Minnesota 5, Kansas City 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 X 5 10 0
WP: S. Baker (8-6)
LP: G. Meche (7-12)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett singled to center, N. Punto and M. Redmond scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Bartlett scored
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond singled to center, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Kubel to third
- R. White hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Kubel scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .309
R. Gload 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .299
B. Butler dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .297
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .247
S. Costa rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .195
J. Buck c 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .224
J. Gathright lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .329
    E. German ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
T. Pena Jr. ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
    M. Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .249
 Totals 28 0 1 0 1 9 5  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1.
Team LOB - 2.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Casilla 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230
J. Bartlett ss 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 .278
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .296
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .282
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .281
J. Kubel dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .261
M. Redmond c 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .291
R. White lf 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .156
N. Punto 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .197
 Totals 32 5 10 5 3 4 15  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (22, R Braun).
SF - J Morneau , R White.
RBI - J Bartlett 2 (40), J Morneau (96), M Redmond (36), R White (12).
2-out RBI - J Bartlett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 2, J Kubel 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (L, 7-12) 7.0 7 3 3 3 3 0 3.85
R. Braun 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 6.47
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 8-6) 9.0 1 0 0 1 9 0 4.09
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 115-73; R Braun 14-11; S Baker 111-81.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 7-11; R Braun 1-1; S Baker 5-13.
Batters faced - G Meche 31; R Braun 6; S Baker 29.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--James Hoye.
Time: 2:16.
Attendance: 24,986.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA PITCHER SCOTT BAKER HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH SEVEN INNINGS.
MINNESOTA PITCHER SCOTT BAKER HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH EIGHT INNINGS.
THE WALK TO JOSE BAUTISTA WITH NO OUTS IN THE NINTH INNING ENDED THE PREFECT-GAME BID BY SCOTT BAKER.
KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY SINGLED WITH ONE OUT IN THE NINTH INNING TO END THE NO-HIT BID BY SCOTT BAKER.

Updated on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 10:27 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-1
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
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