Kansas City 5, Minnesota 4, 12 innings
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  Final 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Minnesota 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 2
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 13 0
WP: R. Tejeda (1-2)
LP: C. Breslow (0-1)
(54-64)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- A. Everett singled to right, M. Lamb scored, B. Buscher to second
- J. Morneau walked, B. Buscher scored, A. Everett to third, J. Mauer to second
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen singled to pitcher, M. Maier to third, M. Maier scored, M. Teahen to third on pitcher S. Baker's throwing error
- J. Guillen singled to left, M. Teahen scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- A. Everett singled to center, B. Buscher scored, A. Everett to second advancing on throw
- J. Mauer grounded out to first, A. Everett scored, D. Span to third, N. Punto to second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen scored, T. Pena Jr. to second on wild pitch
- R. Gload safe at first on shortstop A. Everett's throwing error, T. Pena Jr. scored
Bot 12th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. singled to center, M. Teahen scored, J. Guillen to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .316
N. Punto 2b 5 0 0 0 1 4 4 .260
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 .315
J. Morneau dh 3 0 1 1 3 2 1 .308
J. Kubel rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 9 .264
    C. Gomez cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
D. Young lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .287
M. Lamb 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .236
B. Buscher 3b 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 .313
A. Everett ss 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .209
    B. Harris ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
 Totals 40 4 7 4 9 13 20  
 Batting
2B - B Buscher (6, G Meche).
S - D Span.
RBI - A Everett 2 (10), J Morneau (91), J Mauer (55).
2-out RBI - J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Kubel 4.
GIDP - D Young 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - S Baker (1, throw); A Everett (6, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 .335
M. Maier cf 6 1 2 0 0 3 1 .310
M. Teahen rf 5 3 3 0 1 0 1 .252
J. Guillen lf 5 0 1 1 1 1 3 .258
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .270
    T. Pena Jr. pr-dh 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .157
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .258
R. Gload 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 .268
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .230
    M. Olivo ph-c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264
J. Smith 2b 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .250
 Totals 47 5 13 2 3 10 22  
 Batting
2B - J Smith 2 (2, S Baker 2); M Teahen (18, C Breslow).
RBI - J Guillen (74), T Pena (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Smith 1, R Gload 3, M Maier 1, M Aviles 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon (5, 2nd base off S Baker/J Mauer).
CS - J Smith (1, 2nd base by C Breslow).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Aviles-J Smith-R Gload, M Aviles-R Gload).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 3.78
M. Guerrier (H, 18) 0.1 2 2 1 0 1 0 4.33
D. Reyes (BS, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.51
J. Crain 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.21
C. Breslow (L, 0-1) 2.1 4 1 1 2 1 0 2.48
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche 6.1 5 4 4 7 6 0 4.24
R. Ramirez 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.84
J. Soria 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1.51
L. Nunez 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.67
R. Tejeda (W, 1-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
WP - G Meche, D Reyes.
IBB - J Morneau (by R Ramirez), D Span (by L Nunez), J Guillen (by C Breslow).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 112-84; M Guerrier 11-8; D Reyes 8-5; J Crain 13-12; C Breslow 31-19; G Meche 117-69; R Ramirez 22-13; J Soria 27-20; L Nunez 16-11; R Tejeda 16-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 6-8; M Guerrier 0-0; D Reyes 1-0; J Crain 3-0; C Breslow 3-2; G Meche 9-4; R Ramirez 2-1; J Soria 1-1; L Nunez 2-1; R Tejeda 1-1.
Batters faced - S Baker 29; M Guerrier 3; D Reyes 2; J Crain 4; C Breslow 12; G Meche 29; R Ramirez 6; J Soria 7; L Nunez 5; R Tejeda 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 4:06.
Attendance: 23,163.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, left to right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 10, 2008 6:29 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
A. Everett Adam Everett
2-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Teahen Mark Teahen
3-5