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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 MauerDFP
singled to center,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
MIN 1 - KC 0
Bottom 9th: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
homered to deep right center,
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
MIN 1 - KC 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .323
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Kennys VargasDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .225
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .251
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .279
Jordan SchaferDFP
LF
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 DysonDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .283
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .221
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .207
Lorenzo CainDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .299
Christian ColónDFP
2B
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 NolascoDFP
7.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 1.53 5.62
Jared BurtonDFP
(HLD, 13)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.31 4.27
Glen PerkinsDFP
(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 DuffyDFP
6.2 4 1 1 2 4 0 1.07 2.47
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.16 1.47
Wade DavisDFP
(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.