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Sunday, August 23, 2020:
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Polanco, J, SS5010022.284
Kepler, RF4100123.216
Cruz, DH3221201.343
Sano, 1B4231102.241
Adrianza, 3B0000000.186
Rosario, E, LF5031013.248
Gonzalez, M, 3B-1B4022103.250
Vargas, I, 2B5000008.216
Cave, CF4010013.184
Jeffers, C4010002.273
Totals3851355627.245
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Merrifield, RF5010003.303
Lopez, N, 2B5000032.222
Dozier, H, 1B4340100.275
Soler, DH4012104.250
Franco, 3B4022123.255
Gordon, A, LF4000103.190
Mondesi, SS4000013.220
Starling, CF3000011.174
a-Phillips, PH-CF1000010.226
Viloria, C2110010.250
b-McBroom, PH1000010.271
Gallagher, C0000000.313
Totals3749441019.248
a-Struck out for Starling in the 8th. b-Struck out for Viloria in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sano 2 (10, Bubic, Rosenthal); Gonzalez, M (2, Bubic); Polanco, J (4, Bubic).
HR: Cruz (10, 9th inning off Rosenthal, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cave; Cruz 5; Gonzalez, M 3; Jeffers; Polanco, J 2; Rosario, E 3; Sano 5.
RBI: Cruz (26); Gonzalez, M 2 (11); Rosario, E (23); Sano (12).
2-out RBI: Rosario, E; Sano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeffers 2; Vargas, I 3; Kepler; Cave.
GIDP: Sano; Vargas, I.
Team RISP: 3-for-17.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Sano (2, fielding).


BATTING
2B: Dozier, H 2 (2, Smeltzer, Rogers, Ta); Soler (5, Smeltzer).
TB: Dozier, H 6; Franco 2; Merrifield; Soler 2; Viloria.
RBI: Franco 2 (15); Soler 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Soler 2; Franco 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Merrifield; Gordon, A; Mondesi 2; Franco 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Merrifield (6, 2nd base off Wisler/Jeffers); Franco (1, 2nd base off Romo/Jeffers).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Franco-Lopez, N-Dozier, H; Mondesi-Lopez, N-Dozier, H).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wisler2.01001201.29
Smeltzer2.03220106.59
May(H, 5)1.01001102.45
Poppen(H, 1)1.21110203.86
Romo(H, 7)0.11002101.93
Clippard(W, 1-0)1.00000201.42
Rogers, Ta(S, 6)1.02110105.23
Totals9.094441003.48
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bubic(L, 0-4)3.19442005.96
Zuber0.22000004.50
Holland, G1.00000103.21
Hahn2.00002300.00
Barlow1.00000101.69
Rosenthal1.02111111.59
Totals9.013555614.04
Zuber pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

IBB: Cruz (by Bubic).
HBP: Viloria (by Smeltzer).
Pitches-strikes: Wisler 26-19; Smeltzer 34-21; May 18-9; Poppen 21-14; Romo 16-8; Clippard 15-9; Rogers, Ta 21-15; Bubic 73-45; Zuber 14-8; Holland, G 10-6; Hahn 34-18; Barlow 16-10; Rosenthal 26-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wisler 0-2; Smeltzer 3-0; May 1-0; Poppen 2-0; Romo 0-0; Clippard 0-0; Rogers, Ta 1-1; Bubic 3-2; Zuber 1-0; Holland, G 1-0; Hahn 3-0; Barlow 1-1; Rosenthal 2-0.
Batters faced: Wisler 8; Smeltzer 11; May 5; Poppen 6; Romo 4; Clippard 3; Rogers, Ta 5; Bubic 21; Zuber 3; Holland, G 2; Hahn 8; Barlow 3; Rosenthal 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Romo 1-1; Zuber 2-0; Holland, G 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jordan Baker. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Jeremie Rehak. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 84 degrees, Sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out To RF.
First pitch: 1:07 PM.
T: 3:35.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 23, 2020
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media