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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus struck out swinging
- T. Graffanino flied out to right
- M. Sweeney grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- S. Stewart grounded out to pitcher
- J. Castro grounded out to third
- J. Mauer homered to deep left
- M. LeCroy flied out to deep right center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Minnesota 1

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Marrero fouled out to right
- A. Berroa struck out swinging
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to center
- T. Hunter stole second
- J. Jones homered to deep right center, T. Hunter scored
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop
- T. Tiffee struck out swinging
- L. Rivas grounded out to third

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Minnesota 3

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- T. Long flied out to left
- A. Castillo struck out swinging
- J. McEwing singled to right
- D. DeJesus singled to left center, J. McEwing to second
- T. Graffanino singled to center, J. McEwing scored, D. DeJesus to third
- M. Sweeney homered to deep left, D. DeJesus and T. Graffanino scored
- E. Marrero struck out swinging

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- S. Stewart struck out looking
- J. Castro flied out to center
- J. Mauer grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- A. Berroa grounded out to second
- E. Brown grounded out to third
- T. Long struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- M. LeCroy singled to deep left center
- T. Hunter singled to left, M. LeCroy to second
- J. Jones walked, M. LeCroy to third, T. Hunter to second
- L. Ford flied out to left
- T. Tiffee grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Jones out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- A. Castillo struck out swinging
- J. McEwing struck out looking
- D. DeJesus lined out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- L. Rivas hit by pitch
- S. Stewart grounded into double play second to first, L. Rivas out at second
- J. Castro doubled to deep right
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- T. Graffanino flied out to center
- M. Sweeney struck out swinging
- E. Marrero singled to left
- E. Marrero stole second
- A. Berroa struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- M. LeCroy grounded out to first
- T. Hunter doubled to deep right center
- J. Jones intentionally walked
- L. Ford walked, T. Hunter to third, J. Jones to second
- S. Camp relieved J. Lima
- T. Tiffee hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Hunter scored
- L. Rivas grounded into fielder's choice, J. Jones out at third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 4

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- E. Brown struck out swinging
- T. Long flied out to center
- A. Castillo flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- S. Stewart struck out swinging
- J. Castro lined out to left
- J. Mauer walked
- M. LeCroy hit by pitch, J. Mauer to second
- T. Hunter struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 4

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Rincon relieved J. Santana
- J. McEwing singled to center
- D. DeJesus sacrificed to pitcher, J. McEwing to second
- R. Gotay hit for T. Graffanino
- R. Gotay grounded out to first, J. McEwing to third
- M. Sweeney struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- R. Gotay at second
- J. Cerda relieved S. Camp
- J. Jones struck out looking
- L. Ford safe at first on third baseman J. McEwing's throwing error, L. Ford to second
- T. Tiffee intentionally walked
- M. Cuddyer hit for L. Rivas
- N. Field relieved N. Field

  Top 9th: Kansas City

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 5
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
3-4
0 RBI