Minnesota 7, Kansas City 5

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, May 1, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Jeff Nelson, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Mike Estabrook,
Attendance - 24727

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 10 0
Minnesota 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 7 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 12-11 7-6 5-5 L1
Minnesota 12-11 9-6 3-5 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 9-6 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 5-5 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up losses. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kevin Slowey pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.17. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 4 save s for the season. Sidney Ponson took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau hit homeruns for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Minnesota
Sidney Ponson Player Kevin Slowey
Loss W/L Win
4.1 IP 5.0
1 Strikeouts 4
9 Hits 8
14.54 ERA 9.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Minnesota
Jose Guillen Player Joe Mauer
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 1
0 HR 1
4 TB 6
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 10 0 13 .270 14 8 5 0 1 0
Minnesota 10 2 20 .312 9 4 7 4 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .545 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .700 after a loss.
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