Twins 8, Royals 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Minnesota 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 X 8 10 0
WP: J. Santana (8-3)
LP: G. Lloyd (1-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
-D. Relaford homered to right
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
-T. Hunter homered to center
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy singled to right, S. Stewart scored, L. Rivas to third
-C. Koskie hit sacrifice fly to center, L. Rivas scored
-J. Jones singled to center, M. LeCroy scored, T. Hunter to third
Bot 4th: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy singled to left center, S. Stewart scored, D. Mientkiewicz to third
Bot 6th: Minnesota
-L. Rivas sacrificed to pitcher, C. Guzman scored
Bot 8th: Minnesota
-L. Rivas hit sacrifice fly to right, A.J. Pierzynski scored, S. Stewart to third
-M. LeCroy singled to center, S. Stewart scored, D. Mientkiewicz to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Guiel rf 5 0 1 0 0 3 1 .279
J. Randa 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .272
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 .307
C. Beltran cf 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .299
R. Ibanez lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .300
K. Harvey 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .261
D. Relaford 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .268
A. Berroa ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .290
   M. Lopez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .283
B. Mayne c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .252
   D. Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 35 1 8 1 2 14 14  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney (15, J Santana); A Guiel (21, J Santana); J Randa (22, J Romero).
3B - A Berroa (4, J Santana).
HR - D Relaford (8, 2nd inning off J Santana 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Relaford (51).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Guiel 1, M Sweeney 1, R Ibanez 3.
Team LOB - 9.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 .313
L. Rivas 2b 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 .268
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 2 0 1 0 3 1 2 .300
M. LeCroy dh 5 1 3 3 0 0 2 .297
C. Koskie 3b 4 0 0 1 0 2 5 .293
T. Hunter cf 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .239
J. Jones lf 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .308
   D. Mohr rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .299
C. Guzman ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .267
 Totals 30 8 10 8 8 6 15  
 Batting
2B - D Mientkiewicz (34, J Grimsley); S Stewart (34, M MacDougal).
HR - T Hunter (23, 2nd inning off K Appier 0 on, 1 Out).
S - L Rivas.
SF - C Koskie, L Rivas.
RBI - T Hunter (83), M LeCroy 3 (49), C Koskie (62), J Jones (53), L Rivas 2 (37).
2-out RBI - J Jones, M LeCroy 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 2, C Koskie 2, A Pierzynski 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - L Rivas (13, 2nd base off G Lloyd/B Mayne), S Stewart (4, 3rd base off G Lloyd/B Mayne), C Guzman (14, 2nd base off J Grimsley/B Mayne).
CS - D Mohr (2, 2nd base by A Levine/B Mayne).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Appier 2.0 1 1 1 2 1 1 4.26
G. Lloyd (L, 1-3) 1.0 2 3 3 3 1 0 3.96
A. Levine 2.0 2 1 1 2 2 0 2.96
J. Grimsley 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.50
M. MacDougal 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 4.67
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 8-3) 6.0 6 1 1 2 10 1 2.85
J.C. Romero 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.70
J. Rincon 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.66
WP - K Appier, J Romero.
Pitches-strikes - K Appier 50-24; G Lloyd 30-14; A Levine 40-22; J Grimsley 30-17; M MacDougal 21-15; J Santana 105-66; J Romero 20-11; J Rincon 34-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Appier 1-4; G Lloyd 0-2; A Levine 1-2; J Grimsley 4-1; M MacDougal 1-1; J Santana 0-8; J Romero 1-0; J Rincon 3-1.
Batters faced - K Appier 9; G Lloyd 8; A Levine 9; J Grimsley 8; M MacDougal 7; J Santana 26; J Romero 4; J Rincon 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Fichter. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 34,265.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S JOHAN SANTANA HAS SIX STRIKEOUTS THROUGH TWO INNINGS.
MINNESOTA PITCHER JOHAN SANTANA HAS SEVEN STRIKEOUTS THROUGH THREE INNINGS.
KANSAS CITY'S KEVIN APPIER LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS BECAUSE OF TIGHTNESS IN HIS RIGHT ELBOW.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 24, 2003 5:11 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Kansas City
D. Relaford D. Relaford
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. LeCroy M. LeCroy
3-5
3 RBI