Minnesota 2, Kansas City 1

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 83°
Umpires - Home Plate - Sam Holbrook, First Base - Dan Iassogna, Second Base - Charlie Reliford, Third Base - Larry Vanover,
Attendance - 19310

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 40-39 24-15 16-24 W1
Kansas City 33-43 20-21 13-22 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 20-21 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 16-24 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Scott Baker pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.99. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 20 save s for the season. Brian Bannister took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Justin Morneau had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Kansas City
Scott Baker Player Brian Bannister
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 7.0
1 Strikeouts 6
5 Hits 6
1.80 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Minnesota   Kansas City
Justin Morneau Player Mark Teahen
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.667 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 8 1 12 .229 16 8 2 1 0 0
Kansas City 8 0 10 .235 18 6 1 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .471 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 .538 after a loss.
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