Kansas City 7, Minnesota 5

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 3, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim Tschida, First Base - Mike Estabrook, Second Base - Jeff Nelson, Third Base - Mark Carlson,
Attendance - 31845

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 14-11 7-6 7-5 W2
Minnesota 12-13 9-8 3-5 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Minnesota Twins have a 9-8 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 7-5 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Royals have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Gil Meche pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.14. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 6 save s for the season. Scott Baker took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Jose Guillen had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Minnesota
Gil Meche Player Scott Baker
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 4
7 Hits 5
6.00 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Kansas City   Minnesota
Jose Guillen Player Justin Morneau
2 Hits 3
4 RBI 0
1 HR 0
6 TB 5
.667 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 10 1 17 .294 6 5 7 3 0 3
Minnesota 10 0 14 .270 15 7 4 2 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Twins have a W/L % of .462 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Royals have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .727 after a loss.
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