Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 10 0
WP: C. Silva (3-0) S: J. Nathan (6)
LP: B. Anderson (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
-C. Koskie singled to center, L. Ford scored, J. Offerman to second
-T. Hunter homered to deep left, J. Offerman and C. Koskie scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
-M. Stairs singled to right center, J. Gonzalez scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
-M. Lopez walked, M. Sweeney scored, A. Guiel to third, D. DeJesus to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Punto 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
L. Ford cf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .408
J. Offerman 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .273
    D. Mientkiewicz 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
C. Koskie 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .264
T. Hunter dh 4 1 1 3 0 0 1 .333
J. Jones rf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .329
M. Cuddyer lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231
    M. Ryan ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
H. Blanco c 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .312
C. Guzman ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
 Totals 34 4 10 4 1 1 11  
 Batting
2B - L Ford (2, B Anderson).
HR - T Hunter (1, 3rd inning off B Anderson 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Koskie (12), T Hunter 3 (4).
2-out RBI - C Koskie, T Hunter 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, C Koskie 1.
GIDP - M Cuddyer.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - J Offerman (1, 2nd base by B Anderson), H Blanco (2, 2nd base by B Anderson/K Stinnett).
 
 Fielding
E - C Guzman (4, ground ball).
DP - 3 (C Guzman-N Punto-J Offerman, J Offerman, N Punto-C Guzman-J Offerman).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino 2b 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .317
C. Beltran cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302
J. Gonzalez rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .265
M. Stairs dh 3 0 3 1 1 0 0 .300
    M. Sweeney pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .321
K. Harvey 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .420
K. Stinnett c 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .385
    A. Guiel ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
D. DeJesus lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .143
M. Lopez 3b 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .118
A. Blanco ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .304
    J. Randa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .311
 Totals 33 2 10 2 2 5 15  
 Batting
2B - J Gonzalez (4, C Silva).
S - K Stinnett.
RBI - M Stairs (9), M Lopez (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Graffanino 2, K Stinnett 1.
GIDP - C Beltran, D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - A Blanco (1, 2nd base by C Silva/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Blanco-T Graffanino-K Harvey).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 3-0) 7.0 9 1 1 0 2 0 4.50
J.C. Romero 1.0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0.84
J. Nathan (S, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.00
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Anderson (L, 1-1) 7.2 9 4 4 1 1 1 6.44
J. Grimsley 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
J. Huisman 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
WP - J Grimsley.
HBP - J Jones (by B Anderson); A Guiel (by J Nathan).
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 103-67; J Romero 22-12; J Nathan 30-19; B Anderson 123-71; J Grimsley 4-2; J Huisman 11-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 13-4; J Romero 2-0; J Nathan 0-1; B Anderson 7-13; J Grimsley 1-0; J Huisman 3-0.
Batters faced - C Silva 27; J Romero 4; J Nathan 6; B Anderson 31; J Grimsley 1; J Huisman 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Dana Demuth. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 23,159.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Apr 26, 2004 5:25 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Stairs M. Stairs
3-3
1 RBI