Kansas City 4, Minnesota 2

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, June 29, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 89°
Umpires - Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Sam Holbrook, Second Base - Dan Iassogna, Third Base - Charlie Reliford,
Attendance - 22066

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 2
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 39-39 24-15 15-24 L1
Kansas City 33-42 20-20 13-22 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Kansas City Royals have a 20-20 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 15-24 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up losses. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Luke Hochevar pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.96. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 10 save s for the season. Nick Blackburn took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Alberto Jose Callaspo, Miguel Olivo hit homeruns for Kansas City. Justin Morneau had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Kansas City
Nick Blackburn Player Luke Hochevar
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 2
10 Hits 2
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Minnesota   Kansas City
Justin Morneau Player Miguel Olivo
1 Hits 3
2 RBI 2
1 HR 1
4 TB 8
.333 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 5 1 9 .161 17 5 2 4 0 2
Kansas City 12 2 21 .324 19 5 3 3 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .485 after a win and .405 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .475 after a win and .526 after a loss.
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