Minnesota 5, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(5-11)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0   4 6 1
Minnesota 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1   5 7 0
WP: J. Rincon (2-0) S: J. Nathan (5)
LP: J. Cerda (1-2)
(10-6)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Jones homered to deep right center, T. Hunter scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- T. Graffanino singled to center, J. McEwing scored, D. DeJesus to third
- M. Sweeney homered to deep left, D. DeJesus and T. Graffanino scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- T. Tiffee hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Hunter scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .310
T. Graffanino 2b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .263
    R. Gotay ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 1 3 0 2 1 .323
E. Marrero 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .152
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .259
E. Brown rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .150
    M. Stairs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
T. Long lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .279
A. Castillo c 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .286
J. McEwing 3b 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .467
 Totals 32 4 6 4 0 13 2  
 Batting
HR - M Sweeney (2, 3rd inning off J Santana 2 on, 2 Out).
S - D DeJesus.
RBI - T Graffanino (2), M Sweeney 3 (13).
2-out RBI - T Graffanino, M Sweeney 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, A Berroa 1.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
SB - E Marrero (1, 2nd base off J Santana/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - J McEwing (2, throw).
Outfield assists - T Long (T Tiffee at Home).
DP - 2 (A Berroa-T Graffanino-E Marrero, T Graffanino-E Marrero).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .277
J. Castro ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .263
J. Mauer c 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .312
M. LeCroy 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .297
    N. Punto 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
T. Hunter cf 4 2 3 0 0 1 2 .259
J. Jones rf 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 .405
L. Ford dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .250
T. Tiffee 3b-1b 2 0 0 1 1 1 5 .292
L. Rivas 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
    M. Cuddyer ph-3b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .239
 Totals 29 5 9 5 6 6 17  
 Batting
2B - J Castro (1, J Lima); T Hunter (4, J Lima).
HR - J Mauer (2, 1st inning off J Lima 0 on, 2 Out), J Jones (3, 2nd inning off J Lima 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - T Tiffee.
RBI - J Mauer (5), J Jones 2 (11), T Tiffee (6), S Stewart (6).
2-out RBI - J Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Castro 1, T Hunter 1, L Rivas 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - T Tiffee, S Stewart.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - T Hunter (7, 2nd base off J Lima/A Castillo).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lima 5.1 7 4 4 3 2 2 8.05
S. Camp (BS, 1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 7.11
J. Cerda (L, 1-2) 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 10.80
N. Field 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 9.45
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana 7.0 5 4 4 0 10 1 4.32
J. Rincon (W, 2-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Nathan (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
WP - N Field.
IBB - J Jones (by J Lima), T Tiffee (by J Cerda), M Cuddyer (by N Field).
HBP - L Rivas (by J Lima); M LeCroy (by S Camp).
Pitches-strikes - J Lima 99-54; S Camp 21-13; J Cerda 14-6; N Field 11-5; J Santana 100-67; J Rincon 11-9; J Nathan 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lima 11-3; S Camp 1-2; J Cerda 0-0; N Field 0-0; J Santana 4-7; J Rincon 2-0; J Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced - J Lima 25; S Camp 7; J Cerda 3; N Field 3; J Santana 26; J Rincon 4; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 24,153.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Thursday, Apr 21, 2005 4:04 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
3-4
0 RBI