Minnesota 4, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 6 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 11 2
WP: K. Slowey (8-8) S: J. Nathan (31)
LP: K. Davies (5-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span struck out looking
- N. Punto flied out to center
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 1st: Kansas City
- M. Aviles fouled out to catcher
- M. Teahen lined out to first
- D. DeJesus grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Kansas City 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau walked
- J. Kubel walked, J. Morneau to second
- D. Young grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau out at third, J. Kubel to second
- B. Harris popped out to second
- J. Kubel to third, D. Young to second on wild pitch
- A. Everett walked
- C. Gomez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Guillen grounded out to second
- B. Butler grounded out to shortstop
- A. Gordon struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Kansas City 0

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to center
- N. Punto walked, D. Span to second
- J. Mauer singled to left center, D. Span scored, N. Punto to second
- J. Morneau singled to left center, N. Punto to third, J. Mauer to second
- J. Kubel grounded into fielder's choice, N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to third, J. Morneau out at second, J. Mauer scored on shortstop M. Aviles' throwing error
- D. Young walked, J. Kubel to second
- J. Peralta relieved K. Davies
- B. Harris walked, J. Kubel to third, D. Young to second
- A. Everett lined out to second
- C. Gomez struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Olivo flied out to deep left
- R. Gload singled to center
- E. German struck out looking
- M. Aviles singled to shortstop, R. Gload to second
- M. Teahen popped out to left

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- D. Span grounded out to shortstop
- N. Punto flied out to right
- J. Mauer grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 4th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus flied out to deep left center
- J. Guillen singled to center
- B. Butler flied out to right
- A. Gordon flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau flied out to left
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- D. Young grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 5th: Kansas City
- M. Olivo singled to center
- R. Gload grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Olivo out at second
- E. German flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- B. Harris struck out looking
- A. Everett struck out looking
- C. Gomez singled to center
- C. Gomez stole second
- D. Span walked
- H. Ramirez relieved H. Ramirez
- C. Gomez stole third, D. Span stole second
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 6th: Kansas City
- M. Aviles singled to left
- M. Teahen grounded out to first, M. Aviles to second
- D. DeJesus singled to right, M. Aviles scored
- J. Guillen lined out to right
- B. Butler singled to left center, D. DeJesus to third
- C. Breslow relieved K. Slowey
- A. Gordon flied out to center

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to pitcher
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop
- J. Kubel lined out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 7th: Kansas City
- J. Crain relieved C. Breslow
- M. Olivo grounded out to third
- R. Gload fouled out to third
- E. German safe at first on shortstop A. Everett's fielding error
- M. Aviles singled to right, E. German to third
- D. Reyes relieved J. Crain
- M. Aviles to second on passed ball
- M. Teahen struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- R. Ramirez relieved H. Ramirez
- D. Young flied out to right
- B. Harris singled to left
- C. Gomez fouled out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 8th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop
- M. Guerrier relieved D. Reyes
- J. Guillen flied out to left
- B. Butler singled to left
- A. Gordon flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to left
- N. Punto safe at first on pitcher R. Ramirez's fielding error, D. Span to second
- D. Span to third, N. Punto to second on wild pitch
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Span scored, N. Punto to third
- J. Morneau intentionally walked
- J. Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Morneau out at second

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 4, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 9th: Kansas City
- J. Nathan relieved M. Guerrier
- M. Olivo grounded out to third
- R. Gload hit by pitch
- E. German struck out swinging
- M. Aviles singled to left, R. Gload to second
- M. Teahen singled to left, R. Gload to third, M. Aviles to second
- D. DeJesus grounded into fielder's choice, M. Teahen out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 4, Kansas City 1
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
1-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
4-5