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Jays topple Twins in opener
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Blue Jays 6, Twins 3
Bengie Molina is congratulated after hitting a two-run homer in the fourth. (Adrian Wyld/AP)
Roy Halladay was on point, holding the Twins to five hits in 7 2/3 innings. Toronto got to Minnesota starter Johan Santana in the fourth, when Shea Hillenbrand hit a sacrifice fly and Bengie Molina went deep with a two-run homer.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2006
SF
SD
PPD
MIN
Minnesota
Toronto 6, Minnesota 3   TOR
Toronto
April 4, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   3 5 1
Toronto
0 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 X   6 14 2
Standings thru 4/4/06  |  Recap: MIN | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Blue Jays stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4231001.750
Castillo, 2B3000021.000
Mauer, C4000002.000
White, R, DH3001012.000
Hunter, CF4000012.000
Morneau, 1B4000021.000
Batista, 3B3111000.333
Kubel, RF3000000.000
Castro, SS2010000.500
a-Ford, PH1000000.000
Punto, SS0000000.000
Totals31353069 

a-Grounded out for Castro in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Batista (1, 7th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 2 out), Stewart (1, 8th inning off Halladay, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Stewart 6; Batista 4; Castro.
RBI: White, R (1), Batista (1), Stewart (1).
2-out RBI: Batista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; White, R.
S: Castillo.
SF: White, R.
GIDP: Stewart.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Castillo (1, fielding).
DP: (Batista-Castillo-Morneau).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF5130001.600
Rios, RF5132002.600
Wells, CF5010026.200
Glaus, 3B4110022.250
Overbay, 1B4110011.250
Hillenbrand, DH3121000.667
Molina, B, C4122001.500
Hill, 2B4000002.000
Adams, SS3011100.333
Totals3761461515 

BATTING
2B: Glaus (1, Santana).
HR: Molina, B (1, 4th inning off Santana, 1 on, 1 out), Rios (1, 8th inning off Crain, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson 3; Rios 6; Wells; Glaus 2; Overbay; Hillenbrand 2; Molina, B 5; Adams.
RBI: Hillenbrand (1), Molina, B 2 (2), Adams (1), Rios 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Adams; Rios 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells 3.
SF: Hillenbrand.
GIDP: Hill.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Overbay (1, fielding), Adams (1, throw).
DP: (Adams-Hill-Overbay).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (L, 0-1)5.210441316.35
Rincon 1.12000200.00
Crain 1.022200118.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halladay (W, 1-0)7.25320422.35
Schoeneweis (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Ryan (S, 1)1.00000200.00

Pitches-strikes: Santana 98-68, Rincon 28-20, Crain 28-16, Halladay 88-64, Schoeneweis 6-4, Ryan 18-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 6-8, Rincon 2-0, Crain 2-1, Halladay 16-3, Schoeneweis 1-0, Ryan 0-1.
Batters faced: Santana 28, Rincon 6, Crain 5, Halladay 29, Schoeneweis 1, Ryan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe Brinkman. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:37.
Att: 50,449.

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