Minnesota 2, Kansas City 1
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(11-8)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 2
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
WP: J. Santana (4-0) S: J. Nathan (6)
LP: A. Burgos (0-1)
(5-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to left, N. Punto scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- M. Diaz singled to right, T. Long scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- L. Ford singled to right center, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Castro to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Ford lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 .273
N. Punto ss-2b 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .192
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .305
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .391
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .257
J. Jones rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .393
M. LeCroy dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .319
    J. Bartlett pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Cuddyer 3b 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .194
L. Rivas 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    S. Stewart ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
    J. Castro pr-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
 Totals 34 2 7 2 5 5 13  
 Batting
2B - J Jones (6, J Lima).
RBI - J Morneau (6), L Ford (10).
2-out RBI - J Morneau, L Ford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, M LeCroy 2, T Hunter 1, J Mauer 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - M Cuddyer (5, throw); J Morneau (1, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. McEwing 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .417
T. Graffanino 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .226
M. Sweeney dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296
E. Marrero 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .156
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .218
E. Brown rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .173
    M. Stairs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
T. Long cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .259
A. Castillo c 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .235
M. Diaz lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .167
 Totals 33 1 5 1 1 9 10  
 Batting
2B - E Marrero (2, J Santana).
RBI - M Diaz (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Graffanino 2, E Marrero 1, E Brown 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - M Diaz (1, 2nd base by J Santana).
 
 Fielding
E - J McEwing (3, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 4-0) 8.0 5 1 1 1 8 0 3.55
J. Nathan (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lima 7.2 5 1 1 3 4 0 6.08
A. Sisco 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.23
A. Burgos (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 1 1 2 0 0 5.40
IBB - M Sweeney (by J Santana).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 114-77; J Nathan 18-12; J Lima 117-78; A Sisco 8-6; A Burgos 25-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 5-11; J Nathan 0-2; J Lima 8-11; A Sisco 1-0; A Burgos 2-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 31; J Nathan 3; J Lima 31; A Sisco 2; A Burgos 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:40.
Attendance: 10,133.
Weather: 51 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Apr 27, 2005 3:52 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
2-4
1 RBI
 Kansas City
E. Marrero E. Marrero
2-4
0 RBI