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Saturday, April 24, 2010:
Twins 9, Royals 7
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF7011011.246
Hudson, O, 2B7211023.268
Mauer, C6152000.381
Morneau, 1B5222204.359
Cuddyer, RF4122123.333
Kubel, DH5000114.169
Young, D, LF5110122.224
Hardy, SS5100126.209
Harris, B, 3B4110012.182
a-Thome, PH1000000.233
Casilla, A, 3B1010000.167
Totals50914861125.267
a-Flied out for Harris, B in the 10th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, RF5231203.300
Podsednik, LF5011016.397
Butler, B, 1B6141000.314
2-Bloomquist, PR-1B1100001.200
Guillen, J, DH6022012.352
3-Pena, B, PR-DH0000000.000
Callaspo, 2B6010003.290
Ankiel, CF2110101.217
1-Maier, PR-CF3100001.063
Kendall, C3010201.333
Gordon, A, 3B6020005.263
Betancourt, Y, SS6131012.328
Totals4971865325.296
1-Ran for Ankiel in the 5th. 2-Ran for Butler, B in the 11th. 3-Ran for Guillen, J in the 11th.
BATTING
2B: Harris, B (1, Hochevar), Morneau (4, Hochevar), Cuddyer (4, Hochevar), Hudson, O (5, Hochevar), Mauer (7, Hochevar), Young, D (3, Tejeda).
3B: Mauer (1, Hochevar).
HR: Morneau (3, 7th inning off Parrish, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cuddyer 3; Harris, B 2; Span; Young, D 2; Hudson, O 2; Morneau 6; Mauer 8; Casilla, A.
RBI: Hudson, O (5), Cuddyer 2 (17), Mauer 2 (12), Morneau 2 (13), Span (7).
2-out RBI: Mauer; Morneau 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer; Harris, B; Hardy 2; Kubel; Morneau.
SF: Cuddyer; Mauer.
Team RISP: 5-for-17.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: Hudson, O (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Harris, B-Hudson, O-Morneau, Morneau-Mauer-Morneau, Hudson, O).

BATTING
2B: DeJesus (6, Blackburn), Guillen, J 2 (6, Blackburn, Rauch), Butler, B (5, Blackburn), Ankiel (4, Blackburn).
3B: DeJesus (2, Blackburn).
TB: DeJesus 6; Podsednik; Kendall; Butler, B 5; Callaspo; Gordon, A 2; Betancourt, Y 3; Guillen, J 4; Ankiel 2.
RBI: Butler, B (11), Guillen, J 2 (15), DeJesus (9), Podsednik (8), Betancourt, Y (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gordon, A 3; Callaspo; Podsednik 2.
SAC: Podsednik.
SF: Podsednik.
GIDP: Podsednik, DeJesus.
Team RISP: 3-for-16.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
CS: Gordon, A (1, 2nd base by Blackburn/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Podsednik (1, fielding), Gordon, A (3, fielding), Butler, B (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Ankiel (Kubel at 2nd base).
DP: (Ankiel-Betancourt, Y-Callaspo).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn4.110652006.85
Mahay1.02000100.00
Neshek0.20000100.00
Crain1.11000007.36
Duensing0.20001002.00
Guerrier2.02001100.79
Rauch(BS, 1)(W, 1-0)2.03111002.00
Totals12.018765303.55
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hochevar6.28541703.55
Parrish(BS, 2)0.01112013.00
Rupe1.10001101.59
Soria2.01000301.13
Chen, B0.11101000.00
Tejeda(L, 1-2)0.222210012.96
Hughes1.01000005.63
Totals12.0149761115.55
Parrish pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Tejeda pitched to 3 batters in the 12th.

IBB: DeJesus (by Guerrier).
HBP: Kendall (by Blackburn).
Pitches-strikes: Blackburn 75-45, Mahay 10-6, Neshek 10-8, Crain 14-11, Duensing 8-2, Guerrier 28-16, Rauch 39-24, Hochevar 100-67, Parrish 11-3, Rupe 23-12, Soria 23-14, Chen, B 19-9, Tejeda 14-7, Hughes 16-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blackburn 6-5, Mahay 1-0, Neshek 0-0, Crain 1-0, Duensing 0-0, Guerrier 2-1, Rauch 2-4, Hochevar 10-3, Parrish 0-0, Rupe 3-0, Soria 0-2, Chen, B 1-0, Tejeda 0-1, Hughes 0-1.
Batters faced: Blackburn 25, Mahay 4, Neshek 2, Crain 5, Duensing 2, Guerrier 9, Rauch 10, Hochevar 30, Parrish 3, Rupe 5, Soria 7, Chen, B 4, Tejeda 5, Hughes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 2-1, Duensing 1-0, Parrish 1-1, Rupe 2-0, Tejeda 3-1, Hughes 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 4:15.
Att: 26,649.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
April 24, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media