Minnesota 6, Kansas City 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
Minnesota 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 X 6 7 0
WP: S. Baker (11-4)
LP: B. Duckworth (3-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- D. Span doubled to left, N. Punto scored, C. Gomez to third
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- B. Harris reached on fielder's choice, J. Morneau scored, J. Kubel to third, D. Young to second on J. Buck's fielding error
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- D. Young singled to center, J. Mauer and A. Casilla scored, J. Pridie to third, D. Young to second advancing on throw
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer tripled to deep center, N. Punto and D. Span scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .325
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .305
J. Guillen rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264
    E. German lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .245
R. Shealy 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
    B. Butler ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
    J. Smith ph-1b 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .214
M. Teahen lf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .255
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .260
K. Ka'aihue dh 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .286
J. Buck c 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .224
M. Maier cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .286
 Totals 31 0 5 0 1 12 8  
 Batting
2B - M Aviles (27, J Mijares).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Guillen 1, J Buck 1, A Callaspo 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - R Shealy (2, throw); J Buck (8, catch).
Outfield assists - M Teahen (J Pridie at Home).
DP - 1 (M Teahen-J Buck).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .296
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .283
J. Mauer c 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .330
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 0 0 2 1 3 .302
J. Kubel dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
    M. Cuddyer ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .248
    J. Pridie pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Young lf 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 .292
B. Harris 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265
N. Punto ss 3 2 2 0 1 1 3 .286
C. Gomez cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 .259
 Totals 32 6 7 5 6 6 21  
 Batting
2B - D Span (16, B Duckworth).
3B - J Mauer (4, J Gobble).
RBI - D Span (47), D Young 2 (69), J Mauer 2 (85).
2-out RBI - D Span, J Mauer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, J Kubel 1, A Casilla 2, D Span 1, C Gomez 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - N Punto 2 (15, 2nd base off B Duckworth/J Buck, 2nd base off D Lowery/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Gomez (M Maier at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (C Gomez-A Casilla).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Duckworth (L, 3-3) 6.0 2 2 1 4 5 0 4.50
R. Mahay 0.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 3.48
L. Nunez 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.98
D. Lowery 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 10.38
J. Gobble 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.81
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 11-4) 7.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 3.45
J. Mijares 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00
J. Nathan 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.34
WP - S Baker.
HBP - B Harris (by B Duckworth); D Young (by B Duckworth).
Pitches-strikes - B Duckworth 116-67; R Mahay 18-9; L Nunez 8-8; D Lowery 18-10; J Gobble 9-6; S Baker 99-70; J Mijares 16-11; J Nathan 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duckworth 9-6; R Mahay 0-0; L Nunez 0-1; D Lowery 1-1; J Gobble 0-1; S Baker 5-6; J Mijares 1-1; J Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced - B Duckworth 28; R Mahay 4; L Nunez 2; D Lowery 4; J Gobble 2; S Baker 25; J Mijares 4; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 42,942.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY FIRST BASEMAN RYAN SHEALY LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING DUE TO TIGHTNESS IN HIS LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 28, 2008 6:26 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
2-4
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
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2 RBI