49-61
7 - 0
57-53

Game Story

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Andrew Albers still remembers exactly what he was thinking about as he drove the 40 hours from Arizona to Florida for one last chance at being a big league ballplayer.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 7 8 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
homered to deep left
MIN 1 - KC 0
Justin MorneauDFP
homered to deep right,
Jamey CarrollDFP
scored
MIN 3 - KC 0
Top 2nd: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Chris HerrmannDFP
scored
MIN 4 - KC 0
Top 4th: Minnesota
Chris ColabelloDFP
homered to deep center
MIN 5 - KC 0
Top 6th: Minnesota
Chris ColabelloDFP
scored,
Chris HerrmannDFP
to second on balk
MIN 6 - KC 0
Brian DozierDFP
singled to shallow right,
Chris HerrmannDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to second advancing on throw
MIN 7 - KC 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .236
Jamey CarrollDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .213
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .317
Justin MorneauDFP
DH
4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 .265
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .258
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .185
Chris HerrmannDFP
C
3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .241
Clete ThomasDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .230
Doug BernierDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241
Totals 33 7 8 6 3 2 8 0 9
Batting
2B - J Carroll (6, J Shields)
HR - B Dozier (10, 1st inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out), J Morneau (11, 1st inning off J Shields 1 on, 1 Out), C Colabello (3, 4th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out)
S - D Bernier
SF - B Dozier
RBI - B Dozier 3 (43), J Morneau 2 (59), C Colabello (6)
2-out RBI - B Dozier
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier 1, J Carroll 2, O Arcia 1
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - 2 (J Carroll-B Dozier-J Mauer, B Dozier-D Bernier-J Mauer)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .295
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .276
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Miguel TejadaDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
George KottarasDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Totals 29 0 4 0 0 2 2 0 9
Batting
GIDP - B Butler, A Gordon
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - J Shields (1, throw)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Andrew AlbersDFP
(W, 1-0)
8.1 4 0 0 1 2 0 0.60 0.00
Casey FienDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.85 2.66

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(L, 6-8)
6.0 8 7 7 2 3 3 1.27 3.36
Will SmithDFP
3.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.88 3.26
Pitching
BALK - J Shields
HBP - C Thomas (by J Shields)
Pitches-strikes - A Albers 109-67; C Fien 9-4; J Shields 110-66; W Smith 44-29
Ground balls-fly balls - A Albers 17-8; C Fien 1-0; J Shields 6-10; W Smith 2-2
Batters faced - A Albers 29; C Fien 2; J Shields 29; W Smith 9
Game Details
Game Time: 2:33.
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Chris Conroy. 2B--Will Little. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Weather: 87 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 18,924.