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Saturday, September 27, 2008:
Royals 4, Twins 2
Aviles, SS-2B3111101.323
Callaspo, 2B5110004.311
Gathright, CF0000000.254
Guillen, J, RF5120012.266
Pena, T, SS0000000.169
Shealy, 1B5022021.306
Teahen, LF5011012.255
Butler, B, DH4120011.276
Gordon, A, 3B4010014.261
Buck, C4020014.226
Maier, CF-RF3000015.284
Span, RF3100212.296
Casilla, A, 2B3010212.284
Mauer, C2001203.330
Morneau, 1B5010026.303
Kubel, DH3110013.275
a-Tolbert, PH-DH1010000.283
Young, D, LF4000012.292
Harris, B, 3B4011011.266
Punto, SS3020100.282
Gomez, C, CF4010004.261
a-Singled for Kubel in the 8th.
2B: Guillen, J (42, Perkins), Buck (23, Perkins).
TB: Teahen; Aviles; Butler, B 2; Callaspo; Gordon, A; Guillen, J 3; Shealy 2; Buck 3.
RBI: Aviles (51), Teahen (59), Shealy 2 (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen; Callaspo 2; Maier 2.
SF: Aviles.
Team RISP: 3-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

SB: Gordon, A 2 (9, 2nd base off Reyes, De/Mauer, 3rd base off Reyes, De/Mauer).

E: Shealy (1, fielding), Gordon, A (16, throw).
DP: 4 (Aviles-Callaspo-Shealy 2, Callaspo-Aviles-Shealy, Aviles-Pena, T-Shealy).

2B: Kubel (22, Meche), Harris, B (29, Meche).
TB: Tolbert; Harris, B 2; Punto 2; Gomez, C; Kubel 2; Morneau; Casilla, A.
RBI: Harris, B (49), Mauer (83).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau 2; Span; Gomez, C.
SF: Mauer.
GIDP: Gomez, C, Kubel, Morneau, Mauer.
Team RISP: 3-for-13.
Team LOB: 11.

SB: Casilla, A (7, 3rd base off Meche/Buck), Span (18, 2nd base off Meche/Buck), Gomez, C (33, 2nd base off Meche/Buck).

Meche(W, 14-11)6.07213703.98
Bale(H, 2)1.00001004.39
Ramirez, R(H, 21)1.01001002.64
Soria(S, 42)1.00002001.60
Bonser(BS, 2)0.04110005.93
Guerrier(L, 6-9)0.22220005.19
Reyes, De1.01001102.33
Meche pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Bonser pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.
Guerrier pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Meche , Perkins .
WP: Crain.
IBB: Aviles (by Reyes, De).
HBP: Maier (by Perkins).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 99-63, Bale 7-2, Ramirez, R 22-11, Soria 22-10, Perkins 85-59, Bonser 9-5, Breslow 7-4, Guerrier 15-8, Crain 14-10, Reyes, De 21-10, Mijares 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Meche 8-2, Bale 1-0, Ramirez, R 1-2, Soria 1-1, Perkins 4-4, Bonser 0-0, Breslow 0-0, Guerrier 1-0, Crain 0-1, Reyes, De 1-1, Mijares 0-2.
Batters faced: Meche 28, Bale 3, Ramirez, R 5, Soria 4, Perkins 20, Bonser 4, Breslow 1, Guerrier 4, Crain 4, Reyes, De 5, Mijares 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bale 2-0, Breslow 3-0, Guerrier 3-0, Crain 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:34.
Att: 38,072.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
September 27, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media