Minnesota 5, Kansas City 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 10 1
Minnesota 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 X 5 9 0
WP: J. Manship (2-0) S: M. Capps (10)
LP: S. O'Sullivan (2-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- B. Pena grounded out to second, K. Ka'aihue scored, A. Gordon to second
- C. Getz doubled to left, A. Gordon scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Thome scored, D. Young to third
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Thome doubled to right center, M. Cuddyer scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep left center, J. Mauer scored
- J. Thome homered to deep right
Top 6th: Kansas City
- B. Pena doubled to right center, A. Gordon scored
- Y. Betancourt grounded out to second, B. Pena scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
G. Blanco cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .246
M. Maier rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .255
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
K. Ka'aihue 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .196
W. Betemit 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .305
A. Gordon lf 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .234
B. Pena c 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .231
C. Getz 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .235
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .262
 Totals 35 4 10 4 0 2 5 0 16  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (7, J Manship); B Pena (6, J Manship); C Getz (9, K Slowey).
S - C Getz.
RBI - B Pena 2 (10), C Getz (17), Y Betancourt (68).
2-out RBI - C Getz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 2, W Betemit 1, Y Betancourt 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - A Gordon (4, 2nd base by J Crain/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - A Gordon (7, field).
Outfield assists - G Blanco.
DP - 1 (G Blanco-B Pena).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 .267
O. Hudson 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .283
J. Mauer c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324
J. Kubel rf 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .260
    J. Repko rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .275
J. Thome dh 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .275
D. Young lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .300
J.J. Hardy ss 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .261
M. Tolbert 3b 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 31 5 9 5 2 6 5 0 12  
 Batting
2B - J Thome (16, S O'Sullivan); D Young (38, S O'Sullivan).
HR - J Kubel (19, 5th inning off S O'Sullivan 1 on, 1 Out), J Thome (21, 5th inning off S O'Sullivan 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Tolbert.
RBI - J Kubel 2 (83), J Thome 2 (51), M Tolbert (14).
2-out RBI - J Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 4, M Cuddyer 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Mauer-J Hardy).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. O'Sullivan (L, 2-5) 4.2 7 5 5 5 4 2 1.40 5.83  
D. Hughes 3.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.51 4.22  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
K. Slowey 4.0 7 2 2 1 2 0 1.29 4.39  
J. Manship (W, 2-0) 2.0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1.05 2.92  
R. Flores 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 6.75  
M. Guerrier (H, 22) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.14 3.52  
J. Crain (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.12 2.72  
M. Capps (S, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.39 2.00  
Pitches-strikes - S O'Sullivan 97-48; D Hughes 45-29; K Slowey 77-46; J Manship 34-23; R Flores 5-3; M Guerrier 8-5; J Crain 12-5; M Capps 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - S O'Sullivan 6-7; D Hughes 5-3; K Slowey 5-7; J Manship 3-1; R Flores 0-0; M Guerrier 0-3; J Crain 0-1; M Capps 1-1.
Batters faced - S O'Sullivan 26; D Hughes 12; K Slowey 20; J Manship 8; R Flores 1; M Guerrier 3; J Crain 3; M Capps 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Mike Muchlinski. 3B--Brian Knight.

Updated on Monday, Sep 6, 2010 6:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Pena Brayan Pena
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Thome Jim Thome
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI