67-64
6 - 1
57-73

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kansas City's James Shields is accustomed to pitching in close games this season.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 13 0
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 1

Scoring Summary

Top 8th: Kansas City
Chris GetzDFP
singled to shallow right,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored,
David LoughDFP
to third
KC 1 - MIN 0
Jarrod DysonDFP
reached on bunt single,
David LoughDFP
scored,
Chris GetzDFP
to third,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to second
KC 2 - MIN 0
Alex GordonDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Chris GetzDFP
,
Alcides EscobarDFP
and
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored,
Alex GordonDFP
out at third
KC 5 - MIN 0
Bottom 8th: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
doubled to left,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
scored,
Pedro FlorimónDFP
to third
KC 5 - MIN 1
Top 9th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
homered to right
KC 6 - MIN 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Emilio BonifacioDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .232
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .294
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
5 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 .294
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275
David LoughDFP
RF
5 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .288
Chris GetzDFP
2B
5 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 4 .224
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .235
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .252
Totals 40 6 13 6 1 3 8 2 18
Batting
2B - A Gordon 2 (24, K Correia, C Thielbar); E Bonifacio (20, K Correia)
HR - B Butler (14, 9th inning off R Pressly 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Gordon 3 (69), B Butler (67), C Getz (17), J Dyson (13)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 2, S Perez 1, A Escobar 1, J Dyson 2
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - D Lough (5, 2nd base off J Burton/R Doumit), C Getz (12, 2nd base off J Burton/R Doumit)
Fielding
DP - 1 (E Bonifacio-C Getz-E Hosmer)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .243
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .221
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .261
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .215
Ryan DoumitDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .243
Chris ColabelloDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .198
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .230
Clete ThomasDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .230
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .224
Totals 29 1 4 1 0 4 11 1 13
Batting
2B - B Dozier (29, J Shields)
RBI - B Dozier (55)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 3, C Thomas 1
GIDP - T Plouffe
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - P Florimon (10, 2nd base off J Shields/S Perez)
Fielding
E - P Florimon (12, field)
Outfield assists - C Herrmann

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 9-8)
7.1 4 1 1 4 7 0 1.26 3.14
Will SmithDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.93 3.18
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.18 3.53

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Kevin CorreiaDFP
7.0 6 0 0 2 7 0 1.44 4.32
Jared BurtonDFP
(L, 2-8)
0.1 3 4 4 1 1 0 1.24 3.77
Caleb ThielbarDFP
0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.93 1.11
Ryan PresslyDFP
1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.32 3.88
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 114-67; W Smith 7-6; K Herrera 13-9; K Correia 118-72; J Burton 28-17; C Thielbar 12-8; R Pressly 14-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 7-6; W Smith 0-0; K Herrera 1-0; K Correia 9-4; J Burton 2-0; C Thielbar 2-0; R Pressly 2-2
Batters faced - J Shields 28; W Smith 2; K Herrera 3; K Correia 30; J Burton 5; C Thielbar 4; R Pressly 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:10.
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Alan Porter. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Weather: 91 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 27,006.