Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox
August 26, 1977 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on August 26, 1977 at Fenway Park. The Minnesota Twins defeated the Boston Red Sox and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Minnesota Twins 6, Boston Red Sox 4

Minnesota Twins ab r h rbi
Hisle cf 5 1 2 0
Carew 1b 5 1 2 2
Bostock lf 3 2 1 1
Adams dh 4 0 1 0
Chiles rf 4 1 2 2
Cubbage 3b 4 0 1 1
Wynegar c 3 0 0 0
Smalley ss 4 0 1 0
Randall 2b 4 1 0 0
Thormodsgard p 0 0 0 0
Johnson p 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 6 10 6
Boston Red Sox ab r h rbi
Burleson ss 4 0 1 0
Helms dh 4 0 1 0
Hobson 3b 3 0 0 0
Yastrzemski lf 3 2 1 0
Rice rf 4 1 2 0
Scott 1b 4 0 0 1
Miller cf 3 1 1 1
Doyle 2b 3 0 1 0
Carbo ph 1 0 0 0
Montgomery c 3 0 1 1
Lynn ph 1 0 0 0
Aase p 0 0 0 0
Kreuger p 0 0 0 0
Campbell p 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 4 8 3
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 6 10 0
Boston 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 8 0
Minnesota Twins IP H R ER BB SO
Thormodsgard 6.2 6 4 4 1 2
Johnson W (14-6) 2.1 2 0 0 0 2
Totals 9.0 8 4 4 1 4
Boston Red Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Aase 7.0 6 4 4 2 4
Kreuger L (0-1) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0
Campbell 2.0 2 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 10 6 6 2 4

E –None. DP –Minnesota 2. 2B –Minnesota Hisle (32,off Aase); Carew 2 (31,off Aase,off Kreuger), Boston Doyle (11,off Thormodsgard); Rice (23,off Thormodsgard); Miller (5,off Thormodsgard). 3B –Minnesota Hisle (2,off Campbell). HR –Minnesota Chiles (3,6th inning off Aase 0 on, 1 out). HBP –Hobson (3,by Thormodsgard); Miller (3,by T Johnson). CS –Smalley (3,2nd base by Aase/Montgomery). HBP –Thormodsgard (3,Hobson); T Johnson (4,Miller). U-HP –Nestor Chylak, 1B –Steve Palermo, 2B –Joe Brinkman, 3B –Rich Garcia. T –2:25. A –33,415.

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