Minnesota 13, Kansas City 4
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(65-97)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 12 0
Minnesota 4 0 3 0 1 1 1 3 X 13 11 0
WP: C. Pavano (14-12)
LP: L. Hochevar (7-13)
(86-76)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep right, D. Span and J. Mauer scored
- D. Young homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep left, O. Cabrera and J. Mauer scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to shallow right, A. Callaspo scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- D. Young homered to deep left
Top 6th: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo tripled to deep center, M. Jacobs scored
- J. Buck grounded out to shortstop, A. Callaspo scored
- A. Gordon homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- O. Cabrera doubled to shallow left, D. Span scored
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert doubled to shallow right, C. Gomez scored, J. Morales to third
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- O. Cabrera doubled to shallow left, D. Span scored
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, O. Cabrera scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist lf 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .265
M. Maier cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .243
B. Butler 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .301
    B. Pena ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
M. Jacobs dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
A. Callaspo 2b 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .300
    T. Hulett 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
M. Teahen rf 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .271
J. Buck c 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .247
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 5 .232
L. Hernandez ss 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .205
 Totals 39 4 12 4 1 2 9 0 21  
 Batting
2B - A Callaspo (41, C Pavano); M Teahen 2 (34, C Pavano 2); L Hernandez (1, C Pavano).
3B - A Callaspo (8, C Pavano).
HR - A Gordon (6, 6th inning off C Pavano 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Callaspo (73), M Teahen (50), J Buck (36), A Gordon (22).
2-out RBI - A Gordon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 1, B Butler 3, A Gordon 2, L Hernandez 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 .312
O. Cabrera ss 5 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 .285
    B. Buscher 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Mauer c 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .364
J. Kubel rf 4 2 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 .300
    C. Gomez pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227
M. Cuddyer 1b 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .276
D. Young lf 5 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 .285
J. Morales dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .316
M. Tolbert 3b-ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .228
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .228
 Totals 35 13 11 13 5 7 4 2 14  
 Batting
2B - O Cabrera 2 (36, A Lerew, Y Yabuta); M Tolbert (7, Y Yabuta).
HR - J Kubel 2 (27, 1st inning off L Hochevar 2 on, 1 Out, 3rd inning off L Hochevar 2 on, 0 Out), M Cuddyer (32, 8th inning off Y Yabuta 1 on, 2 Out), D Young 2 (12, 1st inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 2 Out, 5th inning off A Lerew 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - O Cabrera 2 (75), J Kubel 6 (102), M Cuddyer 2 (94), D Young 2 (60), M Tolbert (18).
2-out RBI - O Cabrera, M Cuddyer 2, D Young 2, M Tolbert.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mauer 2, N Punto 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (23, 2nd base off L Hochevar/J Buck), C Gomez (14, 2nd base off Y Yabuta/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 7-13) 3.0 4 7 7 3 2 3 1.49 6.55  
A. Lerew 2.2 2 2 2 3 2 1 1.65 4.05  
D. Hughes 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.50 5.14  
Y. Yabuta 2.0 4 3 3 1 0 1 2.57 13.50  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Pavano (W, 14-12) 5.2 8 4 4 1 7 1 1.37 5.10  
B. Keppel 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.54 4.96  
R. Mahay 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.68 4.32  
J. Rauch (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.27 1.80  
B. Duensing 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.37 3.64  
J. Crain 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.47 4.65  
F. Liriano 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.55 5.80  
HPB - M Maier (by R Mahay).
Pitches-strikes - L Hochevar 58-35; A Lerew 57-31; D Hughes 3-2; Y Yabuta 44-29; C Pavano 93-66; B Keppel 6-5; R Mahay 5-2; J Rauch 4-3; B Duensing 11-8; J Crain 14-10; F Liriano 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hochevar 5-5; A Lerew 3-3; D Hughes 1-1; Y Yabuta 2-5; C Pavano 6-6; B Keppel 1-0; R Mahay 0-0; J Rauch 0-0; B Duensing 1-2; J Crain 1-2; F Liriano 2-1.
Batters faced - L Hochevar 16; A Lerew 13; D Hughes 2; Y Yabuta 11; C Pavano 26; B Keppel 2; R Mahay 1; J Rauch 1; B Duensing 3; J Crain 5; F Liriano 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rick Reed. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Mark Wegner.

Updated on Monday, Oct 5, 2009 3:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Callaspo Alberto Callaspo
2-3
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Kubel Jason Kubel
3-4, 2 HR
6 RBI