Minnesota 8, Kansas City 7

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 22, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Gerry Davis, First Base - Bruce Dreckman, Second Base - CB Bucknor, Third Base - Mike Everitt,
Attendance - 33811

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 1 8 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 7 14 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 60-63 33-27 27-36 W2
Kansas City 47-75 25-38 22-37 L3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 25-38 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 27-36 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Brian Duensing pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.91. Matt Guerrier closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Kyle Davies took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Kansas City
Brian Duensing Player Kyle Davies
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 5.2
3 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 4
3.60 ERA 9.53
Hitting
Minnesota   Kansas City
Michael Cuddyer Player David DeJesus
2 Hits 3
2 RBI 2
1 HR 0
6 TB 5
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 11 1 16 .289 20 6 8 4 0 0
Kansas City 14 0 18 .368 30 6 7 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .396 after a win and .378 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .508 after a loss.
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