Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 8 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
WP: B. Bonser (7-12) S: J. Nathan (31)
LP: B. Buckner (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to deep right center, J. Bartlett and A. Casilla scored, J. Kubel out at third
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney doubled to right center, D. DeJesus and T. Pena Jr scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left, T. Hunter scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right, J. Bartlett scored, T. Hunter to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .273
J. Kubel lf 4 0 2 2 1 1 1 .268
    J. Tyner pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
J. Mauer c 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .292
T. Hunter cf 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .290
J. Morneau dh 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .282
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .276
G. Jones 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .173
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .280
    R. White ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154
    N. Punto 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .244
 Totals 33 4 8 4 7 8 14  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel 2 (27, B Buckner 2); J Morneau (30, N Musser).
RBI - J Kubel 2 (60), J Morneau 2 (104).
2-out RBI - J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, T Hunter 2, A Casilla 2.
GIDP - M Cuddyer.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Casilla (10, 2nd base off B Buckner/J Buck), J Kubel (4, 2nd base off J Gobble/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Mauer-J Bartlett, J Bartlett-A Casilla-G Jones).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .266
M. Grudzielanek 2b-ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300
R. Gload 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 .264
M. Teahen rf 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 .286
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .252
J. Buck c 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .234
    S. Costa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .226
    J. LaRue c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .141
J. Gathright lf 4 0 2 0 0 2 3 .321
T. Pena Jr ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .256
    E. German ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .268
 Totals 33 2 9 2 5 8 25  
 Batting
2B - T Pena Jr (22, B Bonser); M Sweeney (14, B Bonser).
RBI - M Sweeney 2 (35).
2-out RBI - M Sweeney 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 2, T Pena Jr 1, A Gordon 1.
GIDP - R Gload.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - J Gathright (7, 2nd base by N Blackburn/J Mauer), M Teahen (5, 2nd base by B Bonser/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D DeJesus (J Kubel at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-R Gload).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bonser (W, 7-12) 5.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 4.91
N. Blackburn (H, 1) 2.2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2.70
M. Guerrier (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.37
J. Nathan (S, 31) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.99
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Buckner (L, 0-1) 5.1 3 3 3 5 4 0 5.29
N. Musser 0.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.38
J. Peralta 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.76
J. Gobble 1.2 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.23
D. Riske 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.23
WP - B Bonser.
IBB - M Cuddyer (by N Musser).
HBP - D DeJesus (by B Bonser).
Pitches-strikes - B Bonser 88-53; N Blackburn 38-26; M Guerrier 3-3; J Nathan 12-7; B Buckner 95-50; N Musser 21-9; J Peralta 29-17; J Gobble 33-20; D Riske 1-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bonser 0-8; N Blackburn 2-4; M Guerrier 0-0; J Nathan 0-3; B Buckner 4-7; N Musser 0-0; J Peralta 2-2; J Gobble 1-1; D Riske 1-0.
Batters faced - B Bonser 24; N Blackburn 11; M Guerrier 1; J Nathan 3; B Buckner 22; N Musser 4; J Peralta 7; J Gobble 6; D Riske 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 10,525.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, left to right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 10, 2007 11:29 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Kubel J. Kubel
2-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4
2 RBI