Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 11 1
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 1
WP: M. Guerrier (5-7) S: M. Capps (16)
LP: G. Meche (0-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- K. Ka'aihue homered to deep right center
- L. May singled to shallow left, A. Gordon scored, Y. Betancourt to third
Top 6th: Minnesota
- D. Butera singled to shallow left, M. Cuddyer scored, D. Valencia to third, J. Repko to second
- A. Casilla grounded into fielder's choice, D. Valencia scored, J. Repko to third, D. Butera out at second
Top 7th: Minnesota
- D. Young homered to left
Top 9th: Minnesota
- D. Young singled to second, O. Hudson scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .268
O. Hudson 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
D. Young dh 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .300
    B. Revere pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
J. Kubel rf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .246
M. Cuddyer 1b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .272
D. Valencia 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .323
J. Repko lf 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .234
D. Butera c 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .199
A. Casilla ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 .270
 Totals 38 4 11 4 1 3 8 0 11  
 Batting
2B - O Hudson (24, J Chavez).
HR - D Young (20, 7th inning off G Meche 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Young 2 (110), D Butera (12), A Casilla (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1, J Kubel 2, M Cuddyer 1, D Butera 2, A Casilla 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - D Butera (5, field).
DP - 1 (A Casilla-O Hudson-M Cuddyer).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 .205
M. Aviles 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .310
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .318
K. Ka'aihue 1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 3 .220
W. Betemit 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .307
A. Gordon lf 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .218
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .260
L. May c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .189
J. Miller rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .236
    G. Blanco ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 33 2 8 2 1 5 15 0 25  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (43, S Baker); Y Betancourt 2 (28, S Baker, B Fuentes).
HR - K Ka'aihue (8, 2nd inning off S Baker 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Ka'aihue (23), L May (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dyson 2, W Betemit 1, Y Betancourt 2, L May 1.
GIDP - B Butler.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - M Aviles (5, 2nd base by S Baker/D Butera).
 
 Fielding
E - J Dyson (2, field).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Baker 5.0 6 2 2 4 9 1 1.34 4.49  
M. Guerrier (W, 5-7) 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.11 3.21  
B. Fuentes (H, 3) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.09 2.87  
M. Capps (S, 16) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.23 2.08  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar 6.0 7 2 2 3 4 0 1.43 4.81  
G. Meche (L, 0-5) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.70 5.79  
R. Tejeda 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.34 3.66  
J. Chavez 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.60 6.12  
WP - B Fuentes, L Hochevar.
HBP - A Gordon (by S Baker).
Pitches-strikes - S Baker 100-57; M Guerrier 22-15; B Fuentes 29-18; M Capps 14-8; L Hochevar 98-61; G Meche 14-8; R Tejeda 14-9; J Chavez 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Baker 2-5; M Guerrier 0-0; B Fuentes 0-4; M Capps 2-0; L Hochevar 6-8; G Meche 0-3; R Tejeda 0-0; J Chavez 2-1.
Batters faced - S Baker 25; M Guerrier 5; B Fuentes 5; M Capps 4; L Hochevar 28; G Meche 4; R Tejeda 4; J Chavez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Tom Hallion.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 30, 2010 3:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Young Delmon Young
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
Y. Betancourt Yuniesky Betancourt
3-4