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Saturday, August 8, 2020:
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Garver, C5000020.094
Kepler, RF5121000.241
Cruz, DH5111021.351
Sano, 1B4000030.122
Rosario, E, LF3100100.204
Gonzalez, M, 3B3130000.350
Arraez, 2B2110201.231
Buxton, CF4124013.233
Adrianza, SS3000013.174
a-Polanco, J, PH1000010.304
Totals356963108.232
a-Struck out for Adrianza in the 9th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Merrifield, RF-1B-RF4210020.281
Soler, DH5224021.267
Perez, S, C5131010.313
O'Hearn, 1B1011200.286
Cordero, F, RF1000000.154
a-McBroom, PH-1B0000100.267
Mondesi, SS5110016.262
Gordon, A, LF3000123.200
Franco, 3B3110104.258
Lopez, N, 2B4122011.250
Phillips, CF4110011.280
Totals35912851016.257
a-Walked for Cordero, F in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Cruz (4, 4th inning off Duffy, D, 0 on, 0 out); Buxton (3, 4th inning off Duffy, D, 2 on, 2 out); Kepler (5, 7th inning off Kennedy, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Arraez; Buxton 5; Cruz 4; Gonzalez, M 3; Kepler 5.
RBI: Buxton 4 (8); Cruz (16); Kepler (11).
2-out RBI: Buxton 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Buxton.
GIDP: Adrianza.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.


BATTING
2B: Perez, S (5, Odorizzi).
HR: Soler 2 (5, 3rd inning off Odorizzi, 0 on, 0 out, 4th inning off Stashak, 2 on, 0 out); Lopez, N (1, 4th inning off Thorpe, 1 on, 0 out); Perez, S (3, 4th inning off Stashak, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Franco; Lopez, N 5; Merrifield; Mondesi; O'Hearn; Perez, S 7; Phillips; Soler 8.
RBI: Lopez, N 2 (4); O'Hearn (8); Perez, S (8); Soler 4 (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Mondesi 2; Franco 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Phillips (3, 2nd base off Stashak/Garver); Mondesi 2 (3, 2nd base off Poppen/Garver, 3rd base off Poppen/Garver).
CS: Lopez, N (2, 2nd base by Odorizzi/Garver).

FIELDING
DP: (Mondesi-Lopez, N-Merrifield).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Odorizzi3.04222216.00
Thorpe(L, 0-1)0.03330016.23
Stashak1.03331024.50
Alcala, J2.00000403.60
Poppen2.02112403.00
Totals8.0129951043.43
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duffy, D4.05441425.12
Zuber(W, 1-1)1.10111104.50
Holland, G(H, 1)0.21001002.35
Kennedy(H, 2)1.01110215.14
Speier(H, 1)0.21000006.23
Rosenthal(S, 3)1.11000301.29
Totals9.096631034.08
Thorpe pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

WP: Poppen 3.
Balk: Rosenthal.
HBP: Gonzalez, M (by Zuber); Merrifield (by Odorizzi).
Pitches-strikes: Odorizzi 71-40; Thorpe 6-4; Stashak 22-14; Alcala, J 35-22; Poppen 51-28; Duffy, D 88-54; Zuber 29-14; Holland, G 8-4; Kennedy 17-13; Speier 10-7; Rosenthal 17-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Odorizzi 4-0; Thorpe 0-0; Stashak 2-1; Alcala, J 1-0; Poppen 1-0; Duffy, D 2-4; Zuber 1-2; Holland, G 1-0; Kennedy 1-0; Speier 0-1; Rosenthal 0-0.
Batters faced: Odorizzi 15; Thorpe 3; Stashak 7; Alcala, J 6; Poppen 10; Duffy, D 18; Zuber 6; Holland, G 3; Kennedy 4; Speier 3; Rosenthal 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Stashak 1-1; Holland, G 2-1; Rosenthal 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jose Navas. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: John Tumpane.
Weather: 81 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R To L.
First pitch: 6:05 PM.
T: 3:55.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 8, 2020
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media