Minnesota 10, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-81)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
Minnesota 0 1 6 2 0 1 0 0 X 10 13 0
WP: F. Liriano (13-7)
LP: B. Bannister (7-12)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- J.J. Hardy hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Thome scored, D. Young to third
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to center, D. Span scored
- D. Young singled to shallow left, J. Kubel and M. Cuddyer scored, J. Thome to second
- J.J. Hardy singled to shallow center, J. Thome and D. Young scored
- M. Tolbert tripled to deep right center, J.J. Hardy scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- J. Fields homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- D. Young doubled to left, O. Hudson and J. Mauer scored, J. Thome to third
Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. Miller scored, Y. Betancourt to second on wild pitch
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Thome homered to deep right
Top 9th: Kansas City
- G. Blanco singled to shallow right, J. Dyson scored, Y. Betancourt to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
G. Blanco cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 .244
M. Aviles 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289
B. Butler 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313
    K. Ka'aihue 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
W. Betemit dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .299
J. Fields 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .385
A. Gordon lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .230
    J. Dyson ph 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
B. Pena c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234
    L. May ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
J. Miller rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .280
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .264
 Totals 36 3 9 2 1 2 6 0 16  
 Batting
2B - J Miller (2, F Liriano).
HR - J Fields (1, 4th inning off F Liriano 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Blanco (7), J Fields (1).
2-out RBI - G Blanco, J Fields.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Blanco 1, M Aviles 4, J Fields 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .267
    B. Revere ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
O. Hudson 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
J. Mauer c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325
    J. Morales c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
J. Kubel rf 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 5 .259
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .275
J. Thome dh 1 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .278
    T. Plouffe phdh-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .129
D. Young lf 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 .303
J.J. Hardy ss 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 .262
M. Tolbert 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .238
 Totals 36 10 13 10 1 4 5 1 14  
 Batting
2B - D Young 2 (40, B Bannister, L Hochevar).
3B - M Tolbert (3, B Bannister).
HR - J Thome (22, 6th inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - J Hardy.
RBI - J Kubel (84), J Thome (52), D Young 4 (97), J Hardy 3 (34), M Tolbert (15).
2-out RBI - J Kubel, D Young 4, J Hardy 2, M Tolbert.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1, J Kubel 2, J Hardy 2, M Tolbert 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (21, 2nd base off B Bannister/B Pena).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Bannister (L, 7-12) 2.2 8 7 7 2 0 0 1.63 6.32  
G. Holland 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.88 7.42  
L. Hochevar 3.0 5 3 3 1 3 1 1.41 5.11  
J. Chavez 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.87 7.64  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
F. Liriano (W, 13-7) 7.0 7 2 2 0 4 1 1.24 3.24  
G. Perkins 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.64 8.18  
P. Neshek 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.31 5.06  
WP - B Bannister, F Liriano.
HBP - J Thome (by L Hochevar).
Pitches-strikes - B Bannister 56-33; G Holland 2-1; L Hochevar 53-33; J Chavez 30-20; F Liriano 96-61; G Perkins 16-14; P Neshek 25-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bannister 9-4; G Holland 1-0; L Hochevar 3-7; J Chavez 1-3; F Liriano 14-8; G Perkins 2-0; P Neshek 0-3.
Batters faced - B Bannister 18; G Holland 1; L Hochevar 16; J Chavez 7; F Liriano 28; G Perkins 4; P Neshek 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Gerry Davis.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010 4:12 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Fields Josh Fields
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
3-4
4 RBI