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Game Story

The Royals were trailing the Twins by a run in the ninth inning Tuesday night, and Kansas City manager Ned Yost was on the top step of the dugout, conferring with catching coach Pedro Grifol about the potential decisions he would have to make. Alcides Escobar led off with a blooper to shallow right...
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Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 0

Scoring Summary

Top 7th: Minnesota
Joe Mauer singled to center, Brian Dozier scored
MIN 1 - KC 0
Bottom 9th: Kansas City
Alex Gordon homered to deep right center, Alcides Escobar scored
MIN 1 - KC 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .323
Brian Dozier2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
Joe Mauer1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Kennys VargasDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Oswaldo ArciaRF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .225
Trevor Plouffe3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .251
Kurt SuzukiC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
Eduardo EscobarSS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .279
Jordan SchaferLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
Totals 29 1 5 1 0 2 6 0 6
Batting
2B - B Dozier (29, D Duffy)
RBI - J Mauer (40)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Santana 2, T Plouffe 1
GIDP - T Plouffe 2
Team LOB - 3
Running
Picked Off - D Santana (1st base, D Duffy)
Fielding
DP - 1 (B Dozier-J Mauer)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jarrod DysonCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Alcides EscobarSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
Alex GordonLF 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .283
Billy Butler1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Salvador PérezC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Josh WillinghamDH 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .221
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .207
Lorenzo CainRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .299
Christian Colón2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .355
Totals 27 2 5 2 1 1 8 1 10
Batting
HR - A Gordon (16, 9th inning off G Perkins 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Gordon 2 (59)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 1, M Moustakas 1
GIDP - J Willingham
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - C Colon (2, 2nd base off R Nolasco/K Suzuki)
CS - J Dyson (6, 2nd base by R Nolasco/K Suzuki)
Fielding
DP - 2 (C Colon-B Butler, M Moustakas-C Colon-B Butler)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky Nolasco 7.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 1.53 5.62
Jared Burton(HLD, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.31 4.27
Glen Perkins(L, 3-1)(BS, 5) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.10 2.77

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny Duffy 6.2 4 1 1 2 4 0 1.07 2.47
Kelvin Herrera 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.16 1.47
Wade Davis(W, 7-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.84 0.78
Pitching
WP - K Herrera
HBP - B Butler 2 (by R Nolasco 2)
Pitches-strikes - R Nolasco 97-62; J Burton 13-9; G Perkins 4-3; D Duffy 95-63; K Herrera 20-14; W Davis 11-8
Ground balls-fly balls - R Nolasco 5-8; J Burton 1-0; G Perkins 0-2; D Duffy 11-4; K Herrera 0-1; W Davis 2-0
Batters faced - R Nolasco 25; J Burton 3; G Perkins 2; D Duffy 23; K Herrera 5; W Davis 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:38.
Umpires: HP--Dana DeMuth. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--Lance Barrett.
Weather: 91 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 13,847.