Royals 5, Twins 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 8 1
Kansas City 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 12 1
WP: D. May (6-6) S: C. Leskanic (1)
LP: R. Reed (5-12)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-L. Rivas homered to left
Bot 1st: Kansas City
-C. Beltran singled to right, A. Berroa scored, M. Sweeney to second
Top 3rd: Minnesota
-D. Mientkiewicz singled to left, C. Guzman scored
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
-C. Beltran hit sacrifice fly to right center, A. Berroa scored
-R. Ibanez homered to right, M. Sweeney scored
-J. Randa homered to left center
Top 5th: Minnesota
-S. Stewart homered to right center
Top 8th: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy homered to right center
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .310
L. Rivas 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .267
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .299
   M. LeCroy 1b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .295
C. Koskie 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .299
J. Jones dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .306
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .246
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .297
M. Restovich rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .310
   M. Ryan rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750
C. Guzman ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .261
 Totals 36 4 8 4 0 6 8  
 Batting
2B - A Pierzynski (26, D May); M Ryan (2, C Leskanic).
HR - L Rivas (6, 1st inning off D May 0 on, 1 Out), S Stewart (12, 5th inning off D May 0 on, 2 Out), M Lecroy (13, 8th inning off A Levine 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Rivas (31), D Mientkiewicz (54), S Stewart (49), M LeCroy (41).
2-out RBI - D Mientkiewicz, S Stewart.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Restovich 1, S Stewart 1, C Guzman 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - M LeCroy (3, catch).
DP - 1 (L Rivas-C Guzman-M LeCroy).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Guiel rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286
A. Berroa ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .293
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .321
C. Beltran cf 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .298
R. Ibanez lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 3 .298
J. Randa 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .254
D. Relaford 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
K. Harvey 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
B. Mayne c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .252
 Totals 35 5 12 5 0 0 11  
 Batting
HR - R Ibanez (16, 3rd inning off R Reed 1 on, 1 Out), J Randa (12, 3rd inning off R Reed 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Beltran.
RBI - C Beltran 2 (76), R Ibanez 2 (73), J Randa (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Randa 1.
GIDP - R Ibanez.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - K Harvey (9, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Reed (L, 5-12) 3.0 9 5 5 0 0 2 5.10
J. Mays 4.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.12
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.21
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. May (W, 6-6) 6.1 6 3 3 0 3 2 3.78
A. Levine 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.02
J. Affeldt 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.19
C. Leskanic (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.60
Pitches-strikes - R Reed 54-39; J Mays 50-29; L Hawkins 16-9; D May 86-59; A Levine 29-17; J Affeldt 9-6; C Leskanic 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Reed 3-6; J Mays 6-6; L Hawkins 1-2; D May 7-9; A Levine 2-0; J Affeldt 0-0; C Leskanic 2-1.
Batters faced - R Reed 18; J Mays 15; L Hawkins 3; D May 25; A Levine 5; J Affeldt 2; C Leskanic 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:31.
Attendance: 18,875.
Weather: 97 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY KANSAS CITY'S RAUL IBANEZ AND JOE RANDA IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.
MINNESOTA'S DOUG MIENTKIEWICZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT ARM INJURY.
INJURY UPDATE -- MINNESOTA'S DOUG MIENTKIEWICZ, WHO LEFT THE GAME IN THE THIRD INNING, HAS A BRUISED LEFT WRIST AND IS BEING TAKEN FOR X-RAYS.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 17, 2003 4:42 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
L. Rivas L. Rivas
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
R. Ibanez R. Ibanez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI