Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1
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 1 0 0 0 1 5 1
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 X 3 7 0
WP: J. Santana (16-5) S: J. Nathan (28)
LP: J. De La Rosa (1-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- R. White homered to deep left
Top 6th: Kansas City
- E. German homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Redmond scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Morneau out at second
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett stole third, J. Bartlett scored on J. Buck's throwing error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298
E. German lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .324
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
M. Teahen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .290
E. Brown rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .290
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .298
J. Buck c 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .237
J. Keppinger 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
A. Blanco ss 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .259
    M. Grudzielanek ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .287
 Totals 32 1 5 1 1 14 9  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney (9, J Santana); E Brown (35, J Santana).
3B - J Buck (1, J Santana).
HR - E German (2, 6th inning off J Santana 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E German (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, E Brown 1, A Blanco 1, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Buck (6, throw).
DP - 2 (A Blanco-J Keppinger-R Shealy, J Keppinger-A Blanco-R Shealy).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Punto 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .307
J. Bartlett ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .342
M. Redmond c 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .343
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .278
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .315
T. Hunter cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
R. White dh 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .215
L. Ford lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .225
L. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .234
 Totals 29 3 7 1 3 5 8  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (17, J Peralta).
HR - R White (4, 2nd inning off J De La Rosa 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R White (28).
2-out RBI - R White.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, R White 1.
GIDP - J Bartlett, T Hunter.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett (5, 3rd base off A Burgos/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. De La Rosa (L, 1-2) 5.0 6 2 2 3 3 1 6.75
J. Peralta 2.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4.16
A. Burgos 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.86
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 16-5) 7.0 5 1 1 1 11 1 2.95
P. Neshek (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.05
J. Nathan (S, 28) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.77
Pitches-strikes - J De La Rosa 84-51; J Peralta 27-23; A Burgos 12-6; J Santana 109-80; P Neshek 11-9; J Nathan 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J De La Rosa 5-7; J Peralta 2-3; A Burgos 0-2; J Santana 5-5; P Neshek 1-0; J Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced - J De La Rosa 23; J Peralta 7; A Burgos 2; J Santana 27; P Neshek 3; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 21,287.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA PITCHER JOHAN SANTANA HAS NINE STRIKEOUTS THROUGH FIVE INNINGS.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 31, 2006 3:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. German E. German
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
R. White R. White
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI