Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Minnesota 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 3 9 0
WP: S. Baker (5-4) S: J. Nathan (23)
LP: G. Meche (7-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer doubled to deep left, J. Tyner and J. Bartlett scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right center, D. DeJesus scored
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right, J. Tyner scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .281
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .305
M. Teahen rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .283
B. Butler dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .305
R. Gload 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .243
E. Brown lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
J. Buck c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .241
    J. Smith ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
 Totals 28 1 2 1 0 7 2  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (24, S Baker).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (36).
Team LOB - 0.
 Base Running
SB - M Grudzielanek (1, 2nd base off S Baker/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Gordon-R Gload, T Pena Jr-M Grudzielanek-R Gload).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner rf 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .291
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .257
J. Mauer c 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 .303
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 .300
T. Hunter cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .288
J. Kubel lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 5 .241
R. White dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .138
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273
    L. Rodriguez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211
 Totals 31 3 9 3 2 8 13  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (19, G Meche); J Tyner (10, J Gobble).
3B - J Tyner (1, G Meche).
RBI - J Mauer 3 (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 2, J Bartlett 1.
GIDP - T Hunter, N Punto.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (N Punto-J Bartlett).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (L, 7-8) 7.0 7 2 2 1 6 0 3.70
J. Gobble 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.25
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 5-4) 8.0 2 1 1 0 7 0 4.88
J. Nathan (S, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.88
WP - J Gobble.
IBB - T Hunter (by J Gobble).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 98-65; J Gobble 25-15; S Baker 99-71; J Nathan 9-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 12-3; J Gobble 0-1; S Baker 4-12; J Nathan 1-2.
Batters faced - G Meche 27; J Gobble 6; S Baker 25; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Marty Foster. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:18.
Attendance: 23,628.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 31, 2007 4:56 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
1-3
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
2-4
3 RBI