Minnesota 11, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 5 0 2 1 1 1 0 11 19 2
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4 13 2
WP: J. Santana (12-9)
LP: O. Perez (6-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, J. Bartlett scored, M. Cuddyer to second advancing on throw
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto safe at first on third baseman E. German's throwing error, A. Casilla to third, J. Bartlett to second, J. Bartlett and A. Casilla scored, N. Punto to third
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, N. Punto scored
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left center
- M. Redmond singled to center, J. Morneau scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left, J. Morneau scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to center, J. Mauer scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- E. Brown doubled to deep right, B. Butler scored, R. Gload to third
- J. Buck singled to shortstop, R. Gload scored, E. Brown to third
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to right, J. Bartlett scored, N. Punto to second
Top 8th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond singled to left center, T. Hunter scored on left fielder E. Brown's fielding error
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- J. Buck doubled to deep right, E. Brown scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen singled to center, J. Gathright scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 5 3 2 0 1 2 2 .262
N. Punto 3b 4 1 1 0 1 2 3 .210
J. Mauer dh 5 1 2 2 0 0 3 .301
M. Cuddyer rf 5 1 3 3 0 0 4 .287
J. Morneau 1b 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .290
T. Hunter cf 5 2 3 3 0 0 1 .294
    J. Kubel lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
M. Redmond c 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 .287
J. Tyner lf-cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .271
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .232
 Totals 43 11 19 9 3 5 21  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau 2 (24, R Braun, O Perez); N Punto (13, R Braun); T Hunter (32, J Bale).
HR - M Cuddyer (11, 3rd inning off O Perez 1 on, 1 Out), T Hunter (23, 5th inning off R Braun 1 on, 0 Out).
S - N Punto.
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - M Cuddyer 3 (61), J Mauer 2 (49), M Redmond (25), T Hunter 3 (79).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer, M Redmond, T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Morneau 1, J Tyner 1, A Casilla 2.
GIDP - M Cuddyer 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - N Punto (8, throw); J Morneau (4, dropped foul ball).
DP - 2 (A Casilla-J Bartlett-J Morneau, J Morneau-J Bartlett-J Santana).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .284
    J. Gathright ph-cf 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .362
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .306
    J. Smith 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213
M. Teahen rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .289
B. Butler dh 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 .294
R. Gload 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .302
E. German 3b-2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .285
E. Brown lf 4 1 2 1 0 2 2 .237
J. Buck c 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .237
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275
 Totals 39 4 13 4 2 7 20  
 Batting
2B - E Brown 2 (11, R Ortiz, J Santana); J Buck (15, R Ortiz).
3B - E German (5, J Santana).
RBI - E Brown (43), J Buck 2 (39), M Teahen (49).
2-out RBI - E Brown, J Buck 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, E Brown 1, T Pena Jr 2, M Teahen 1, B Butler 1.
GIDP - M Teahen, D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - E German (8, throw); E Brown (5, bobble).
Outfield assists - D DeJesus (M Cuddyer at 2nd base).
PB - J Buck.
DP - 2 (E German-M Grudzielanek-R Gload, J Bale-E German-T Pena Jr-R Gload).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 12-9) 6.0 8 2 2 2 6 0 2.98
M. Guerrier 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.68
R. Ortiz 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 5.18
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez (L, 6-11) 3.0 7 6 3 1 0 1 5.87
R. Braun 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1 8.02
J. Peralta 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.72
J. Bale 2.0 4 2 2 1 1 0 4.50
D. Riske 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.34
BALK - R Ortiz.
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 93-64; M Guerrier 15-11; R Ortiz 36-22; O Perez 57-35; R Braun 49-32; J Peralta 20-12; J Bale 37-27; D Riske 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 7-5; M Guerrier 1-1; R Ortiz 4-2; O Perez 7-3; R Braun 4-1; J Peralta 1-1; J Bale 5-0; D Riske 1-0.
Batters faced - J Santana 27; M Guerrier 4; R Ortiz 10; O Perez 18; R Braun 13; J Peralta 4; J Bale 10; D Riske 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Time: 3:20.
Attendance: 21,503.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 8, 2007 11:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
J. Buck J. Buck
3-4
2 RBI