Minnesota 5, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(47-59)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 7 2
Minnesota 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 5 8 0
WP: C. Silva (9-11) S: J. Nathan (24)
LP: J. De La Rosa (8-11)
(55-51)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left
- L. Ford singled to center, J. Cirillo scored, L. Ford to second on catcher J. LaRue's fielding error
- A. Casilla singled to shortstop, L. Ford scored
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep left, A. Casilla scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- J. LaRue homered to deep left center
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, L. Ford scored, A. Casilla out at second
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Smith homered to deep right
Top 9th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek homered to deep left
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .280
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .311
M. Teahen rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .280
E. Brown dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .232
R. Gload lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
J. Smith 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .209
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .285
J. LaRue c 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .163
 Totals 32 3 8 3 0 5 4  
 Batting
HR - J Larue (4, 3rd inning off C Silva 0 on, 2 Out), J Smith (2, 8th inning off C Silva 0 on, 0 Out), M Grudzielanek (5, 9th inning off J Nathan 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J LaRue (11), J Smith (6), M Grudzielanek (37).
2-out RBI - J LaRue.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
CS - M Grudzielanek 2 (2, 2nd base by C Silva/M Redmond, 2nd base by C Silva/M Redmond), D DeJesus (4, 2nd base by C Silva/M Redmond).
 
 Fielding
E - M Grudzielanek (6, throw); J LaRue (3, catch).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-T Pena Jr-J Smith).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .290
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .260
J. Mauer dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .297
T. Hunter cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .288
M. Redmond c 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .278
J. Cirillo 3b 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .261
    N. Punto 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
L. Ford lf 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .239
A. Casilla 2b 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 31 5 8 4 2 1 8  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (14, J De La Rosa); L Ford (6, J De La Rosa).
HR - T Hunter (22, 2nd inning off J De La Rosa 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Hunter (74), L Ford (14), A Casilla (3), J Bartlett (26).
2-out RBI - J Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2.
GIDP - J Tyner.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - L Ford (3, 3rd base off J De La Rosa/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Redmond-J Bartlett).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. De La Rosa (L, 8-11) 6.0 8 5 5 2 1 1 5.46
J. Bale 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 9-11) 8.0 7 2 2 0 3 2 4.61
J. Nathan (S, 24) 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.02
Pitches-strikes - J De La Rosa 90-51; J Bale 22-13; C Silva 101-66; J Nathan 15-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J De La Rosa 12-5; J Bale 2-4; C Silva 9-9; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - J De La Rosa 27; J Bale 6; C Silva 28; J Nathan 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 2:11.
Attendance: 22,890.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY CENTER FIELDER DAVID DEJESUS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 31, 2007 10:49 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
L. Ford L. Ford
2-3
1 RBI