Minnesota 3, Kansas City 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 X 3 11 1
WP: J. Santana (19-6) S: J. Nathan (36)
LP: J. Peralta (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- E. German singled to center, D. DeJesus and A. Sanchez scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Ford homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Redmond scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Morneau to second
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- L. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Hunter scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .295
J. Keppinger 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .190
E. German 3b 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .329
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240
E. Brown rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .289
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .232
P. Phillips c 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .268
J. Gathright cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
    S. Costa ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .267
A. Sanchez 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .222
 Totals 33 2 7 2 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (35, J Santana).
3B - E Brown (2, J Santana).
S - J Keppinger , P Phillips.
RBI - E German 2 (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, E Brown 1, A Berroa 1, D DeJesus 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
PB - P Phillips.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .295
N. Punto 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .296
M. Redmond c 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .353
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .277
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .325
T. Hunter cf 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .281
P. Nevin dh 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .214
    L. Rodriguez ph-dh 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .217
L. Ford lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .227
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .316
 Totals 32 3 11 3 2 3 13  
 Batting
HR - L Ford (4, 3rd inning off O Perez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - L Rodriguez , T Hunter.
RBI - L Ford (18), T Hunter (96), L Rodriguez (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, J Bartlett 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - J Nathan (2, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 6.0 7 2 2 2 1 1 5.06
J. Peralta (L, 1-3) 2.0 4 1 0 0 2 0 4.52
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 19-6) 8.0 7 2 2 0 5 0 2.77
J. Nathan (S, 36) 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.63
IBB - P Nevin (by O Perez), S Costa (by J Nathan).
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 93-61; J Peralta 36-26; J Santana 94-67; J Nathan 22-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 12-5; J Peralta 1-2; J Santana 14-5; J Nathan 2-0.
Batters faced - O Perez 27; J Peralta 9; J Santana 31; J Nathan 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Mike Winters.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 24,819.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 27, 2006 5:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. German E. German
1-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
L. Ford L. Ford
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI