Kansas City 4, Minnesota 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 12 2
Minnesota 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
WP: G. Meche (14-11) S: J. Soria (42)
LP: M. Guerrier (6-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span scored
- D. Span scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- B. Butler scored, J. Buck to third
Top 7th: Kansas City
- Batter singled to second, A. Callaspo and M. Aviles scored
- R. Shealy singled to second, A. Callaspo and M. Aviles scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss-2b 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .323
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .312
    J. Gathright cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
J. Guillen rf 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .266
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169
R. Shealy 1b 5 0 2 2 0 2 1 .306
M. Teahen lf 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .256
B. Butler dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .276
A. Gordon 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
J. Buck c 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 .227
M. Maier cf-rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .284
 Totals 31 3 11 4 1 6 23  
 Batting
2B - J Guillen (42, G Perkins); J Buck (23, G Perkins).
SF - M Aviles.
RBI - M Aviles (51), M Teahen (59), R Shealy 2 (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 2, A Callaspo 2, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon 2 (9, 2nd base off D Reyes/J Mauer, 3rd base off D Reyes/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - R Shealy (1, line drive); A Gordon (16, throw).
DP - 4 (M Aviles-A Callaspo-R Shealy 2, A Callaspo-M Aviles-R Shealy, M Aviles-T Pena-R Shealy).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 .296
A. Casilla 2b 3 0 1 0 2 1 2 .284
J. Mauer c 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 .330
J. Morneau 1b 5 0 1 0 0 2 6 .303
J. Kubel dh 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .275
    M. Tolbert ph-dh 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
D. Young lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293
B. Harris 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .267
N. Punto ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Gomez cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .261
 Totals 29 2 8 2 6 6 21  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (22, G Meche); B Harris (29, G Meche).
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - B Harris (49), J Mauer (83).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 2, D Span 1, C Gomez 1.
GIDP - C Gomez, J Kubel, J Morneau, J Mauer.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - A Casilla (7, 3rd base off G Meche/J Buck), D Span (18, 2nd base off G Meche/J Buck), C Gomez (33, 2nd base off G Meche/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 14-11) 6.0 7 2 1 3 7 0 3.98
J. Bale (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.39
R. Ramirez (H, 21) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.64
J. Soria (S, 42) 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.60
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins 4.2 4 0 0 0 4 0 4.36
B. Bonser (BS, 2) 0.0 4 1 1 0 0 0 5.93
C. Breslow 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.91
M. Guerrier (L, 6-9) 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.95
J. Crain 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.59
D. Reyes 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.33
J. Mijares 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.17
WP - J Crain.
IBB - M Aviles (by D Reyes).
HBP - M Maier (by G Perkins).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 99-63; J Bale 7-2; R Ramirez 22-11; J Soria 22-10; G Perkins 85-59; B Bonser 9-5; C Breslow 7-4; M Guerrier 15-8; J Crain 14-10; D Reyes 21-10; J Mijares 13-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 9-2; J Bale 2-1; R Ramirez 1-2; J Soria 2-1; G Perkins 4-7; B Bonser 0-0; C Breslow 0-0; M Guerrier 1-1; J Crain 0-1; D Reyes 1-1; J Mijares 0-3.
Batters faced - G Meche 28; J Bale 3; R Ramirez 5; J Soria 4; G Perkins 20; B Bonser 4; C Breslow 1; M Guerrier 4; J Crain 4; D Reyes 5; J Mijares 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:34.
Attendance: 38,072.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Sep 27, 2008 11:56 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
R. Shealy Ryan Shealy
2-5
2 RBI
 Minnesota
B. Harris Brendan Harris
1-3
1 RBI