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Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Needing a big hit, the Minnesota Twins instead turned a little tapper back to the mound into big trouble for the Kansas City Royals.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 7 1
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 X 4 5 2

Scoring Summary

Bottom 7th: Minnesota
Josmil PintoDFP
homered to deep left,
Darin MastroianniDFP
scored
KC 0 - MIN 2
Top 8th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
reached on bunt single,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to third,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to second,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third on third baseman
Trevor PlouffeDFP
's fielding error
KC 1 - MIN 2
Nori AokiDFP
sacrificed to pitcher,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to second
KC 2 - MIN 2
Eric HosmerDFP
doubled to deep center,
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
KC 3 - MIN 2
Bottom 8th: Minnesota
Chris HerrmannDFP
safe at first on pitcher
Wade DavisDFP
's throwing error,
Pedro FlorimónDFP
and
Brian DozierDFP
scored,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
to second
KC 3 - MIN 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .294
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .154
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .275
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .111
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Totals 32 3 7 2 0 1 5 0 7
Batting
2B - E Hosmer (3, B Duensing); M Moustakas (2, K Correia)
S - N Aoki
RBI - N Aoki (2), E Hosmer (2)
2-out RBI - E Hosmer
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 2, B Butler 1, A Escobar 1
GIDP - E Hosmer
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - W Davis (1, throw)
DP - 3 (J Vargas-O Infante-E Hosmer, J Vargas-O Infante-E Hosmer, O Infante)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .191
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .286
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .326
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .273
Chris HerrmannDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Jason KubelDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .385
Darin MastroianniDFP
PR-RF
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Josmil PintoDFP
DH
3 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 3 .231
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .200
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 .067
Totals 27 4 5 2 1 6 7 3 17
Batting
HR - J Pinto (3, 7th inning off J Vargas 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Pinto 2 (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Plouffe 1, J Pinto 1
GIDP - J Pinto, K Suzuki
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - J Mauer (1, 2nd base off J Vargas/S Perez), A Hicks (1, 2nd base off J Vargas/S Perez), P Florimon (3, 2nd base off A Crow/S Perez)
Fielding
E - T Plouffe (1, field); K Correia (2, field)
DP - 1 (B Dozier-P Florimon-J Mauer)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason VargasDFP
7.0 5 2 2 3 4 1 0.86 1.64
Aaron CrowDFP
(L, 0-1)
0.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.00 0.00
Wade DavisDFP
(BS, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.26 4.26

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Kevin CorreiaDFP
7.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 1.29 5.30
Brian DuensingDFP
(BS, 1)
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.30 0.00
Casey FienDFP
(W, 1-0)
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.40 5.40
Glen PerkinsDFP
(SV, 3)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.50 6.00
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Vargas 112-70; A Crow 14-6; W Davis 27-13; K Correia 87-54; B Duensing 4-4; C Fien 4-3; G Perkins 11-7
Ground balls-fly balls - J Vargas 9-5; A Crow 0-0; W Davis 1-0; K Correia 9-8; B Duensing 1-1; C Fien 0-0; G Perkins 0-1
Batters faced - J Vargas 26; A Crow 2; W Davis 5; K Correia 27; B Duensing 3; C Fien 1; G Perkins 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:47.
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 42 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 20,878.