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Friday, April 11, 2008:
Twins 5, Royals 0
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, C, CF5122010.326
Tolbert, SS4031101.556
Mauer, C5000005.278
Morneau, 1B2111201.250
Young, D, LF3100103.263
Kubel, DH4000012.233
Harris, B, 2B3110110.346
Lamb, 3B4000024.188
Span, RF4111020.222
Totals345855716.265
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gathright, CF4010000.200
Grudzielanek, 2B4010002.387
Teahen, LF3010111.343
Guillen, J, RF4000025.146
Butler, B, DH4010013.385
Gordon, A, 3B4020000.317
Gload, 1B4010011.324
Buck, C4010003.226
Callaspo, SS4010003.357
Totals350901518.266
BATTING
2B: Gomez, C (4, Meche).
3B: Gomez, C (1, Yabuta).
HR: Morneau (3, 3rd inning off Meche, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Harris, B; Tolbert 3; Gomez, C 5; Morneau 4; Span.
RBI: Span (1), Gomez, C 2 (4), Tolbert (1), Morneau (8).
2-out RBI: Span; Gomez, C 2; Tolbert.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mauer; Lamb.
GIDP: Young, D.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young, D (2, 2nd base off Meche/Buck), Tolbert (1, 2nd base off Meche/Buck).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Span (Butler, B at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Gordon, A (3, Hernandez, L), Buck (1, Nathan).
TB: Teahen; Butler, B; Callaspo; Grudzielanek; Gordon, A 3; Gload; Buck 2; Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Callaspo 2; Buck; Butler, B 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Grudzielanek-Callaspo-Gload).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez, L(W, 3-0)7.07001302.57
Crain1.01000103.38
Nathan1.01000100.00
Totals9.09001503.64
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche(L, 0-2)6.05554617.13
Yabuta2.02001100.00
Ramirez, R1.01000000.00
Totals9.08555712.90
WP: Nathan, Meche.
IBB: Morneau (by Meche).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 99-63, Crain 9-5, Nathan 20-16, Meche 108-62, Yabuta 38-24, Ramirez, R 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 10-7, Crain 1-0, Nathan 1-1, Meche 7-3, Yabuta 2-0, Ramirez, R 2-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 29, Crain 3, Nathan 4, Meche 26, Yabuta 9, Ramirez, R 4.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 42 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 18 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 16,691.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
April 11, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media