Minnesota 11, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 5 0 11 22 0
Kansas City 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 12 0
WP: D. Reyes (4-0)
LP: T. Wellemeyer (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett singled to shallow right, T. Hunter scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to left, R. Shealy scored, J. Gathright to second
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- R. Shealy homered to deep left, S. Costa scored
- A. Berroa tripled to deep center, P. Bako scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep left, J. Tyner scored
- L. Castillo tripled to deep center, J. Bartlett scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, M. Redmond scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- E. Brown singled to center, M. Grudzielanek scored, R. Sanders to second
Top 7th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to left, J. Tyner scored, J. Bartlett to second
- M. Redmond singled to center, L. Castillo and J. Bartlett scored
- J. Morneau singled to third, M. Cuddyer scored
- T. Hunter tripled to deep right center, J. Morneau scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 6 1 3 2 0 1 2 .286
N. Punto 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .308
M. Redmond c 4 1 3 2 1 0 3 .352
M. Cuddyer rf 4 3 3 2 1 0 4 .270
J. Morneau 1b 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .321
T. Hunter dh 5 1 3 2 0 1 0 .280
J. Rabe lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .324
J. Tyner cf 5 2 4 0 0 0 1 .326
J. Bartlett ss 5 2 5 2 0 0 0 .377
 Totals 44 11 22 11 2 4 22  
 Batting
2B - M Cuddyer 2 (27, O Perez, J Nelson); T Hunter (15, O Perez); J Bartlett 2 (12, A Burgos, O Perez).
3B - L Castillo (5, O Perez); T Hunter (2, J Nelson).
HR - M Cuddyer (16, 5th inning off O Perez 1 on, 0 Out).
S - N Punto.
RBI - J Bartlett 2 (19), L Castillo 2 (42), M Cuddyer 2 (70), T Hunter 2 (59), M Redmond 2 (18), J Morneau (98).
2-out RBI - J Bartlett 2, L Castillo, J Morneau, T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 2, N Punto 1, J Morneau 3, J Rabe 1.
GIDP - J Rabe.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
CS - J Bartlett (4, 2nd base by O Perez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (N Punto-J Morneau).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .297
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .286
M. Teahen 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .275
R. Sanders dh 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .243
S. Costa rf 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .262
    E. Brown ph-rf 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 .285
R. Shealy 1b 3 2 2 2 2 0 2 .316
P. Bako c 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .237
A. Berroa ss 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .239
J. Gathright cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .208
 Totals 38 5 12 5 5 6 23  
 Batting
2B - P Bako (3, M Smith).
3B - A Berroa (1, M Smith).
HR - R Shealy (1, 3rd inning off M Smith 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D DeJesus (35), R Shealy 2 (4), A Berroa (43), E Brown (57).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus, R Shealy 2, A Berroa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, A Berroa 2, D DeJesus 1, J Gathright 1, S Costa 2.
GIDP - R Shealy.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Gathright (M Redmond at Home).
DP - 2 (M Grudzielanek-P Bako-R Shealy, M Grudzielanek-R Shealy).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Smith 3.0 5 4 4 3 1 1 12.00
M. Guerrier 2.0 4 1 1 1 1 0 3.38
D. Reyes (W, 4-0; BS, 1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.12
J. Rincon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.17
W. Eyre 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.05
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 5.0 9 5 5 2 1 1 7.00
T. Wellemeyer (L, 0-2) 2.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 3.71
J. Nelson 1.0 7 5 5 0 1 0 2.84
A. Burgos 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.53
WP - O Perez, M Guerrier.
HBP - D DeJesus (by M Smith); M Cuddyer (by T Wellemeyer); M Redmond (by A Burgos).
Pitches-strikes - M Smith 80-46; M Guerrier 41-24; D Reyes 21-14; J Rincon 16-12; W Eyre 23-15; O Perez 93-61; T Wellemeyer 25-21; J Nelson 35-22; A Burgos 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Smith 1-7; M Guerrier 3-2; D Reyes 3-1; J Rincon 1-1; W Eyre 2-0; O Perez 8-5; T Wellemeyer 4-0; J Nelson 1-0; A Burgos 2-0.
Batters faced - M Smith 18; M Guerrier 11; D Reyes 7; J Rincon 3; W Eyre 5; O Perez 25; T Wellemeyer 9; J Nelson 9; A Burgos 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Brian Knight.
Time: 3:17.
Attendance: 14,064.
Weather: 98 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 6, 2006 6:02 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Bartlett J. Bartlett
5-5
2 RBI
 Kansas City
R. Shealy R. Shealy
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI