68-64
8 - 1
57-74

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Salvador Perez and Danny Duffy both enjoyed big nights on Wednesday. After the game, they just wanted to talk about each other.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 2 8 13 0
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 2

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
homered to deep right center
KC 1 - MIN 0
Top 4th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
homered to deep left,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored
KC 3 - MIN 0
Top 8th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to shallow center,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored
KC 4 - MIN 0
Salvador PérezDFP
homered to deep left center,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored
KC 6 - MIN 0
Top 9th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
singled,
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
to third,
Eric HosmerDFP
to second
KC 7 - MIN 0
Salvador PérezDFP
grounded into double play shortstop to first,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored,
Eric HosmerDFP
to third,
Billy ButlerDFP
out at second
KC 8 - MIN 0
Bottom 9th: Minnesota
Justin MorneauDFP
homered to deep right
KC 8 - MIN 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .270
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .232
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .294
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 2 4 4 2 0 0 0 1 .281
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
David LoughDFP
RF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Jamey CarrollDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .208
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .259
Totals 40 8 13 7 3 2 3 1 12
Batting
2B - E Hosmer (27, C Fien); S Perez (20, A Albers); J Dyson (8, A Albers)
HR - A Gordon (15, 3rd inning off A Albers 0 on, 2 Out), S Perez 2 (9, 4th inning off A Albers 1 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off C Fien 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - A Gordon (70), B Butler 2 (69), S Perez 4 (60)
2-out RBI - A Gordon
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bonifacio 1, J Carroll 3, J Dyson 1
GIDP - A Gordon, S Perez
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - J Dyson (26, 3rd base off A Albers/C Herrmann)
Fielding
DP - 1 (D Duffy-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Wilkin RamirezDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .263
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .261
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .212
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .231
Chris HerrmannDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222
Chris ColabelloDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .192
Clete ThomasDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .228
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
3 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .228
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 1 10 2 9
Batting
HR - J Morneau (16, 9th inning off A Crow 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Morneau (73)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Ramirez 1, J Morneau 1, C Herrmann 1
GIDP - C Herrmann
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - P Florimon 2 (12, 2nd base off D Duffy/S Perez, 2nd base off D Duffy/S Perez)
Fielding
E - T Plouffe (11, field, throw)
DP - 2 (J Morneau-P Florimon, P Florimon-J Morneau)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny DuffyDFP
(W, 2-0)
6.2 5 0 0 0 7 0 1.04 1.10
Luke HochevarDFP
(HLD, 4)
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.87 1.88
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1.48 3.12

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Andrew AlbersDFP
(L, 2-2)
7.0 6 3 2 0 2 2 0.86 2.92
Casey FienDFP
0.1 3 3 3 0 1 1 0.98 4.08
Brian DuensingDFP
0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.43 3.66
Anthony SwarzakDFP
1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.20 2.96
Pitching
HBP - J Maxwell (by A Swarzak)
Pitches-strikes - D Duffy 103-73; L Hochevar 17-13; A Crow 21-14; A Albers 99-72; C Fien 13-9; B Duensing 10-6; A Swarzak 23-12
Ground balls-fly balls - D Duffy 3-8; L Hochevar 1-2; A Crow 1-1; A Albers 10-12; C Fien 0-2; B Duensing 2-1; A Swarzak 4-1
Batters faced - D Duffy 24; L Hochevar 4; A Crow 5; A Albers 28; C Fien 4; B Duensing 4; A Swarzak 7
Game Details
Game Time: 2:55.
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Alan Porter. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Weather: 88 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 27,379.