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Tough-luck Davies
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Twins 7, Royals 1
Kyle Davies threw 105 pitches in his outing on Wednesday night. (Jim Mone/AP)
Kyle Davies was off-balance for three innings. He recovered, but it was not enough as the Royals saw their bats muzzled by Kevin Slowey. They had six hits on the evening, and David DeJesus had the lone RBI in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (61-83)
Lost 3
Minnesota 7, Kansas City 1   MIN
Minnesota (80-65)
Won 2
September 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Minnesota
0 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 X   7 12 0
Standings thru 9/10/08  |  Recap: KC | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Twins stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Aviles, SS-3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .321
Callaspo, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295
DeJesus, CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .295
Guillen, J, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .258
Teahen, RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .246
Gload, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .270
Buck, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .220
German, E, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .242
Smith, J, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
  a-Ka'aihue, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
  Pena, T, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165
Totals 31 1 6 1 1 4 11  

a-Struck out for Smith, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Teahen (25, Slowey), Gload (17, Slowey).
TB: Teahen 3; Aviles; Callaspo; Gload 2; Guillen, J.
RBI: DeJesus (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: German, E; Smith, J; Gload 2.
SF: DeJesus.
GIDP: Guillen, J.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Oviedo (1, throw).
Pickoffs: Oviedo (Punto at 1st base).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, RF 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 .302
Casilla, A, 2B 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .300
Mauer, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .323
Morneau, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .309
Kubel, DH 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .279
Young, D, LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .287
Buscher, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .301
Punto, SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .284
Gomez, C, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .253
Totals 35 7 12 5 2 5 16  

BATTING
2B: Kubel (19, Davies).
TB: Punto; Gomez, C 2; Kubel 4; Mauer; Casilla, A 3; Young, D 2.
RBI: Gomez, C (43), Kubel 2 (71), Young, D (62), Punto (26).
2-out RBI: Gomez, C; Punto; Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Span 2; Buscher 2.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez, C (30, 2nd base off Davies/Buck).
CS: Punto (6, 2nd base by Oviedo/Buck).
PO: Punto (1st base by Oviedo).

FIELDING
DP: (Punto-Casilla, A-Morneau).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davies (L, 6-7) 5.2 8 4 4 1 3 0 4.70
Oviedo 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 0 3.63
Gobble 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 10.21
Tejeda 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.19
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Slowey (W, 12-9) 7.0 4 1 1 1 2 0 3.63
Bonser 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.06
Breslow 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.21

Oviedo pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Davies 105-65, Oviedo 13-7, Gobble 19-11, Tejeda 14-8, Slowey 94-65, Bonser 15-13, Breslow 15-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davies 7-4, Oviedo 0-0, Gobble 1-1, Tejeda 0-1, Slowey 8-9, Bonser 1-0, Breslow 1-1.
Batters faced: Davies 26, Oviedo 3, Gobble 4, Tejeda 4, Slowey 25, Bonser 3, Breslow 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Oviedo 1-0, Gobble 1-1, Tejeda 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:50.
Att: 20,421.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
September 10, 2008
September 10, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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