Minnesota 10, Kansas City 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 7 14 1
Minnesota 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 X 10 11 2
WP: J. Manship (1-1) S: J. Nathan (46)
LP: L. DiNardo (0-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to second, O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to second
- D. Young homered to deep left center, J. Mauer, J. Kubel and M. Cuddyer scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer walked, D. Span scored, O. Cabrera to third, J. Mauer to second
- D. Young grounded into fielder's choice, O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to third, M. Cuddyer out at second
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep right center
- B. Harris doubled to right, M. Cuddyer scored, D. Young to third
- M. Tolbert hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Young scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- Y. Betancourt singled to shallow center, A. Gordon scored
- M. Maier singled to center, L. Hernandez scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- L. Hernandez singled to shallow left, A. Callaspo and M. Teahen scored, A. Gordon to second
- J. Anderson singled to shallow left, A. Gordon scored, L. Hernandez to second
Top 8th: Kansas City
- M. Maier singled to left center, M. Olivo and A. Gordon scored, L. Hernandez to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .266
    J. Anderson ph-cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 .240
M. Maier cf-lf 5 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 3 .249
B. Butler 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .305
B. Pena dh 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270
A. Callaspo 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .299
M. Teahen rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .271
M. Olivo c 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .248
A. Gordon 3b 4 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .229
Y. Betancourt ss 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .245
    L. Hernandez pr-ss 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .191
 Totals 41 7 14 7 0 2 11 1 23  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (6, J Manship).
RBI - J Anderson (24), M Maier 3 (31), Y Betancourt (49), L Hernandez 2 (4).
2-out RBI - J Anderson, M Maier, L Hernandez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 1, B Pena 1, A Gordon 2.
GIDP - B Pena.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - W Bloomquist (25, 2nd base off J Manship/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - L DiNardo (1, field).
DP - 1 (A Gordon).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .314
O. Cabrera ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
J. Mauer c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .366
J. Kubel rf 5 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 3 .297
    C. Gomez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
M. Cuddyer 1b 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 .277
D. Young lf 4 2 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 .281
B. Harris dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .262
M. Tolbert 3b 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .231
 Totals 34 10 11 10 2 5 5 0 14  
 Batting
2B - D Span (16, L DiNardo); B Harris (22, V Marte).
3B - M Tolbert (1, J Bale).
HR - J Kubel (25, 4th inning off V Marte 0 on, 0 Out), D Young (10, 1st inning off L DiNardo 3 on, 1 Out).
SF - M Tolbert.
RBI - J Kubel 2 (96), M Cuddyer (91), D Young 5 (55), B Harris (37), M Tolbert (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1, J Mauer 1, B Harris 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - O Cabrera (25, field 2).
PB - J Mauer.
DP - 1 (N Punto-O Cabrera-M Cuddyer).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. DiNardo (L, 0-3) 1.0 6 7 5 2 0 1 2.58 9.28  
V. Marte 2.0 4 3 3 3 2 1 2.08 8.25  
C. Rosa 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.38  
J. Bale 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.84 5.72  
Y. Yabuta 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.58 13.50  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Manship (W, 1-1) 5.1 8 4 3 1 4 0 1.71 5.68  
J. Crain 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.46 4.74  
R. Mahay 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.68 4.32  
B. Keppel 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.50 4.96  
J. Mijares 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.14 2.04  
M. Guerrier (H, 33) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 2.26  
J. Nathan (S, 46) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.94 2.18  
HPB - L Hernandez (by J Mijares).
Pitches-strikes - L DiNardo 46-25; V Marte 45-23; C Rosa 44-31; J Bale 10-7; Y Yabuta 17-12; J Manship 96-63; J Crain 14-7; R Mahay 9-8; B Keppel 21-16; J Mijares 15-9; M Guerrier 7-5; J Nathan 15-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - L DiNardo 5-3; V Marte 4-3; C Rosa 4-3; J Bale 0-1; Y Yabuta 1-2; J Manship 11-4; J Crain 0-0; R Mahay 0-0; B Keppel 3-0; J Mijares 0-0; M Guerrier 0-1; J Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced - L DiNardo 12; V Marte 13; C Rosa 9; J Bale 3; Y Yabuta 3; J Manship 24; J Crain 3; R Mahay 2; B Keppel 6; J Mijares 3; M Guerrier 2; J Nathan 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.

Updated on Saturday, Oct 3, 2009 4:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Maier Mitch Maier
2-5
3 RBI
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
2-4, 1 HR
5 RBI