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Sunday, July 2, 2017:
Royals 6, Twins 2
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dozier, B, 2B5011013.248
Grossman, RF4011021.255
Mauer, 1B4000012.284
Sano, DH3020110.272
Escobar, E, 3B4020003.277
Polanco, J, SS4000013.238
Rosario, E, LF4010023.290
Buxton, CF2100100.198
a-Kepler, PH1000001.250
Castro, J, C3110101.223
Totals342823817.251
a-Grounded out for Buxton in the 9th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Merrifield, 2B5131002.286
Bonifacio, RF4000123.247
Hosmer, DH4121122.307
Perez, S, C4011004.290
Soler, LF4110021.187
Torres, Ra, 3B3110100.375
Moss, 1B4000033.193
Escobar, A, SS4122000.230
Gordon, A, CF3111002.196
Totals3561163917.251

BATTING
TB: Castro, J; Dozier, B; Escobar, E 2; Grossman; Rosario, E; Sano 2.
RBI: Dozier, B (38); Grossman (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rosario, E 2; Grossman; Dozier, B.
GIDP: Escobar, E.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.


BATTING
2B: Merrifield 2 (14, Santiago, Hughes, P); Hosmer (18, Santiago); Escobar, A (17, Hughes, P); Soler (5, Hughes, P).
TB: Escobar, A 3; Gordon, A; Hosmer 3; Merrifield 5; Perez, S; Soler 2; Torres, Ra.
RBI: Escobar, A 2 (26); Gordon, A (24); Hosmer (38); Merrifield (31); Perez, S (51).
2-out RBI: Perez, S; Hosmer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Merrifield; Perez, S 2; Hosmer.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Merrifield 3 (11, 3rd base off Santiago/Castro, J, 2nd base off Hildenberger/Castro, J, 3rd base off Hildenberger/Castro, J).

FIELDING
E: Escobar, A (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Soler (Sano at 3rd base).
DP: (Merrifield-Escobar, A-Moss).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santiago, H(L, 4-8)3.14441205.63
Hughes, P1.26221205.72
Belisle1.00000206.06
Hildenberger2.01001300.00
Totals8.011663904.88
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wood, T4.06221306.06
Alexander(W, 1-2)2.01001102.01
Moylan1.00000106.00
Soria1.00000203.44
Herrera, K1.01001104.64
Totals9.08223804.26
Wood, T pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

IBB: Hosmer (by Hughes, P).
HBP: Gordon, A (by Santiago).
Pitches-strikes: Santiago 58-38; Hughes, P 33-26; Belisle 13-11; Hildenberger 36-19; Wood, T 81-51; Alexander 33-23; Moylan 11-8; Soria 15-9; Herrera, K 29-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Santiago 2-6; Hughes, P 1-1; Belisle 1-0; Hildenberger 3-0; Wood, T 5-2; Alexander 4-0; Moylan 0-1; Soria 0-1; Herrera, K 1-0.
Batters faced: Santiago 16; Hughes, P 12; Belisle 3; Hildenberger 8; Wood, T 19; Alexander 7; Moylan 3; Soria 3; Herrera, K 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hughes, P 1-1; Alexander 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Shane Livensparger. 2B: Jordan Baker. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 87 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, R To L.
First pitch: 1:17 PM.
T: 3:08.
Att: 28,775.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
July 2, 2017
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media