Minnesota 5, Kansas City 4

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 3, 2009 4:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Rick Reed, Second Base - Jeff Kellogg, Third Base - Tim Timmons,
Attendance - 48644

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 65-96 33-48 32-48 L2
Minnesota 85-76 47-33 38-43 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 47-33 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 32-48 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Twins have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Royals have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Jon Rauch pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.84. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 47 save s for the season. Dusty Hughes took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota. Mike Jacobs, Alex Gordon hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Minnesota
Zack Greinke Player Nick Blackburn
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 5
6 Hits 4
6.00 ERA 2.57
Hitting
Kansas City   Minnesota
Mike JacobsPlayer Orlando Cabrera
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 7 2 14 .219 5 7 3 0 0 0
Minnesota 8 1 13 .267 9 5 5 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Twins have a W/L % of .518 after a win and .539 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .409 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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