Odds:
KC-103
Stadium: Target Field
Attendance: 23,553
(17-24)
3
L: Alburquerque (0-1)
(21-17)
4
W: Kintzler (2-0)
Final 10
2345678910rhe
KC1200000003110
MIN0010000214101

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd
KC
1
0
Cheslor Cuthbert singled to shallow left center, Whit Merrifield scored, Alex Gordon to third
Top 3rd
KC
3
0
Jorge Bonifacio homered (378 ft.) to deep left, Eric Hosmer scored
Bottom 4th
MIN
3
1
Robbie Grossman homered (376 ft.) to deep right center
Bottom 9th
MIN
3
3
Kennys Vargas homered (443 ft.) to deep right center, Jason Castro scored
Bottom 10th
MIN
3
4
Jorge Polanco hit sacrifice fly to left, Joe Mauer scored

Batting

Kansas CityABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
SS500000014.178
CF501000000.287
1B513000001.299
C502000012.275
RF412210114.275
DH400000004.146
2B411001012.245
LF401000001.170
3B401100001.151
Totals403113111419
Batting
HR - J Bonifacio (3, 3rd inning off H Santiago, 1 on, 2 out)
RBI - J Bonifacio 2 (8), C Cuthbert (4)
2-out RBI - J Bonifacio 2, C Cuthbert
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 2, J Soler
GIDP - W Merrifield
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - W Merrifield (3, 2nd base off H Santiago/J Castro)
MinnesotaABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
2B501000010.230
DH-RF412110111.261
1B411000102.260
3B402000022.299
PR-3B000000100.300
RF-CF401000104.252
SS401100011.248
C411000003.202
CF200000110.174
PH111210000.233
P000000000.000
LF200000000.270
PH-LF200000001.222
Totals364104205614
Batting
2B - M Kepler (8, N Karns)
HR - R Grossman (3, 4th inning off N Karns, 0 on, 0 out), K Vargas (5, 9th inning off K Herrera, 1 on, 1 out)
RBI - R Grossman (12), J Polanco (17), K Vargas 2 (15)
SF - J Polanco
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kepler 2, J Castro 2
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
E - M Sanó (3)
DP - 2 (B Dozier-J Polanco-J Mauer, B Kintzler-B Dozier)

Pitching

Kansas CityIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
5.05110311.194.17
(H, 3)1.00001101.506.08
(H, 4)1.00001000.902.01
(H, 5)1.02000001.231.93
(BS, 2)1.03220211.224.50
(L, 0-1)0.00112001.256.75
0.10001002.3910.43
MinnesotaIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
5.08331111.343.96
2.00000300.982.53
1.01000001.677.80
1.00000001.203.38
(W, 2-0)1.02000001.211.89
Pitching
WP - M Strahm
Pitches-strikes - N Karns 72-48, M Strahm 22-11, M Minor 11-5, J Soria 20-13, K Herrera 21-16, A Alburquerque 9-1, T Wood 7-3, H Santiago 94-58, T Duffey 27-19, M Belisle 8-7, T Rogers 7-6, B Kintzler 18-11
Ground balls-fly balls - N Karns 2-10, M Strahm 0-2, M Minor 1-1, J Soria 3-1, K Herrera 2-2, A Alburquerque 0-0, T Wood 0-0, H Santiago 7-10, T Duffey 3-1, M Belisle 1-1, T Rogers 2-1, B Kintzler 2-0
Batters faced - N Karns 19, M Strahm 4, M Minor 4, J Soria 5, K Herrera 6, A Alburquerque 2, T Wood 2, H Santiago 24, T Duffey 7, M Belisle 3, T Rogers 3, B Kintzler 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20
Umpires: HP-Adam Hamari. 1B-Bill Miller. 2B-Ryan Blakney. 3B-Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 54 degrees. Overcast.
Wind: 13 MPH Left to Right.