54-51
7 - 2
45-60

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- James Shields watched Lorenzo Cain race back to the wall in left-center field, leap in the air and snatch Trevor Plouffe's drive away just before it landed in the bullpen.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 11 0
Min 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third,
Miguel TejadaDFP
to second
KC 1 - MIN 0
Justin MaxwellDFP
singled to shallow left,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Miguel TejadaDFP
to third
KC 2 - MIN 0
Top 3rd: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 3 - MIN 0
Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Joe MauerDFP
grounded out to second,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
KC 3 - MIN 1
Justin MorneauDFP
homered to deep center
KC 3 - MIN 2
Top 4th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Miguel TejadaDFP
to third,
Mike MoustakasDFP
out at second
KC 4 - MIN 2
Top 5th: Kansas City
Miguel TejadaDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
to third,
Lorenzo CainDFP
out at second
KC 5 - MIN 2
Top 6th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to shallow right,
Justin MaxwellDFP
and
Eric HosmerDFP
scored
KC 7 - MIN 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 .286
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .280
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 .260
Miguel TejadaDFP
2B
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .287
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .229
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 .243
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .235
Totals 36 7 11 7 0 4 3 1 17
Batting
2B - S Perez (19, S Diamond)
3B - A Gordon (5, S Diamond)
SF - E Hosmer, M Moustakas
RBI - E Hosmer (47), B Butler 2 (55), M Tejada (18), M Moustakas (25), J Maxwell (9), A Escobar (35)
2-out RBI - B Butler 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, M Moustakas 1
GIDP - A Escobar
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - E Hosmer (9, 2nd base off A Swarzak/R Doumit)
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Tejada-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .232
Doug BernierDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .250
Joe MauerDFP
DH
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .327
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .264
Ryan DoumitDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .243
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .243
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .265
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .192
Clete ThomasDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .228
Totals 31 2 5 2 1 6 9 0 15
Batting
2B - B Dozier (19, J Shields); J Morneau (26, J Shields)
HR - J Morneau (9, 3rd inning off J Shields 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Mauer (36), J Morneau (54)
2-out RBI - J Morneau
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Bernier 1, C Thomas 2
GIDP - T Plouffe
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - T Plouffe (8, field)
DP - 1 (T Plouffe-B Dozier-J Morneau)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 6-7)
6.0 5 2 2 5 4 1 1.25 3.08
Luke HochevarDFP
2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.84 1.67
Louis ColemanDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.60 0.00

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott DiamondDFP
(L, 5-10)
5.0 9 7 6 3 1 0 1.55 5.52
Anthony SwarzakDFP
3.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.18 3.19
Josh RoenickeDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.36 3.27
Pitching
WP - J Shields
IBB - L Cain (by S Diamond)
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 116-67; L Hochevar 26-16; L Coleman 17-10; S Diamond 92-59; A Swarzak 35-26; J Roenicke 17-12
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 6-9; L Hochevar 2-1; L Coleman 0-0; S Diamond 8-6; A Swarzak 6-1; J Roenicke 1-1
Batters faced - J Shields 28; L Hochevar 6; L Coleman 3; S Diamond 27; A Swarzak 11; J Roenicke 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:00.
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Dana DeMuth. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Weather: 78 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 35,448.