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Game Story

The Kansas City Royals conjured up a little more late-game magic Wednesday night. Shut down most of the night by the Twins' Phil Hughes, the Royals finally broke through with six runs in the eighth. Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run, and Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 1
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 X 6 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 7th: Minnesota
Oswaldo Arcia doubled to center, Kennys Vargas scored
MIN 1 - KC 0
Bottom 8th: Kansas City
Jarrod Dyson reached on bunt single to pitcher, Lorenzo Cain scored, Mike Moustakas to second
MIN 1 - KC 1
Nori Aoki singled to shallow left, Mike Moustakas scored, Jarrod Dyson to second, Jarrod Dyson out at third, Nori Aoki to second
MIN 1 - KC 2
Billy Butler singled to shallow right, Nori Aoki and Alcides Escobar scored, Alex Gordon to third
MIN 1 - KC 4
Salvador Pérez tripled to left center, Alex Gordon and Billy Butler scored
MIN 1 - KC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .319
Brian Dozier2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .236
Joe Mauer1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .273
Kennys VargasDH 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .330
Oswaldo ArciaRF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .225
Trevor Plouffe3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Kurt SuzukiC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .290
Eduardo EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .277
Jordan SchaferLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
Totals 32 1 5 1 0 0 9 1 7
Batting
2B - O Arcia (14, L Hendriks); T Plouffe (38, L Hendriks)
RBI - O Arcia (41)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier 1, K Suzuki 1
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - J Schafer (9, 2nd base off L Hendriks/S Perez)
Fielding
E - P Hughes (1, field)
Outfield assists - J Schafer
DP - 1 (B Dozier-E Escobar-J Mauer)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264
Greg HollandP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alcides EscobarSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
Alex GordonLF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .281
Billy Butler1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Salvador PérezC 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 .265
Raúl IbañezDH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .172
Lorenzo CainPR-DH-RF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .298
Mike Moustakas3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
Christian Colón2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .324
Jarrod DysonCF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Totals 32 6 9 6 0 1 4 2 11
Batting
3B - S Perez (1, C Fien)
RBI - N Aoki (32), B Butler 2 (56), S Perez 2 (57), J Dyson (23)
2-out RBI - B Butler 2, S Perez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, L Cain 1
GIDP - M Moustakas
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - A Escobar (25, 2nd base off P Hughes/K Suzuki), L Cain (21, 2nd base off P Hughes/K Suzuki)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil Hughes(L, 14-9) 7.2 7 4 4 0 4 0 1.18 3.70
Brian Duensing 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.35 3.23
Casey Fien 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.13 3.44

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Liam Hendriks 7.0 4 1 1 0 5 0 0.98 4.43
Wade Davis(W, 8-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.82 0.77
Greg Holland 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.01 1.75
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - P Hughes 91-71; B Duensing 5-1; C Fien 13-8; G Holland 14-13; L Hendriks 94-64; W Davis 13-8
Ground balls-fly balls - P Hughes 11-8; B Duensing 0-0; C Fien 0-1; G Holland 0-1; L Hendriks 9-4; W Davis 2-0
Batters faced - P Hughes 29; B Duensing 1; C Fien 3; G Holland 4; L Hendriks 25; W Davis 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:27.
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Lance Barrett. 3B--Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 83 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 17,668.