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Friday, August 21, 2009:
Twins 5, Royals 4
Span, RF5122001.305
Cabrera, O, SS5011021.281
Mauer, C3010200.378
Kubel, DH5010015.306
Cuddyer, 1B4000021.270
Crede, 3B4000000.229
Young, D, LF4000000.261
Gomez, C, CF4220010.239
Casilla, A, 2B3221000.187
DeJesus, LF4111103.264
Maier, CF5110021.246
Butler, B, 1B5121021.300
Jacobs, DH3010100.231
1-Bloomquist, PR-DH-RF1010000.260
Callaspo, 2B5020013.296
Teahen, 3B5000005.277
Olivo, C4010020.238
Anderson, J, RF3010000.236
a-Pena, B, PH1111000.327
Soria, P0000000.000
Betancourt, Y, SS4010012.234
a-Homered for Anderson, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Jacobs in the 8th.
2B: Casilla, A (5, Hochevar).
3B: Span (6, Hochevar), Cabrera, O (2, Soria).
TB: Span 4; Gomez, C 2; Cabrera, O 3; Kubel; Casilla, A 3; Mauer.
RBI: Casilla, A (13), Span 2 (47), Cabrera, O (51).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, O.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel 2.
SAC: Casilla, A.
GIDP: Cuddyer.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

SB: Gomez, C (11, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo).

E: Cuddyer (6, throw).
DP: (Cabrera, O-Casilla, A).
Pickoffs: Mijares (Bloomquist at 1st base).

2B: Betancourt, Y (14, Nathan).
HR: Butler, B (15, 1st inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 2 out), DeJesus (10, 3rd inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out), Pena, B (4, 9th inning off Nathan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus 4; Butler, B 5; Callaspo 2; Jacobs; Olivo; Betancourt, Y 2; Bloomquist; Anderson, J; Pena, B 4; Maier.
RBI: Butler, B (65), DeJesus (56), Pena, B (11).
2-out RBI: Butler, B; Pena, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen 2; DeJesus.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

PO: Bloomquist (1st base by Mijares).

E: Olivo (7, throw), Anderson, J (3, fielding).
DP: (Teahen-Callaspo-Butler, B).

Guerrier(H, 24)0.21000102.28
Mijares(H, 17)0.10000002.14
Nathan(BS, 4)(W, 2-1)2.04110111.66
Wright, J1.00000104.60
Soria(L, 3-1)1.02111102.33
Game Scores: Blackburn 55, Hochevar 58.
WP: Hochevar.
IBB: Mauer (by Farnsworth), Mauer (by Soria).
Pitches-strikes: Blackburn 106-68, Guerrier 10-7, Mijares 3-2, Nathan 53-36, Hochevar 94-64, Farnsworth 23-13, Bale 4-3, Wright, J 11-6, Soria 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blackburn 8-4, Guerrier 0-0, Mijares 0-0, Nathan 2-2, Hochevar 11-5, Farnsworth 1-0, Bale 1-0, Wright, J 1-1, Soria 1-1.
Batters faced: Blackburn 29, Guerrier 3, Mijares 0, Nathan 10, Hochevar 25, Farnsworth 5, Bale 1, Wright, J 3, Soria 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Mijares 1-0, Bale 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:11.
Att: 22,283.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 21, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media