Minnesota 5, Kansas City 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 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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus struck out swinging
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left
- M. Teahen struck out looking, M. Grudzielanek caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- J. Tyner singled to center
- J. Bartlett flied out to right
- J. Mauer grounded out to pitcher, J. Tyner to second
- J. Morneau flied out to left

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

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop
- R. Gload flied out to deep center
- A. Gordon flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left
- M. Redmond walked
- J. Cirillo grounded into fielder's choice, M. Redmond out at second, J. Cirillo to second on second baseman M. Grudzielanek's throwing error
- L. Ford singled to center, J. Cirillo scored, L. Ford to second on catcher J. LaRue's fielding error
- L. Ford stole third
- A. Casilla singled to shortstop, L. Ford scored
- J. Tyner flied out to left
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep left, A. Casilla scored
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau grounded into fielder's choice, J. Mauer out at second

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

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- J. Smith flied out to center
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to third
- J. LaRue homered to deep left center
- D. DeJesus singled to right
- D. DeJesus caught stealing, catcher to second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter flied out to deep center
- M. Redmond grounded out to second
- J. Cirillo struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left
- M. Grudzielanek caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- R. Gload grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- L. Ford doubled to deep right
- A. Casilla singled to center, L. Ford to third
- J. Tyner grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, L. Ford scored, A. Casilla out at second
- J. Bartlett singled to center
- J. Mauer grounded into fielder's choice, J. Bartlett out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon flied out to right
- J. Smith flied out to right
- T. Pena Jr. singled to third
- J. LaRue grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau grounded out to third
- T. Hunter grounded out to third
- M. Redmond fouled out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to second
- M. Teahen grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Cirillo grounded out to pitcher
- L. Ford grounded out to third
- A. Casilla grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- E. Brown lined out to third
- R. Gload flied out to left
- A. Gordon flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Bale relieved J. De La Rosa
- J. Tyner lined out to center
- J. Bartlett flied out to left
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Minnesota 5

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- N. Punto at third
- J. Smith homered to deep right
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to second
- J. LaRue flied out to center
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau grounded out to third
- T. Hunter lined out to right
- M. Redmond flied out to right

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

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Nathan relieved C. Silva
- M. Grudzielanek homered to deep left
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- E. Brown struck out looking
- R. Gload flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 5
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
L. Ford L. Ford
2-3
1 RBI