Kansas City 9, Minnesota 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(64-77)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 9 16 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 1
WP: W. Smith (5-7)
LP: S. Diamond (11-7)
(59-83)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur singled to left, S. Perez scored
- L. Cain tripled to left, J. Francoeur and E. Hosmer scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- S. Perez hit sacrifice fly to deep left center, A. Gordon scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Giavotella singled to shallow center, E. Hosmer scored
- A. Escobar tripled to left, J. Giavotella and L. Cain scored
- A. Escobar scored on wild pitch
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- R. Doumit singled to shallow center, J. Carroll scored, J. Morneau to third, R. Doumit to second on center fielder L. Cain's fielding error
Top 9th: Kansas City
- E. Hosmer homered to deep left
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 .266
A. Escobar ss 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 .296
A. Gordon lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .293
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .308
S. Perez c 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .317
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .250
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 .233
E. Hosmer 1b 5 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .243
J. Giavotella 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .250
 Totals 41 9 16 8 1 3 2 0 19  
 Batting
2B - L Cain (8, S Diamond); A Escobar (28, S Diamond); E Hosmer (21, L Perdomo); J Giavotella (6, S Diamond).
3B - L Cain (2, S Diamond); A Escobar (7, A Burnett); A Gordon (5, S Diamond).
HR - E Hosmer (14, 9th inning off A Burnett 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - S Perez.
RBI - L Cain 2 (30), A Escobar 2 (47), S Perez (31), J Francoeur (38), E Hosmer (58), J Giavotella (12).
2-out RBI - L Cain 2, E Hosmer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Cain 1, A Escobar 1, A Gordon 2, B Butler 1, J Francoeur 2.
GIDP - E Hosmer.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - L Cain (4, field).
DP - 2 (J Giavotella-A Escobar-E Hosmer, A Escobar-J Giavotella-E Hosmer).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Revere cf 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304
J. Carroll 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .258
J. Willingham lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .261
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .280
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .282
T. Plouffe dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .234
D. Mastroianni rf 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .263
E. Escobar 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .221
P. Florimon ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .253
 Totals 34 1 11 1 0 4 9 0 18  
 Batting
RBI - R Doumit (66).
2-out RBI - R Doumit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Carroll 2, J Morneau 1, T Plouffe 3, P Florimon 1.
GIDP - J Carroll, R Doumit.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - J Carroll (5, 2nd base by W Smith/S Perez), D Mastroianni (3, 3rd base by W Smith/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - R Doumit (2, field).
DP - 1 (P Florimon-J Morneau).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
W. Smith (W, 5-7) 7.0 7 0 0 3 7 0 1.53 4.94  
A. Crow 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.18 3.47  
L. Coleman 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.27 4.09  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Diamond (L, 11-7) 6.0 10 4 4 3 2 0 1.27 3.46  
L. Perdomo 1.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 2.08 5.19  
A. Burnett 2.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 1.37 3.25  
WP - S Diamond, A Burnett.
HBP - L Cain (by L Perdomo).
Pitches-strikes - W Smith 107-68; A Crow 21-11; L Coleman 21-13; S Diamond 98-63; L Perdomo 17-11; A Burnett 33-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Smith 9-4; A Crow 1-1; L Coleman 2-1; S Diamond 11-6; L Perdomo 3-1; A Burnett 6-2.
Batters faced - W Smith 27; A Crow 6; L Coleman 5; S Diamond 30; L Perdomo 7; A Burnett 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Dan Bellino. 2B--Mike Estabrook. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Weather: 93 degrees, clear.
Wind: 20 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 3:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
L. Cain Lorenzo Cain
3-5
2 RBI
 Minnesota
B. Revere Ben Revere
3-5