Kansas City 10, Minnesota 7

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 2, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Carlson, First Base - Tim Tschida, Second Base - Mike Estabrook, Third Base - Jeff Nelson,
Attendance - 29061

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Kansas City 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 3 10 15 2
Minnesota 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 7 14 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 13-11 7-6 6-5 W1
Minnesota 12-12 9-7 3-5 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Minnesota Twins have a 9-7 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 6-5 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Joakim Soria pitched 1.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.35. Craig Breslow took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota. Willie Bloomquist had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Minnesota
Brian Bannister Player Glen Perkins
Loss W/L Loss
5.1 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 10
5.06 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Kansas City   Minnesota
Willie Bloomquist Player Joe Mauer
3 Hits 4
1 RBI 1
1 HR 0
6 TB 5
.600 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 15 1 23 .319 24 5 8 5 2 2
Minnesota 14 1 19 .326 21 6 6 4 1 2

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .462 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 .727 after a loss.
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