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Friday, August 21, 2009:
Twins 5, Royals 4
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals37594268.271
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals4041232815.254
a-Homered for Anderson, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Jacobs in the 8th.
BATTING
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.

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

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

BATTING
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.

BASERUNNING
PO: Bloomquist (1st base by Mijares).

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

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn7.07332624.27
Guerrier(H, 24)0.21000102.28
Mijares(H, 17)0.10000002.14
Nathan(BS, 4)(W, 2-1)2.04110111.66
Totals10.012442834.78
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hochevar7.05330305.60
Farnsworth0.22111104.32
Bale0.10000005.96
Wright, J1.00000104.60
Soria(L, 3-1)1.02111102.33
Totals10.09552604.73
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