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Box > LA Angels 2, Minnesota 1
Santana good, but Colon better
Bartolo Colon allowed only two hits, before leaving in the eighth inning with a minor injury, to shut down the Twins. Vladimir Gurrerro and Jose Molina homered off Johan Santana as the Angels avoided the sweep.
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Bartolo Colon allowed only two hits before leaving with a minor injury. (Tom Olmscheid/AP)
The Twins saw a pair of streaks end at home against the Angels. Johan Santana, despite allowing only two hits, suffered his first loss since last July. The Twins' five-game winning streak also came to an end.
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LA Angels (18-12)
Lost 1
LA Angels 2, Minnesota 1   MIN
Minnesota (18-11)
Won 3
May 1, 2005
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LA Angels
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 2 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 1
Standings through 5/1/05  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Twins Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Erstad, 1B4000000.275
Figgins, 2B3000120.305
Guerrero, RF4111001.347
Anderson, DH3000010.300
Rivera, CF-LF3000000.235
Cabrera, SS3000001.250
Merloni, 3B1000010.000
McPherson, 3B2000010.200
Molina, J, C3111010.206
Quinlan, LF2000010.138
DaVanon, CF0000100.221
Totals28222272 

BATTING
HR: Guerrero (6, 4th inning off Santana, 0 on, 2 out), Molina, J (1, 6th inning off Santana, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Guerrero 4; Molina, J 4.
RBI: Guerrero (20), Molina, J (3).
2-out RBI: Guerrero.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rivera (1, 2nd base by Santana/Redmond), DaVanon (3, 2nd base by Santana/Redmond).

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera-Figgins-Erstad).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4121000.272
Castro, SS-2B3000021.231
c-Punto, PH1000000.262
Ford, RF4000001.280
Morneau, 1B4000031.400
Hunter, CF3000000.233
Jones, J, DH3010010.352
Cuddyer, 3B3010010.211
Redmond, C2000010.250
a-Mauer, PH-C0000100.304
Rivas, 2B2000000.186
b-LeCroy, PH1000003.302
Bartlett, SS0000000.246
Totals30141186 

a-Walked for Redmond in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Rivas in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Castro in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Stewart (2, 9th inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Stewart 5; Jones, J; Cuddyer.
RBI: Stewart (9).
GIDP: LeCroy.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Morneau (2, missed catch).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Colon (W, 4-2)7.12000703.03
Shields 0.01001001.23
Rodriguez (S, 6)1.21110112.25
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (L, 4-1)8.02222723.29
Rincon 1.00000002.25

Shields pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Colon 84-62, Shields 11-4, Rodriguez 22-15, Santana 110-72, Rincon 8-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Colon 13-2, Shields 0-0, Rodriguez 4-0, Santana 4-11, Rincon 2-1.
Batters faced: Colon 24, Shields 2, Rodriguez 5, Santana 27, Rincon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 1-0, Rodriguez 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:24.
Att: 30,837.

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