Minnesota 6, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 6 10 1
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 13 2
WP: S. Baker (9-7) S: J. Nathan (32)
LP: K. Davies (2-5)
(62-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer safe at first on first baseman B. Butler's fielding error, J. Bartlett scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- B. Butler grounded out to second, M. Sweeney scored, A. Gordon to third
- J. LaRue singled to left, A. Gordon scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to deep center, M. Grudzielanek scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to left, J. Kubel and J. Mauer scored, T. Hunter to third on left fielder J. Gathright's fielding error
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to right, T. Hunter scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Casilla scored, J. Bartlett to third
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett singled to center, A. Casilla scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 .275
J. Kubel dh 3 1 1 0 2 1 2 .268
J. Mauer c 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .294
T. Hunter cf 4 1 2 1 1 0 3 .291
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .282
M. Cuddyer rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .275
J. Tyner lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
L. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .216
    N. Punto 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199
A. Casilla 2b 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .250
 Totals 34 6 10 4 5 6 16  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer 2 (26, K Davies, J Gobble); J Morneau (31, L Nunez).
SF - J Morneau , J Mauer.
RBI - T Hunter (100), J Morneau (105), J Mauer (54), J Bartlett (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, L Rodriguez 1, T Hunter 1.
GIDP - J Tyner, J Kubel.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Casilla (11, 2nd base off L Nunez/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
E - A Casilla (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Casilla-J Bartlett-J Morneau).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .267
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .301
M. Teahen rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .285
M. Sweeney dh 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .263
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 .258
B. Butler 1b 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 .296
    E. German pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
    J. Buck c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
    S. Costa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
J. Gathright lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .320
J. LaRue c 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .146
    R. Gload ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .296
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .256
 Totals 39 3 13 3 3 4 22  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon 2 (33, J Nathan, S Baker); M Grudzielanek (30, S Baker); M Teahen (26, S Baker).
S - J LaRue.
RBI - B Butler (45), J LaRue (13), M Teahen (55).
2-out RBI - J LaRue.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 2, D DeJesus 1, J Gathright 2, M Teahen 1.
GIDP - R Gload.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
E - B Butler (3, ground ball); J Gathright (4, bobble).
DP - 2 (M Grudzielanek-T Pena Jr-B Butler, R Gload-T Pena Jr-J Gobble).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 9-7) 5.2 10 3 3 1 4 0 4.17
J. Rincon (H, 12) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.53
P. Neshek (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.75
M. Guerrier (H, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.34
J. Nathan (S, 32) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.96
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Davies (L, 2-5) 5.0 4 4 2 3 4 0 5.65
J. Bale 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.19
L. Nunez 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.63
J. Gobble 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.19
R. Braun 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.08
IBB - A Gordon (by S Baker).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 85-55; J Rincon 20-10; P Neshek 12-5; M Guerrier 9-4; J Nathan 15-9; K Davies 98-61; J Bale 31-20; L Nunez 20-12; J Gobble 6-4; R Braun 9-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 6-7; J Rincon 1-1; P Neshek 2-0; M Guerrier 1-2; J Nathan 2-1; K Davies 6-5; J Bale 1-2; L Nunez 2-2; J Gobble 2-0; R Braun 1-0.
Batters faced - S Baker 29; J Rincon 4; P Neshek 2; M Guerrier 4; J Nathan 4; K Davies 22; J Bale 8; L Nunez 7; J Gobble 2; R Braun 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Gary Darling.
Ejections: KANSAS CITY's Bell by Poncino (7th).
Time: 3:20.
Attendance: 12,891.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 11, 2007 11:42 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
2-4
1 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon A. Gordon
4-4