Royals 14, Twins 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 7 11 1
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 12 0 1 X 14 13 1
WP: K. Wilson (3-0)
LP: K. Rogers (5-3)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
-K. Harvey doubled to deep left center, C. Beltran scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
-C. Koskie hit sacrifice fly to center, L. Ford scored, D. Hocking to third
Top 6th: Minnesota
-L. Rivas tripled to deep right center, B. Kielty scored
-D. Hocking singled to right, L. Rivas scored, L. Ford to third
Bot 6th: Kansas City
-C. Beltran reached on an infield single, A. Guiel scored, J. Randa to third, M. Sweeney to second
-R. Ibanez singled to center, J. Randa scored, M. Sweeney to third, C. Beltran to second
-K. Harvey singled to center, M. Sweeney and C. Beltran scored, R. Ibanez to second
-B. Mayne singled to right, R. Ibanez scored, K. Harvey to third
-C. Febles reached on bunt single, K. Harvey scored, B. Mayne to second
-J. Randa hit by pitch, B. Mayne scored, C. Febles to third, A. Guiel to second
-M. Sweeney doubled to deep center, C. Febles and A. Guiel scored, J. Randa to third, J. Randa scored, M. Sweeney to third
-R. Ibanez singled to left center, M. Sweeney scored
-K. Harvey doubled to deep right center, R. Ibanez scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
-T. Prince homered to left, D. Mohr scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
-J. Morneau homered to right
Bot 8th: Kansas City
-K. Harvey doubled to right center, R. Ibanez scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
-D. Mohr homered to left center
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Ford lf 4 1 1 0 2 0 3 .455
D. Hocking ss 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .190
C. Koskie 3b 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 .291
M. LeCroy 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .298
   D. Mientkiewicz 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
   J. Morneau ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .364
T. Hunter cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .240
B. Kielty dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .253
D. Mohr rf 4 2 2 1 1 2 2 .297
T. Prince c 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .233
L. Rivas 2b 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 .256
 Totals 36 7 11 7 9 6 17  
 Batting
2B - D Mohr (13, J Affeldt); D Hocking (4, J Affeldt).
3B - L Rivas (3, K Wilson).
HR - T Prince (2, 7th inning off A Lopez 1 on, 2 Out), J Morneau (1, 8th inning off A Lopez 0 on, 2 Out), D Mohr (8, 9th inning off J Gilfillan 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Koskie.
RBI - C Koskie (39), L Rivas (11), D Hocking (5), T Prince 2 (5), J Morneau (3), D Mohr (20).
2-out RBI - L Rivas, D Hocking, T Prince 2, J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 4, T Prince 1, T Hunter 1, L Ford 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - B Kielty (3, 2nd base off K Wilson/B Mayne).
 
 Fielding
E - T Hunter (4, bobble).
PB - T Prince.
DP - 1 (L Rivas-D Hocking-M LeCroy).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Guiel rf 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .344
J. Randa 3b 4 2 1 1 0 1 2 .251
M. Sweeney 1b 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .322
C. Beltran cf 4 2 1 1 1 2 2 .309
R. Ibanez lf 5 3 3 2 0 0 1 .278
K. Harvey dh 5 1 4 5 0 1 1 .238
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281
B. Mayne c 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .252
C. Febles 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .245
 Totals 35 14 13 13 5 5 13  
 Batting
2B - K Harvey 3 (12, K Rogers, E Guardado, M Nakamura); M Sweeney (11, M Nakamura).
S - A Berroa.
RBI - K Harvey 5 (28), C Beltran (35), R Ibanez 2 (35), B Mayne (16), C Febles (8), J Randa (27), M Sweeney 2 (50).
2-out RBI - R Ibanez, K Harvey 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mayne 1, K Harvey 1, A Berroa 2.
GIDP - M Sweeney.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Berroa (19, pop up).
Outfield assists - R Ibanez (T Prince at 3rd base).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 5-3) 5.0 6 7 7 4 3 0 5.14
J. Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.41
J.C. Romero 0.0 2 3 3 0 0 0 4.50
M. Nakamura 0.2 3 3 3 0 1 0 8.53
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.16
E. Guardado 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.03
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Affeldt 5.0 5 1 1 5 3 0 4.11
K. Wilson (W, 3-0) 1.0 3 2 2 2 1 0 4.81
A. Lopez 2.0 2 3 3 2 1 2 10.23
J. Gilfillan 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 6.75
WP - J Affeldt.
HBP - A Guiel (by J Romero); J Randa (by M Nakamura).
Pitches-strikes - K Rogers 84-51; J Rincon 2-2; J Romero 4-2; M Nakamura 20-14; L Hawkins 18-12; E Guardado 18-9; J Affeldt 99-56; K Wilson 36-21; A Lopez 32-17; J Gilfillan 24-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Rogers 5-7; J Rincon 1-0; J Romero 0-0; M Nakamura 0-1; L Hawkins 2-0; E Guardado 1-2; J Affeldt 2-8; K Wilson 1-1; A Lopez 3-2; J Gilfillan 1-1.
Batters faced - K Rogers 24; J Rincon 1; J Romero 3; M Nakamura 6; L Hawkins 4; E Guardado 5; J Affeldt 23; K Wilson 8; A Lopez 10; J Gilfillan 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Jerry Crawford. 3B--Brian Onora.
Ejections: MINNESOTA's Romero by Poncino (6th), MINNESOTA's Gardenhire by Poncino (6th).
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 16,359.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE SINGLE BY KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.
MINNESOTA MANAGER RON GARDENHIRE AND PITCHER J.C. ROMERO WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE LARRY PONCINO IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING AFTER ROMERO HIT KANSAS CITY'S AARON GUIEL WITH A PITCH.
THE HOMERUN BY MINNESOTA'S JUSTIN MORNEAU IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
THE SINGLE BY KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Jun 17, 2003 11:27 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Prince T. Prince
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
K. Harvey K. Harvey
4-5
5 RBI