Minnesota 4, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 0
Minnesota 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 7 0
WP: J.C. Romero (6-1)
LP: D. Reyes (3-8)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
-J. Morneau homered to deep right, J. Kubel and L. Ford scored
Top 2nd: Kansas City
-D. Brown doubled to left, C. Pickering scored, D. Relaford to third
Top 3rd: Kansas City
-M. Stairs doubled to left, A. Berroa scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
-A. Berroa scored on wild pitch
Bot 9th: Minnesota
-T. Tiffee homered to deep left
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .281
A. Berroa ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .248
A. Nunez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
M. Stairs 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .265
C. Pickering dh 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .214
    A. Gomez pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
D. Relaford 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .241
D. Brown lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .250
A. Castillo c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .258
R. Gotay 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .241
 Totals 34 3 8 2 2 6 11  
 Batting
2B - D Brown 2 (6, C Silva 2); M Stairs (15, C Silva); C Pickering (1, C Silva); A Berroa (22, J Rincon).
RBI - D Brown (16), M Stairs (54).
2-out RBI - M Stairs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pickering 1, R Gotay 3.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Berroa (11, 2nd base off C Silva/P Borders).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kubel lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .167
J. Jones rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .262
L. Ford cf 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .305
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 3 0 0 5 .267
J. Offerman dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .258
C. Guzman ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .277
M. Cuddyer 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251
T. Tiffee 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .462
P. Borders c 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .186
 Totals 30 4 7 4 3 7 10  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (1, M Wood).
HR - J Morneau (17, 1st inning off M Wood 2 on, 1 Out), T Tiffee (1, 9th inning off D Reyes 0 on, 0 Out).
S - P Borders.
RBI - J Morneau 3 (45), T Tiffee (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, P Borders 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Kubel (C Pickering at Home).
DP - 1 (J Kubel-P Borders).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Wood 6.1 5 3 3 2 6 1 5.92
D. Reyes (L, 3-8) 1.2 2 1 1 1 1 1 4.73
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva 6.0 7 2 2 1 2 0 4.56
J. Crain 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.93
J. Rincon 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.90
J.C. Romero (W, 6-1) 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.69
WP - J Romero.
HBP - L Ford (by M Wood).
Pitches-strikes - M Wood 92-55; D Reyes 26-15; C Silva 84-52; J Crain 16-10; J Rincon 10-6; J Romero 21-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Wood 7-6; D Reyes 2-2; C Silva 8-7; J Crain 1-1; J Rincon 1-1; J Romero 0-1.
Batters faced - M Wood 27; D Reyes 8; C Silva 25; J Crain 3; J Rincon 3; J Romero 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Larry Poncino. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:18.
Attendance: 23,735.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN HIT BY MINNESOTA'S TERRY TIFFEE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 4, 2004 3:10 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Kansas City
D. Brown D. Brown
2-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Tiffee T. Tiffee
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI