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Saturday, August 9, 2008:
Twins 7, Royals 3
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, RF5022003.322
Punto, 2B5010025.268
Mauer, C4010112.315
Morneau, 1B4001012.308
Kubel, DH4220102.267
Young, D, LF4222001.290
Buscher, 3B4121001.310
Everett, SS3110110.195
Gomez, C, CF2100214.256
Totals3571165620.278
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Aviles, SS4020100.343
DeJesus, CF3000112.297
Maier, CF1010000.306
Butler, B, 1B5000014.270
Guillen, J, LF4110012.259
Olivo, DH4111003.261
Gordon, A, 3B2110200.258
Teahen, RF4022011.248
Buck, C4000024.234
German, E, 2B2000011.219
a-Smith, J, PH-2B2000020.000
Totals353834917.263
a-Struck out for German, E in the 7th.
BATTING
3B: Kubel (4, Greinke).
HR: Young, D (5, 2nd inning off Greinke, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Punto; Everett; Kubel 4; Span 2; Buscher 2; Mauer; Young, D 5.
RBI: Young, D 2 (46), Buscher (30), Span 2 (18), Morneau (90).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Punto; Kubel; Mauer.
SF: Morneau.
GIDP: Buscher.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez, C (24, 2nd base off Greinke/Buck).
CS: Punto (3, 2nd base by Greinke/Buck).
PO: Gomez, C (2nd base by Greinke).

BATTING
2B: Gordon, A (28, Liriano, F), Guillen, J (32, Liriano, F), Teahen (17, Liriano, F).
HR: Olivo (11, 4th inning off Liriano, F, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Teahen 3; Aviles 2; Gordon, A 2; Olivo 4; Guillen, J 2; Maier.
RBI: Olivo (34), Teahen 2 (38).
2-out RBI: Teahen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Olivo 2; German, E; Buck 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Aviles (4, 3rd base off Liriano, F/Mauer), DeJesus (10, 2nd base off Liriano, F/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Gordon, A (12, fielding), Tejeda (2, pickoff).
DP: (Aviles-German, E-Butler, B).
Pickoffs: Greinke (Gomez, C at 2nd base).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Liriano, F(W, 2-3)5.26332516.55
Bonser2.11002306.36
Reyes, De1.01000102.53
Totals9.08334914.31
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Greinke(L, 9-8)5.09653614.09
Oviedo2.02101002.76
Tejeda2.00001004.00
Totals9.011755614.60
Greinke pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Mauer (by Oviedo).
HBP: Young, D (by Greinke).
Pitches-strikes: Liriano, F 100-64, Bonser 41-27, Reyes, De 17-11, Greinke 100-59, Oviedo 23-12, Tejeda 23-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Liriano, F 3-3, Bonser 3-1, Reyes, De 1-0, Greinke 4-3, Oviedo 3-2, Tejeda 5-1.
Batters faced: Liriano, F 25, Bonser 10, Reyes, De 4, Greinke 26, Oviedo 9, Tejeda 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Bonser 1-0, Oviedo 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:15.
Att: 27,960.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 9, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media