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

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  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)
(76-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus struck out swinging
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right
- M. Teahen struck out looking
- M. Sweeney struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to second
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Mauer grounded into fielder's choice, L. Castillo out at second
- M. Cuddyer walked, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau hit by pitch, J. Mauer to third, M. Cuddyer to second
- T. Hunter fouled out to catcher

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

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Brown flied out to right
- R. Shealy struck out swinging
- P. Bako struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel struck out looking
- J. Tyner lined out to third
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- A. Blanco popped out to third
- J. Gathright singled to catcher
- D. DeJesus popped out to second
- J. Gathright stole second, J. Gathright to third on J. Mauer's throwing error
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to second
- N. Punto grounded out to second, L. Castillo to second
- J. Mauer flied out to center
- L. Castillo to third on wild pitch
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center, L. Castillo scored
- J. Morneau lined out to deep center

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

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- M. Sweeney lined out to shortstop
- E. Brown flied out to center

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter struck out swinging
- J. Kubel grounded out to pitcher
- J. Tyner grounded out to second

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

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy flied out to left
- P. Bako singled to right
- A. Blanco popped out to shallow center
- J. Gathright grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- N. Punto flied out to left

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

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to right
- M. Grudzielanek ground rule double to deep center, D. DeJesus to third
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- M. Sweeney singled to shortstop, M. Grudzielanek and D. DeJesus scored, M. Sweeney to second advancing on throw
- E. Brown singled to second, M. Sweeney to third
- L. Rodriguez at third
- N. Punto at second
- J. Crain relieved B. Bonser
- R. Shealy singled to left, M. Sweeney scored, E. Brown to second
- P. Bako grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. Shealy out at second

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to first
- M. Cuddyer singled to center
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Hunter grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cuddyer out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- A. Blanco struck out swinging
- J. Gathright reached on bunt single to second
- D. Reyes relieved J. Crain
- D. DeJesus grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Gathright out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- J. Tyner singled to center
- J. Bartlett grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Tyner out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third
- M. Teahen grounded out to second
- J. Rincon relieved D. Reyes
- M. Sweeney singled to left center
- E. Brown flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Gobble relieved L. Hudson
- L. Rodriguez struck out looking
- N. Punto lined out to third
- J. Mauer struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy doubled to deep right
- R. Shealy to third on passed ball
- P. Bako struck out swinging
- A. Blanco singled to center, R. Shealy scored
- J. Gathright struck out swinging
- D. DeJesus grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- J. Nelson relieved J. Gobble
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Hunter grounded out to second
- J. Kubel lined out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
3-3, 2 HR
3 RBI