Minnesota 6, Kansas City 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 11 2
Minnesota 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 X 6 9 2
WP: C. Silva (11-13) S: J. Nathan (29)
LP: B. Duckworth (2-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Rodriguez doubled to deep right, J. Kubel scored, M. Redmond to third
Top 4th: Kansas City
- S. Costa ground rule double to deep center, B. Butler scored
- T. Pena Jr. singled to center, S. Costa scored
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to left center, L. Rodriguez to third, L. Rodriguez scored on shortstop T. Pena Jr.'s throwing error
Top 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter doubled to deep right, J. Bartlett scored
- J. Kubel singled to center, J. Morneau scored, M. Cuddyer to third
- M. Redmond doubled to deep left, M. Cuddyer and J. Kubel scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- S. Costa doubled to deep right center, B. Butler scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Gathright cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .319
M. Grudzielanek 2b-ss 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 .305
M. Sweeney dh 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 .252
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .247
B. Butler 1b 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 .300
S. Costa rf 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .210
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .245
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 .260
    R. Gload ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298
    E. German 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
J. LaRue c 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .140
    D. DeJesus ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
    J. Buck c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
 Totals 39 4 11 4 0 6 15  
 Batting
2B - B Butler 2 (19, P Neshek, C Silva); S Costa 2 (4, P Neshek, C Silva); J LaRue (8, C Silva); M Sweeney (11, J Rincon).
HR - A Gordon (12, 5th inning off C Silva 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Costa 2 (10), T Pena Jr (41), A Gordon (48).
2-out RBI - T Pena Jr, A Gordon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, J Gathright 2, A Gordon 1, B Butler 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - E Brown (2, 2nd base by C Silva/M Redmond).
 
 Fielding
E - T Pena Jr (21, throw); J Gathright (2, bobble).
DP - 1 (A Gordon-E German-B Butler).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .298
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .278
T. Hunter dh 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .296
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .280
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .280
J. Kubel lf 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .262
M. Redmond c 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .295
L. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .205
N. Punto 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .198
 Totals 32 6 9 5 5 5 11  
 Batting
2B - L Rodriguez (4, B Duckworth); T Hunter (39, B Duckworth); M Redmond (13, N Musser).
RBI - L Rodriguez (8), T Hunter (96), J Kubel (52), M Redmond 2 (38).
2-out RBI - L Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, N Punto 2, J Tyner 1.
GIDP - J Bartlett.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - J Bartlett 2 (23, pop up, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Duckworth (L, 2-4) 4.1 8 6 5 2 2 0 3.79
N. Musser 1.2 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.50
D. Riske 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.31
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 11-13) 6.0 8 3 3 0 4 1 4.34
J. Rincon (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.69
P. Neshek (H, 13) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.61
J. Nathan (S, 29) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.70
HBP - J Bartlett (by B Duckworth).
Pitches-strikes - B Duckworth 70-44; N Musser 28-18; D Riske 29-13; C Silva 102-71; J Rincon 17-12; P Neshek 15-12; J Nathan 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duckworth 4-7; N Musser 0-2; D Riske 4-2; C Silva 9-4; J Rincon 3-0; P Neshek 0-2; J Nathan 2-0.
Batters faced - B Duckworth 24; N Musser 7; D Riske 7; C Silva 27; J Rincon 4; P Neshek 4; J Nathan 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 2:44.
Attendance: 21,738.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 9:37 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
S. Costa S. Costa
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Redmond M. Redmond
2-3
2 RBI