Minnesota 11, Kansas City 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 4 0 11 13 1
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 9 1
WP: S. Baker (14-9)
LP: L. DiNardo (0-2)
(63-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo homered to right
- B. Pena homered to deep right
Top 4th: Minnesota
- D. Young safe at first on shortstop Y. Betancourt's throwing error, J. Kubel scored, M. Cuddyer to third
- B. Harris hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Cuddyer scored
- D. Span tripled to deep center, D. Young, M. Tolbert and N. Punto scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to center, B. Harris and M. Tolbert scored, D. Span picked off at second, pitcher to first
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo doubled to left, M. Jacobs scored
- A. Gordon grounded out to third, A. Callaspo scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to shallow left center, M. Tolbert scored, N. Punto to third
- O. Cabrera singled to shallow left center, N. Punto scored, D. Span to second
- J. Mauer doubled to deep right center, D. Span and O. Cabrera scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to shallow right, M. Maier scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- Y. Betancourt grounded into fielder's choice, B. Pena scored, A. Gordon out at second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 5 1 4 6 0 0 0 0 1 .311
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 .273
J. Mauer c 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 .371
J. Kubel rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .296
    C. Gomez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .277
D. Young lf 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 .271
B. Harris dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .264
M. Tolbert 3b 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .228
N. Punto 2b 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .230
 Totals 36 11 13 11 0 5 7 0 14  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (28, Y Yabuta); M Tolbert (5, Y Yabuta).
3B - D Span (10, L DiNardo).
S - N Punto.
SF - B Harris.
RBI - D Span 6 (66), O Cabrera (68), J Mauer 2 (92), D Young (48), B Harris (36).
2-out RBI - D Span 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 2, D Young 1.
GIDP - O Cabrera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
Picked Off - D Span (1st base, J Wright).
 
 Fielding
E - O Cabrera (23, field).
DP - 2 (M Cuddyer-O Cabrera, O Cabrera-M Cuddyer).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .265
M. Maier lf 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .255
B. Butler 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .305
M. Jacobs dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .229
A. Callaspo 2b 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .302
B. Pena c 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .275
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .224
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .241
J. Anderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
 Totals 34 6 9 6 2 2 6 0 8  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (50, R Mahay); A Callaspo (38, S Baker).
HR - A Callaspo (11, 2nd inning off S Baker 0 on, 0 Out), B Pena (6, 2nd inning off S Baker 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Butler (92), A Callaspo 2 (72), B Pena (16), A Gordon (19), Y Betancourt (45).
2-out RBI - B Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Jacobs 1.
GIDP - B Butler.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - Y Betancourt (17, throw).
Outfield assists - J Anderson.
DP - 1 (A Callaspo-B Butler).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Baker (W, 14-9) 6.1 6 4 4 1 5 2 1.17 4.48  
R. Mahay 1.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.70 4.47  
B. Keppel 1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1.47 4.96  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. DiNardo (L, 0-2) 5.0 8 7 3 3 2 0 2.31 7.52  
J. Wright 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.51 4.44  
Y. Yabuta 0.1 4 4 4 1 1 0 2.82 14.73  
K. Farnsworth 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.45 4.42  
V. Marte 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 7.20  
WP - Y Yabuta.
HPB - J Kubel (by L DiNardo); M Cuddyer (by K Farnsworth).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 91-68; R Mahay 22-12; B Keppel 17-13; L DiNardo 102-66; J Wright 28-14; Y Yabuta 31-17; K Farnsworth 12-6; V Marte 5-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 6-10; R Mahay 3-2; B Keppel 2-1; L DiNardo 12-5; J Wright 2-1; Y Yabuta 0-1; K Farnsworth 0-0; V Marte 1-2.
Batters faced - S Baker 24; R Mahay 7; B Keppel 5; L DiNardo 26; J Wright 7; Y Yabuta 6; K Farnsworth 3; V Marte 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Ejections: MINNESOTA Manager R Gardenhire ejected in the (8th).

Updated on Saturday, Sep 26, 2009 11:24 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
4-5
6 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Callaspo Alberto Callaspo
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI