Minnesota 11, Kansas City 6

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, September 26, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 71°
Umpires - Home Plate - Eric Cooper, First Base - Mike Reilly, Second Base - Chuck Meriwether, Third Base - Lazaro Diaz,
Attendance - 30690

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 4 0 11 13 1
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 81-73 45-33 36-40 W5
Kansas City 63-92 32-48 31-44 L4

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 32-48 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 36-40 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 4 straight up losses. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 5 straight up wins. The Twins have won 9 of their last 10 games.
  • Scott Baker pitched 6.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.48. Lenny DiNardo took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Alberto Jose Callaspo, Brayan Pena hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Kansas City
Scott Baker Player Lenny DiNardo
Win W/L Loss
6.1 IP 5.0
5 Strikeouts 2
6 Hits 8
5.68 ERA 5.40
Hitting
Minnesota   Kansas City
Denard Span Player Alberto Jose Callaspo
4 Hits 2
6 RBI 2
0 HR 1
6 TB 6
.800 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 13 0 17 .361 15 7 11 5 0 1
Kansas City 9 2 17 .265 9 6 6 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .422 after a win and .396 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .519 after a win and .534 after a loss.
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