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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 ...
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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 Dozier homered to deep left
KC 0 - MIN 1
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Aaron Hicks walked, Jason Kubel scored, Josmil Pinto to third, Kurt Suzuki to second
KC 0 - MIN 2
Brian Dozier safe at first on third baseman Mike Moustakas's fielding error, Josmil Pinto and Kurt Suzuki scored, Aaron Hicks to third
KC 0 - MIN 4
Joe Mauer homered to deep right center, Aaron Hicks and Brian Dozier scored
KC 0 - MIN 7
Top 5th: Kansas City
Lorenzo Cain doubled to left, Alex Gordon scored
KC 1 - MIN 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
Eric Hosmer1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .171
Alex GordonLF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Salvador PérezC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .091
Lorenzo CainCF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .290
Alcides EscobarSS 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 Dozier2B 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .182
Joe Mauer1B 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .267
Trevor Plouffe3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .349
Chris ColabelloRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .286
Darin MastroianniRF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jason KubelLF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .405
Josmil PintoDH 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .217
Kurt SuzukiC 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Aaron HicksCF 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .189
Pedro FlorimónSS 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 Shields(L, 0-2) 5.2 6 7 1 3 5 2 1.05 2.37
Danny Duffy 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 Nolasco(W, 1-1) 8.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 1.61 5.50
Michael Tonkin 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.