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W:N.Blackburn(2-4) L:L.Mendoza(2-3) S:M.Capps (14)
HR: MIN- None KAN- Y.Betancourt (2)



Minnesota Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Alfonso Marquez; First, Cory Blaser; Second, Tom Hallion; Third, Chad Fairchild;
- Ben Revere out on basepath violation. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll reached first on Yuniesky Betancourt`s fielding error. Runner on first with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham singled to center. On the play, Jamey Carroll advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau flied out to center. Runners on first and third with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
- Felipe Paulino leaves the game with an undisclosed injury.
- Luis Mendoza enters the game with runners on first and third and two out.
- Ryan Doumit doubled to right scoring Jamey Carroll with two out. On the play, Josh Willingham advances to third. Runners on second and third and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 1st
- Alex Gordon singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Yuniesky Betancourt due up.
- Yuniesky Betancourt none-out, two-run Home Run (2) to left scored Alex Gordon. Billy Butler due up.
- Billy Butler grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Mike Moustakas due up.
- Mike Moustakas flied out to center. None on with two outs and Jeff Francoeur due up.
- Kansas City Royals pitcher Felipe Paulino left the game due to an injured groin.
- Jeff Francoeur reached first on Brian Dozier`s fielding error. Runner on first with two outs and Eric Hosmer due up.
- Eric Hosmer walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Johnny Giavotella due up.
- Johnny Giavotella struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 2nd
- Brian Dozier flied out to right. None on with one out and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla strikes out swinging, catcher Humberto Quintero to first baseman Eric Hosmer. Two out.
- Darin Mastroianni grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 2nd
- Jarrod Dyson infield single to short. Runner on first with none out and Humberto Quintero due up.
- Humberto Quintero grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Jarrod Dyson out at second. Runner on first with one out and Alex Gordon due up.
- Alex Gordon flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Yuniesky Betancourt due up.
- Yuniesky Betancourt fouled out to third to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 3rd
- Ben Revere grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll flied out to center. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 3rd
- Billy Butler grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Mike Moustakas due up.
- Mike Moustakas flied out to right. None on with two outs and Jeff Francoeur due up.
- Jeff Francoeur flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 4th
- Justin Morneau singled to second. Runner on first with none out and Ryan Doumit due up.
- Ryan Doumit singled to center. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe grounded into a double play, third to first. On the play, Ryan Doumit advances to second and Justin Morneau out at third. Runner on second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 4th
- Eric Hosmer singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Johnny Giavotella due up.
- Johnny Giavotella grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Eric Hosmer out at second. None on with two outs and Jarrod Dyson due up.
- Jarrod Dyson grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 5th
- Alexi Casilla struck out swinging. None on with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Darin Mastroianni fouled out to first. None on with two outs and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham was hit-by-pitch. Bases loaded with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau singled to left scoring Ben Revere and Jamey Carroll with two out. On the play, Josh Willingham advances to second. Runners on first and second and Ryan Doumit due up.
- Ryan Doumit grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 5th
- Humberto Quintero grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Alex Gordon due up.
- Alex Gordon walked. Runner on first with one out and Yuniesky Betancourt due up.
- Yuniesky Betancourt popped out to second. Runner on first with two outs and Billy Butler due up.
- Billy Butler singled to center. On the play, Alex Gordon advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Mike Moustakas due up.
- Mike Moustakas flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 6th
- Trevor Plouffe fouled out to first. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier popped out to second. None on with two outs and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla walked. Runner on first with two outs and Darin Mastroianni due up.
- Kelvin Herrera enters the game for the Royals with a runner on first and two out.
- Alexi Casilla stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Darin Mastroianni at the plate.
- Darin Mastroianni grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 6th
- Jeff Manship starts the inning for the Twins.
- Jeff Francoeur lined out to third. None on with one out and Eric Hosmer due up.
- Eric Hosmer grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Johnny Giavotella due up.
- Johnny Giavotella singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Jarrod Dyson due up.
- Jarrod Dyson flied out to right to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 7th
- Ben Revere tripled to right center. Runner on third with none out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll singled to left scoring Ben Revere with none out. Runner on first and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Jose Mijares enters the game for the Royals with a runner on first and one out.
- Justin Morneau struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
- Ryan Doumit fouled out to second to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 7th
- Jared Burton starts the inning for the Twins.
- Humberto Quintero struck out swinging. None on with one out and Alex Gordon due up.
- Alex Gordon grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Yuniesky Betancourt due up.
- Yuniesky Betancourt struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 8th
- Aaron Crow starts the inning for the Royals.
- Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier flied out to center. None on with two outs and Alexi Casilla due up.
- Alexi Casilla grounded out to first to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 8th
- Billy Butler struck out swinging. None on with one out and Mike Moustakas due up.
- Glen Perkins enters the game for the Twins with none on and one out.
- Mike Moustakas singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jeff Francoeur due up.
- Jeff Francoeur popped out to first. Runner on first with two outs and Eric Hosmer due up.
- Eric Hosmer struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Top 9th
- Greg Holland starts the inning for the Royals.
- Darin Mastroianni singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere grounded into a double play, short to first. On the play, Darin Mastroianni out at second. None on with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll struck out looking to end the inning.

Kansas City Bottom 9th
- Matt Capps starts the inning for the Twins.
- Johnny Giavotella grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jarrod Dyson due up.
- Jarrod Dyson grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Humberto Quintero due up.
- Brayan Pena is pinch-hitting for Humberto Quintero.
- Pinch-Hitter Brayan Pena struck out swinging to end the game.

Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: N.Blackburn (2-4); LP:L.Mendoza (2-3); S:M.Capps (14).

Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2