Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 11 0
Kansas City 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 4 6 0
WP: Z. Greinke (16-8) S: J. Soria (29)
LP: F. Liriano (5-13)
(64-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- Y. Betancourt homered to deep left, A. Callaspo and M. Olivo scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- Y. Betancourt scored on wild pitch
Top 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to second, O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to third
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .312
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .276
    A. Casilla pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
J. Mauer dh 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 .371
J. Kubel rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .293
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .277
D. Young lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271
J. Morales c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .337
M. Tolbert 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .225
N. Punto 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .231
 Totals 36 1 11 1 0 2 9 0 22  
 Batting
2B - O Cabrera (33, Z Greinke).
RBI - M Cuddyer (89).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 1, J Mauer 1, J Kubel 3, D Young 1, J Morales 1.
GIDP - J Kubel, J Morales.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Young.
PB - J Morales.
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-M Cuddyer, N Punto-M Cuddyer).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist lf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 .265
M. Maier cf-lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .252
B. Butler 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 .304
B. Pena dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .270
A. Callaspo 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301
M. Olivo c 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 .251
M. Teahen rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .268
    J. Anderson cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Y. Betancourt ss 3 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 .246
L. Hernandez 2b 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .182
 Totals 25 4 6 3 1 7 6 2 14  
 Batting
2B - A Callaspo (39, F Liriano); Y Betancourt (20, J Manship).
HR - Y Betancourt (6, 2nd inning off F Liriano 2 on, 1 Out).
S - M Teahen, L Hernandez.
RBI - Y Betancourt 3 (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, B Pena 1, M Teahen 2.
GIDP - W Bloomquist.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - W Bloomquist (24, 2nd base off F Liriano/J Morales), L Hernandez (1, 2nd base off F Liriano/J Morales).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (B Butler-Y Betancourt-Z Greinke, J Soria-Y Betancourt-B Butler).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
F. Liriano (L, 5-13) 1.2 3 3 3 3 1 1 1.56 5.88  
J. Manship 3.2 3 1 1 3 5 0 1.71 5.81  
B. Keppel 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.43 4.80  
J. Crain 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 4.75  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
Z. Greinke (W, 16-8) 7.0 7 1 1 2 8 0 1.07 2.06  
J. Soria (S, 29) 2.0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 2.25  
WP - J Manship 2.
HPB - D Young (by J Soria).
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 46-24; J Manship 68-34; B Keppel 19-10; J Crain 4-3; Z Greinke 97-67; J Soria 46-28.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 2-4; J Manship 3-3; B Keppel 1-0; J Crain 0-2; Z Greinke 8-6; J Soria 5-0.
Batters faced - F Liriano 11; J Manship 16; B Keppel 4; J Crain 3; Z Greinke 29; J Soria 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Eric Cooper.

Updated on Monday, Sep 28, 2009 3:59 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
O. Cabrera Orlando Cabrera
3-5
 Kansas City
Y. Betancourt Yuniesky Betancourt
3-3, 1 HR
3 RBI