batters faced: Silva 25, Rincon 5, Romero 5, Nathan 6, Young, C 23, Mahay 5, Francisco 4, Cordero 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 3-2, Romero 1-0, Mahay 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 88 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 24,496.

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