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

(72-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 7 2
Kansas City 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 6 12 0
WP: G. Meche (8-12)
LP: C. Silva (11-14)
(63-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored, M. Teahen to third, B. Butler to second on left fielder J. Kubel's throwing error
- R. Gload hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Teahen scored, B. Butler to third
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus tripled to deep left, E. Brown scored
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Teahen homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus homered to deep right, J. Buck scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter doubled to deep center, J. Kubel scored
- C. Heintz singled to center, T. Hunter scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher singled to center, M. LeCroy scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273
J. Kubel lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .268
T. Hunter dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .291
J. Morneau 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
    M. LeCroy ph-1b 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .500
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .274
C. Heintz c 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .227
    B. Buscher ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .294
N. Punto 3b-2b 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .198
    R. White ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .152
A. Casilla 2b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .247
    G. Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .170
    L. Rodriguez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
 Totals 34 3 7 3 1 9 10  
 Batting
2B - J Tyner (14, G Meche); J Kubel (28, G Meche); T Hunter (41, G Meche).
RBI - T Hunter (101), C Heintz (7), B Buscher (5).
2-out RBI - C Heintz, B Buscher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, G Jones 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Kubel (2, throw); J Bartlett (25, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 .268
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .300
M. Teahen rf 4 2 3 1 1 1 0 .289
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .295
R. Gload 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .297
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .258
E. Brown lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Smith ss 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 .196
    E. German ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
J. Buck c 4 1 1 0 0 2 5 .234
 Totals 36 6 12 6 2 9 15  
 Batting
2B - M Teahen (27, C Silva); A Gordon (34, G Perkins).
3B - D DeJesus (7, C Silva).
HR - M Teahen (7, 3rd inning off K Slowey 0 on, 0 Out), D Dejesus (7, 6th inning off K Slowey 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - R Gload.
RBI - B Butler (46), R Gload (48), D DeJesus 3 (57), M Teahen (56).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Smith 1, M Grudzielanek 1, J Buck 3, A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (L, 11-14) 2.0 5 3 3 0 2 0 4.44
K. Slowey 3.1 6 3 3 2 4 2 5.44
J. DePaula 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.12
G. Perkins 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.65
C. Cali 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.79
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 8-12) 6.2 5 2 2 1 7 0 3.78
D. Riske (H, 15) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.18
J. Soria 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.63
WP - K Slowey.
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 45-30; K Slowey 65-41; J DePaula 6-4; G Perkins 17-11; C Cali 11-7; G Meche 102-71; D Riske 18-14; J Soria 17-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 2-2; K Slowey 2-4; J DePaula 0-2; G Perkins 0-1; C Cali 2-0; G Meche 6-7; D Riske 3-0; J Soria 1-1.
Batters faced - C Silva 11; K Slowey 19; J DePaula 2; G Perkins 4; C Cali 3; G Meche 26; D Riske 4; J Soria 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 10,102.
Weather: 73 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA PITCHER CARLOS SILVA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
MINNESOTA PITCHER CARLOS SILVA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT GROIN INJURY.
MINNESOTA PITCHER CARLOS SILVA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN STRAINED RIGHT GROIN.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2007 4:56 pm ET

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