68-55
12 - 6
55-67

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals scored seven runs in the second inning. Then they really started hitting the ball.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 7 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 12 13 0
Min 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 6 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Minnesota
Kennys VargasDFP
singled to left,
Danny SantanaDFP
scored,
Joe MauerDFP
to second
KC 0 - MIN 1
Top 2nd: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
singled to shallow center,
Billy ButlerDFP
and
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Josh WillinghamDFP
to second
KC 2 - MIN 1
Nori AokiDFP
singled to center,
Josh WillinghamDFP
and
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored,
Jarrod DysonDFP
to third
KC 4 - MIN 1
Omar InfanteDFP
safe at first on second baseman
Brian DozierDFP
's fielding error,
Jarrod DysonDFP
and
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 6 - MIN 1
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to shallow left,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
to second
KC 7 - MIN 1
Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Joe MauerDFP
homered to deep left
KC 7 - MIN 2
Top 5th: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
homered to deep center,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored
KC 9 - MIN 2
Bottom 5th: Minnesota
Kennys VargasDFP
homered to deep right center,
Joe MauerDFP
scored
KC 9 - MIN 4
Top 7th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
homered to deep left
KC 10 - MIN 4
Josh WillinghamDFP
doubled to shallow center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 11 - MIN 4
Bottom 8th: Minnesota
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
homered to deep right,
Kennys VargasDFP
scored
KC 11 - MIN 6
Top 9th: Kansas City
Josh WillinghamDFP
homered to deep left
KC 12 - MIN 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
5 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 4 .271
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254
Christian ColónDFP
2B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .266
Erik KratzDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 .284
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
4 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .214
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .198
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
5 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .280
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .286
Totals 40 12 13 10 3 2 6 1 14
Batting
2B - J Willingham (8, R Pressly)
3B - A Gordon (1, R Pressly)
HR - S Perez (15, 7th inning off R Pressly 0 on, 0 Out), A Gordon (13, 5th inning off C Thielbar 1 on, 1 Out), J Willingham (13, 9th inning off B Duensing 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - N Aoki 2 (30), S Perez (51), B Butler (51), A Gordon 2 (55), J Willingham 2 (39), A Escobar 2 (42)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Aoki 2
GIDP - A Gordon
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - N Aoki (15, 2nd base off T Milone/K Suzuki)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
SS
5 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .316
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
Joe MauerDFP
1B
2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .275
Kennys VargasDFP
DH
4 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 .317
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
4 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 2 .225
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .307
Chris ParmeleeDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .253
Eduardo EscobarDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .272
Jordan SchaferDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Totals 34 6 7 6 3 2 9 0 7
Batting
2B - K Vargas (2, J Frasor)
3B - D Santana (4, J Guthrie)
HR - J Mauer (4, 3rd inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 2 Out), K Vargas (3, 5th inning off J Guthrie 1 on, 2 Out), O Arcia (11, 8th inning off J Frasor 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Mauer (31), K Vargas 3 (15), O Arcia 2 (32)
2-out RBI - J Mauer, K Vargas 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Suzuki 1, J Schafer 1
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - B Dozier (9, field)
DP - 1 (S Deduno-B Dozier-D Santana-J Mauer)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeremy GuthrieDFP
(W, 9-10)
7.0 5 4 4 2 7 2 1.34 4.48
Jason FrasorDFP
1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 1.32 3.16
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.17 1.56

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tommy MiloneDFP
(L, 6-4)
1.1 4 7 6 2 1 0 1.29 3.99
Samuel DedunoDFP
2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 4.41
Caleb ThielbarDFP
2.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 1.21 3.35
Ryan PresslyDFP
1.0 4 2 2 0 1 1 1.08 2.08
Jared BurtonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.28 4.28
Brian DuensingDFP
1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.24 2.44
Pitching
HBP - E Escobar (by J Guthrie); A Gordon (by T Milone); M Moustakas (by R Pressly)
Pitches-strikes - J Guthrie 101-68; J Frasor 21-12; K Herrera 15-9; T Milone 40-22; S Deduno 31-20; C Thielbar 30-19; R Pressly 24-16; J Burton 11-9; B Duensing 15-10
Ground balls-fly balls - J Guthrie 7-8; J Frasor 0-1; K Herrera 1-0; T Milone 6-1; S Deduno 4-2; C Thielbar 1-3; R Pressly 2-1; J Burton 0-2; B Duensing 1-2
Batters faced - J Guthrie 29; J Frasor 5; K Herrera 3; T Milone 12; S Deduno 8; C Thielbar 9; R Pressly 8; J Burton 3; B Duensing 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:51.
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Chris Segal. 2B--David Rackley. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 78 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 31,455.