Minnesota 7, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 7 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 2
WP: F. Liriano (2-3)
LP: Z. Greinke (9-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- D. Young homered to deep center, J. Kubel scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- M. Olivo homered to deep left
Top 6th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher singled to left, J. Kubel scored, D. Young to second
- C. Gomez reached on fielder's choice, D. Young scored, B. Buscher to third, A. Everett to second on third baseman A. Gordon's fielding error
- D. Span singled to left, A. Everett and B. Buscher scored, C. Gomez to third, D. Span to second advancing on throw
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Gomez scored, D. Span to third
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to deep left center, J. Guillen and A. Gordon scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 .322
N. Punto 2b 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .268
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .315
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .308
J. Kubel dh 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 .267
D. Young lf 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 .290
B. Buscher 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .310
A. Everett ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .195
C. Gomez cf 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .256
 Totals 35 7 11 6 5 6 18  
 Batting
3B - J Kubel (4, Z Greinke).
HR - D Young (5, 2nd inning off Z Greinke 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Morneau.
RBI - D Young 2 (46), B Buscher (30), D Span 2 (18), J Morneau (90).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Morneau 1, J Kubel 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - B Buscher.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - C Gomez (24, 2nd base off Z Greinke/J Buck).
CS - N Punto (3, 2nd base by Z Greinke/J Buck).
Picked Off - C Gomez (2nd base, Z Greinke).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .343
D. DeJesus cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .297
    M. Maier cf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .306
B. Butler 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270
J. Guillen lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .259
M. Olivo dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .261
A. Gordon 3b 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .258
M. Teahen rf 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .248
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .234
E. German 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219
    J. Smith ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
 Totals 35 3 8 3 4 9 17  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (28, F Liriano); J Guillen (32, F Liriano); M Teahen (17, F Liriano).
HR - M Olivo (11, 4th inning off F Liriano 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Olivo (34), M Teahen 2 (38).
2-out RBI - M Teahen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Olivo 2, E German 1, J Buck 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - M Aviles (4, 3rd base off F Liriano/J Mauer), D DeJesus (10, 2nd base off F Liriano/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - A Gordon (12, ground ball); R Tejeda (2, throw).
DP - 1 (M Aviles-E German-B Butler).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano (W, 2-3) 5.2 6 3 3 2 5 1 6.55
B. Bonser 2.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 6.36
D. Reyes 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.53
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke (L, 9-8) 5.0 9 6 5 3 6 1 4.09
L. Nunez 2.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2.76
R. Tejeda 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.00
IBB - J Mauer (by L Nunez).
HBP - D Young (by Z Greinke).
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 100-64; B Bonser 41-27; D Reyes 17-11; Z Greinke 100-59; L Nunez 23-12; R Tejeda 23-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 3-9; B Bonser 3-1; D Reyes 1-1; Z Greinke 4-3; L Nunez 4-3; R Tejeda 5-1.
Batters faced - F Liriano 25; B Bonser 10; D Reyes 4; Z Greinke 26; L Nunez 9; R Tejeda 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 3:15.
Attendance: 27,960.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 9, 2008 11:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Teahen Mark Teahen
2-4
2 RBI