Minnesota 2, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Ford grounded out to third
- N. Punto reached on bunt single to third
- J. Mauer flied out to deep center, N. Punto to second
- J. Morneau singled to left, N. Punto scored
- T. Hunter singled to center, J. Morneau to second
- J. Jones walked, J. Morneau to third, T. Hunter to second
- M. LeCroy struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Kansas City
- J. McEwing fouled out to shallow right
- T. Graffanino popped out to right
- M. Sweeney popped out to third

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

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to second
- L. Rivas popped out to shortstop
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Marrero singled to left
- A. Berroa fouled out to first
- E. Brown struck out swinging
- T. Long struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto fouled out to third
- J. Mauer flied out to left
- J. Morneau flied out to right center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
- A. Castillo struck out swinging
- M. Diaz safe at first on third baseman M. Cuddyer's throwing error
- J. McEwing struck out swinging
- M. Diaz to second on J. Morneau's throwing error
- T. Graffanino struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors
Minnesota 1, Kansas City 0

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter fouled out to first
- J. Jones doubled to deep right
- M. LeCroy grounded out to third
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney flied out to right
- E. Marrero doubled to center
- A. Berroa struck out swinging
- E. Brown flied out to deep right

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

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- L. Rivas struck out swinging
- L. Ford struck out swinging
- N. Punto grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 5th: Kansas City
- T. Long singled to third
- A. Castillo grounded out to shortstop, T. Long to second
- M. Diaz singled to right, T. Long scored
- J. McEwing grounded out to pitcher, M. Diaz to second
- T. Graffanino struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Kansas City 1

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer lined out to center
- J. Morneau flied out to left center
- T. Hunter walked
- J. Jones flied out to deep left

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

  Bottom 6th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney popped out to shallow center
- E. Marrero popped out to shortstop
- A. Berroa popped out to left

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

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- M. LeCroy popped out to second
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- L. Rivas grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 7th: Kansas City
- E. Brown flied out to deep right
- T. Long grounded out to second
- A. Castillo struck out swinging

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

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop
- N. Punto flied out to right
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau singled to left center, J. Mauer to third
- A. Sisco relieved J. Lima
- T. Hunter struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 8th: Kansas City
- M. Diaz flied out to deep right
- J. McEwing singled to right
- T. Graffanino grounded out to second, J. McEwing to second
- M. Sweeney intentionally walked
- E. Marrero grounded into fielder's choice, M. Sweeney out at second

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

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Jones grounded out to second
- A. Burgos relieved A. Sisco
- M. LeCroy singled to center
- J. Bartlett ran for M. LeCroy
- M. Cuddyer walked, J. Bartlett to second
- S. Stewart hit for L. Rivas
- S. Stewart grounded into fielder's choice, J. Bartlett out at third, M. Cuddyer to second, M. Cuddyer to third on third baseman J. McEwing's throwing error
- J. Castro ran for S. Stewart
- L. Ford singled to right center, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Castro to second
- N. Punto walked, J. Castro to third, L. Ford to second
- J. Mauer grounded into fielder's choice, N. Punto out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 2, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 9th: Kansas City
- N. Punto at second
- J. Bartlett at designated hitter
- J. Castro at shortstop
- J. Nathan relieved J. Santana
- A. Berroa popped out to third
- M. Stairs hit for E. Brown
- M. Stairs lined out to deep right
- T. Long struck out swinging

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