Minnesota 5, Kansas City 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Dan Iassogna, First Base - Charlie Reliford, Second Base - Larry Vanover, Third Base - Sam Holbrook,
Attendance - 18906

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 41-39 24-15 17-24 W2
Kansas City 33-44 20-22 13-22 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 20-22 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 17-24 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Glen Perkins pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.38. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 21 save s for the season. Gil Meche took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Kansas City
Glen Perkins Player Gil Meche
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 6.0
1 Strikeouts 5
10 Hits 6
1.29 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Minnesota   Kansas City
Joe Mauer Player Billy Butler
3 Hits 4
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 6
1.000 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 8 1 12 .216 19 8 4 8 1 0
Kansas City 12 0 14 .333 18 3 1 1 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Royals have a W/L % of .471 after a win and .395 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Twins have a W/L % of .488 after a win and .538 after a loss.
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