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Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 6 13 1
Kansas City 0 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 X 8 13 0
WP: C. George (8-4) S: M. MacDougal (15)
LP: R. Reed (3-7)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-J. Morneau singled to right, C. Koskie scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
-A. Berroa safe at first on third baseman C. Koskie's fielding error, R. Ibanez scored, M. Tucker to second
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
-C. Beltran singled to right, J. Randa scored, A. Guiel to second
-K. Harvey doubled to left, C. Beltran scored, R. Ibanez to third
-M. Tucker singled to center, R. Ibanez and K. Harvey scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
-L. Ford singled to left center, T. Hunter scored
-J. Jones singled to right, L. Ford scored, D. Hocking to third
Bot 4th: Kansas City
-J. Randa doubled to left, D. Relaford scored
-C. Beltran singled to center, J. Randa scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
-T. Hunter hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Koskie scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
-D. Hocking grounded out to shortstop, A.J. Pierzynski scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
-R. Ibanez singled to center, C. Beltran scored, R. Ibanez to second advancing on throw
Top 7th: Minnesota
-L. Ford grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hunter scored, D. Mientkiewicz out at second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Jones lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .305
C. Guzman ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265
C. Koskie 3b 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .294
J. Morneau dh 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .370
T. Hunter cf 4 2 2 1 0 0 3 .244
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .302
L. Ford rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .423
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .303
D. Hocking 2b 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .197
 Totals 39 6 13 6 2 3 19  
 Batting
2B - C Koskie (14, C George); T Hunter (13, C George).
3B - A Pierzynski (3, C George).
SF - T Hunter.
RBI - J Morneau (4), L Ford 2 (7), J Jones (28), T Hunter (43), D Hocking (6).
2-out RBI - J Morneau, J Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Guzman 1, J Jones 1.
GIDP - J Jones.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - C Koskie (4, bobble).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Relaford 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .280
J. Randa 3b 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .258
M. Sweeney 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .321
   A. Guiel rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333
C. Beltran cf 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .319
R. Ibanez 1b 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .278
K. Harvey dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .243
M. Tucker lf 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .258
A. Berroa ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .278
M. DiFelice c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .275
 Totals 38 8 13 7 2 5 18  
 Batting
2B - K Harvey (13, R Reed); J Randa (14, R Reed).
RBI - C Beltran 2 (37), K Harvey (29), M Tucker 2 (34), J Randa (28), R Ibanez (36).
2-out RBI - K Harvey, M Tucker 2, C Beltran, R Ibanez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Difelice 1, D Relaford 1, R Ibanez 1, K Harvey 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D Relaford (9, 2nd base off R Reed/A Pierzynski), C Beltran (18, 2nd base off J Rincon/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Ibanez-A Berroa-J Grimsley).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Reed (L, 3-7) 3.2 9 7 6 1 1 0 4.97
J. Rincon 2.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.45
J. Santana 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.24
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. George (W, 8-4) 5.0 10 5 5 1 1 0 6.53
D.J. Carrasco 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.79
J. Grimsley 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.82
M. MacDougal (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.41
WP - R Reed, D Carrasco.
HBP - A Berroa (by J Rincon).
Pitches-strikes - R Reed 82-59; J Rincon 49-27; J Santana 31-21; C George 102-65; D Carrasco 25-18; J Grimsley 8-4; M MacDougal 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Reed 4-6; J Rincon 5-1; J Santana 0-3; C George 8-6; D Carrasco 3-3; J Grimsley 3-0; M MacDougal 0-2.
Batters faced - R Reed 22; J Rincon 11; J Santana 8; C George 26; D Carrasco 9; J Grimsley 3; M MacDougal 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Brian Onora. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 21,581.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT WRIST INJURY.
KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH UPPER BACK TIGHTNESS.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 19, 2003 12:17 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
2-4
1 RBI
 Kansas City
C. Beltran C. Beltran
3-4
2 RBI