Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(49-85)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 12 0
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 1
WP: L. Hudson (7-5) S: J. Nelson (4)
LP: B. Bonser (3-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center, L. Castillo scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney singled to shortstop, M. Grudzielanek and D. DeJesus scored, M. Sweeney to second advancing on throw
- R. Shealy singled to left, M. Sweeney scored, E. Brown to second
Top 9th: Kansas City
- A. Blanco singled to center, R. Shealy scored
Bot 9th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .301
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .287
M. Teahen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .293
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .250
E. Brown rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .290
R. Shealy 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .309
P. Bako c 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .234
A. Blanco ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .268
J. Gathright cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .223
 Totals 37 4 12 4 0 11 15  
 Batting
2B - M Grudzielanek (28, B Bonser); R Shealy (5, J Rincon).
RBI - M Sweeney 2 (22), R Shealy (18), A Blanco (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1.
GIDP - P Bako, D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Gathright (18, 2nd base off B Bonser/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-A Blanco-R Shealy).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .294
    L. Rodriguez 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
N. Punto 3b-2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .307
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .350
M. Cuddyer rf 3 2 3 3 1 0 0 .280
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .317
T. Hunter cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271
J. Kubel dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .246
J. Tyner lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .314
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .342
 Totals 32 3 6 3 1 8 9  
 Batting
HR - M Cuddyer 2 (20, 3rd inning off L Hudson 1 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off J Nelson 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Cuddyer 3 (90).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 2.
GIDP - J Bartlett.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Mauer (4, throw).
PB - J Mauer.
DP - 2 (N Punto-J Bartlett-J Morneau 2).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hudson (W, 7-5) 7.0 5 2 2 1 5 1 5.60
J. Gobble (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.32
J. Nelson (S, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.98
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bonser (L, 3-5) 5.1 7 3 3 0 8 0 5.17
J. Crain 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.10
D. Reyes 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.89
J. Rincon 1.1 3 1 0 0 2 0 2.61
WP - L Hudson.
HBP - J Morneau (by L Hudson).
Pitches-strikes - L Hudson 101-63; J Gobble 12-7; J Nelson 20-15; B Bonser 70-55; J Crain 12-8; D Reyes 8-5; J Rincon 27-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hudson 11-5; J Gobble 0-1; J Nelson 1-1; B Bonser 1-7; J Crain 2-0; D Reyes 4-0; J Rincon 1-1.
Batters faced - L Hudson 27; J Gobble 3; J Nelson 4; B Bonser 23; J Crain 4; D Reyes 3; J Rincon 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Time: 2:29.
Attendance: 28,668.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA SECON BASEMAN LUIS CASTILLO LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A SPRAINED RIGHT ANKLE.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 30, 2006 10:49 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
3-3, 2 HR
3 RBI