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Tuesday, September 9, 2008:
Twins 7, Royals 2
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4110001.297
Aviles, SS3000101.322
Guillen, J, RF4031002.258
Butler, B, DH4000003.276
Teahen, 3B4000010.243
Olivo, C4111020.256
Shealy, 1B2000110.231
Gload, LF3000001.270
Callaspo, 2B3010000.296
Totals31262248.263
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, RF5231001.306
Casilla, A, 2B2110110.294
Mauer, C3002002.324
Morneau, 1B4122010.311
Kubel, DH4010021.275
Young, D, LF4110011.286
Buscher, 3B4131000.306
Punto, SS4110012.285
Gomez, C, CF3011010.251
Totals337137177.279
BATTING
2B: Guillen, J (36, Blackburn).
HR: Olivo (12, 2nd inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Olivo 4; DeJesus; Guillen, J 4; Callaspo.
RBI: Olivo (37), Guillen, J (87).
2-out RBI: Guillen, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Butler, B; Guillen, J.
GIDP: Gload, Butler, B.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Aviles-Callaspo-Shealy).

BATTING
2B: Span (14, Bannister, B), Punto (18, Bannister, B), Buscher (9, Bannister, B).
3B: Gomez, C (5, Bale).
HR: Morneau (23, 4th inning off Bannister, B, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Punto 2; Gomez, C 3; Kubel; Morneau 5; Span 4; Buscher 4; Casilla, A; Young, D.
RBI: Mauer 2 (73), Gomez, C (42), Span (36), Buscher (45), Morneau 2 (119).
2-out RBI: Span; Buscher; Morneau 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mauer; Punto; Span.
SAC: Casilla, A.
SF: Gomez, C; Mauer.
GIDP: Punto.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Casilla, A (10, throw).
DP: 2 (Casilla, A-Punto-Morneau, Buscher-Casilla, A-Morneau).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bannister, B(L, 7-15)3.210771215.81
Bale1.13000006.05
Gobble1.000002010.46
Wells, K1.00000205.45
Lowery1.00000100.00
Totals8.013771714.63
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn(W, 10-8)7.05221313.67
Reyes, De0.21001002.48
Crain1.10000103.90
Totals9.06222414.15
Pitches-strikes: Bannister, B 93-64, Bale 22-13, Gobble 13-9, Wells, K 19-13, Lowery 12-8, Blackburn 97-70, Reyes, De 11-3, Crain 12-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bannister, B 5-3, Bale 3-0, Gobble 1-0, Wells, K 0-1, Lowery 0-2, Blackburn 11-2, Reyes, De 2-0, Crain 0-1.
Batters faced: Bannister, B 22, Bale 6, Gobble 3, Wells, K 3, Lowery 3, Blackburn 25, Reyes, De 4, Crain 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Crain 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:35.
Att: 17,015.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
September 9, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media