Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(54-104)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 1
Minnesota 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3 6 0
WP: J. Santana (15-7) S: J. Nathan (40)
LP: R. Hernandez (8-13)
(80-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- C. Ambres grounded out to third
- J. McEwing popped out to shallow left center
- M. Sweeney singled to right
- E. Brown singled to center, M. Sweeney to second
- J. Huber struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- N. Punto walked
- N. Punto stole second
- L. Rodriguez walked, N. Punto to third on passed ball
- J. Mauer singled to center, N. Punto scored, L. Rodriguez to second
- J. Jones reached on fielder's choice, L. Rodriguez to third, J. Mauer to second on first baseman J. Huber's fielding error
- L. Ford hit sacrifice fly to deep center, L. Rodriguez scored, J. Mauer to third, J. Jones to second
- J. Morneau fouled out to third
- M. Cuddyer walked
- M. Ryan lined out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Diaz singled to left
- P. Phillips singled to third, M. Diaz to second
- D. Murphy struck out swinging
- A. Blanco grounded into fielder's choice, M. Diaz to third, P. Phillips out at second
- C. Ambres grounded into fielder's choice, A. Blanco out at second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Rivas fouled out to catcher
- N. Punto fouled out to shallow left
- L. Rodriguez flied out to center

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

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- J. McEwing flied out to deep center
- M. Sweeney walked
- E. Brown struck out looking
- J. Huber struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Mauer flied out to deep center
- J. Jones flied out to right center
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Diaz struck out swinging
- P. Phillips grounded out to first
- D. Murphy struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau flied out to deep center
- M. Cuddyer singled to left
- M. Ryan popped out to center
- L. Rivas grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cuddyer out at second

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

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- A. Blanco popped out to catcher
- C. Ambres flied out to right
- J. McEwing flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- N. Punto grounded out to first
- L. Rodriguez flied out to deep center
- J. Mauer lined out to first

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

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney popped out to first
- E. Brown walked
- J. Huber grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, E. Brown out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Jones singled to shortstop
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop, J. Jones to second
- J. Morneau lined out to right
- M. Cuddyer walked
- M. Ryan popped out to shallow center

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

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- M. Diaz homered to deep left
- P. Phillips doubled to left center
- D. Murphy sacrificed to third, P. Phillips to third
- A. Blanco fouled out to first
- C. Ambres lined out to left center

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- L. Rivas singled to shallow left
- N. Punto doubled to deep center, L. Rivas to third
- L. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, L. Rivas scored
- J. Affeldt relieved R. Hernandez
- J. Mauer singled to first, N. Punto to third
- J. Jones grounded into double play first to shortstop, J. Mauer out at second

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

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Rincon relieved J. Santana
- M. Teahen hit for J. McEwing
- M. Teahen grounded out to second
- M. Sweeney struck out swinging
- E. Brown grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- M. Teahen at third
- L. Ford struck out swinging
- J. Morneau flied out to right
- M. Cuddyer walked
- M. LeCroy hit for M. Ryan
- M. Cuddyer to second on wild pitch
- M. LeCroy flied out to right center

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

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- M. LeCroy at designated hitter
- J. Nathan relieved J. Rincon
- T. Long hit for J. Huber
- T. Long struck out swinging
- M. Diaz struck out swinging
- D. Hocking hit for P. Phillips
- D. Hocking struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 3
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Diaz M. Diaz
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
2-4
1 RBI