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Game Story

After adding Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes in the offseason, the Twins expected their rotation to be better. Instead, the offense has been the biggest turnaround for Minnesota. Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, Brian Dozier connected for his fourth and Nolasco earned his initial win ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
Min 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 7 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
homered to deep left
KC 0 - MIN 1
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Aaron HicksDFP
walked,
Jason KubelDFP
scored,
Josmil PintoDFP
to third,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
to second
KC 0 - MIN 2
Brian DozierDFP
safe at first on third baseman
Mike MoustakasDFP
's fielding error,
Josmil PintoDFP
and
Kurt SuzukiDFP
scored,
Aaron HicksDFP
to third
KC 0 - MIN 4
Joe MauerDFP
homered to deep right center,
Aaron HicksDFP
and
Brian DozierDFP
scored
KC 0 - MIN 7
Top 5th: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
doubled to left,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 1 - MIN 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .171
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .091
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .290
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
Totals 33 1 6 1 0 1 5 0 10
Batting
2B - A Gordon 2 (4, R Nolasco, M Tonkin); S Perez (5, R Nolasco); L Cain (1, R Nolasco); A Escobar (2, R Nolasco)
RBI - L Cain (4)
2-out RBI - L Cain
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Aoki 1, E Hosmer 1, M Moustakas 2
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - M Moustakas (2, field); J Shields (1, field)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .182
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .267
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .349
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .286
Darin MastroianniDFP
RF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jason KubelDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .405
Josmil PintoDFP
DH
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .217
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
3 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .189
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .071
Totals 32 7 6 6 2 3 8 0 11
Batting
HR - B Dozier (4, 1st inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out), J Mauer (1, 2nd inning off J Shields 2 on, 1 Out)
RBI - B Dozier 2 (6), J Mauer 3 (4), A Hicks (3)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Pinto 1
Team LOB - 4

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(L, 0-2)
5.2 6 7 1 3 5 2 1.05 2.37
Danny DuffyDFP
2.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 0.00

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky NolascoDFP
(W, 1-1)
8.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 1.61 5.50
Michael TonkinDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 115-69; D Duffy 45-26; R Nolasco 106-58; M Tonkin 11-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 5-5; D Duffy 1-1; R Nolasco 16-8; M Tonkin 2-1
Batters faced - J Shields 28; D Duffy 7; R Nolasco 30; M Tonkin 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:35.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Scott Barry.
Weather: 50 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 15 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 23,963.