Odds:
MIN-180
Stadium: Target Field
Attendance: 32,234
(67-68)
5
W: Alexander (4-3)
SV: Maurer (1)
(71-65)
4
L: Busenitz (1-1)
Final
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KC000102200593
MIN000022000450

Scoring Summary

Top 4th
KC
1
0
Eric Hosmer singled to right, Lorenzo Cain scored, Melky Cabrera to second
Bottom 5th
MIN
1
2
Eduardo Escobar homered (420 ft.) to deep right center, Byron Buxton scored
Top 6th
KC
3
2
Melky Cabrera homered (396 ft.) to deep right, Lorenzo Cain scored
Bottom 6th
MIN
3
4
Byron Buxton singled to right center, Joe Mauer and Eddie Rosario scored. Byron Buxton to second on Salvador Perez's fielding error
Top 7th
KC
5
4
Lorenzo Cain tripled to deep center, Alcides Escobar and Whit Merrifield scored. Lorenzo Cain out advancing on throw

Batting

Kansas CityABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
2B411000101.280
CF423200000.293
LF-RF412210000.298
1B301100110.317
C300000011.266
3B300000102.274
RF400000004.167
LF000000000.197
DH401000000.201
SS411000000.236
Totals3359510328
Batting
3B - L Cain (4, A Busenitz)
HR - M Cabrera (17, 6th inning off E Santana, 1 on, 0 out)
RBI - L Cain 2 (44), M Cabrera 2 (74), E Hosmer (77)
2-out RBI - L Cain 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Merrifield, P Orlando 2
GIDP - S Perez
Team LOB - 5
Running
CS - W Merrifield (3, 2nd base off E Santana/C Gimenez)
Fielding
E - L Cain (7), A Gordon (2), S Perez (5)
DP - 1 (L Cain-A Escobar-E Hosmer)
MinnesotaABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
2B500000001.263
1B411000000.303
SS400000002.258
LF-RF311002101.288
CF212200100.257
RF200000102.248
43 Mitch Garver
PH
100000002.241
8 Zack Granite
LF
000000000.234
3B412210003.256
C400000021.198
23 Niko Goodrum
DH
300000020.000
PH-DH100000001.262
Totals33464123413
Batting
2B - E Rosario (29, I Kennedy)
3B - B Buxton (5, I Kennedy)
HR - E Escobar (15, 5th inning off I Kennedy, 1 on, 1 out)
RBI - B Buxton 2 (42), E Escobar 2 (56)
2-out RBI - B Buxton 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier, M Garver, E Escobar
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - E Rosario 2 (7, 2nd base off M Minor/S Perez, 3rd base off M Minor/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 1 (E Escobar-B Dozier-J Mauer)

Pitching

Kansas CityIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
5.25421111.335.37
(W, 4-3)1.00000201.262.20
(H, 18)0.10000001.114.01
(H, 14)1.00002001.022.86
(SV, 1)1.01000101.855.74
MinnesotaIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
6.28441211.143.35
67 Alan Busenitz
(L, 1-1)
0.11111000.931.90
0.10001001.303.47
39 Trevor Hildenberger
1.20000001.022.59
Pitching
IBB - M Kepler (by I Kennedy)
HBP - B Buxton (by I Kennedy), S Perez (by T Hildenberger)
Pitches-strikes - I Kennedy 89-57, S Alexander 12-7, P Moylan 5-3, M Minor 26-14, B Maurer 22-14, E Santana 110-70, A Busenitz 16-10, T Rogers 6-2, T Hildenberger 20-14
Ground balls-fly balls - I Kennedy 7-11, S Alexander 1-0, P Moylan 1-0, M Minor 1-0, B Maurer 0-3, E Santana 11-8, A Busenitz 0-1, T Rogers 1-0, T Hildenberger 3-1
Batters faced - I Kennedy 24, S Alexander 3, P Moylan, M Minor 5, B Maurer 4, E Santana 27, A Busenitz 2, T Rogers 2, T Hildenberger 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:18
Umpires: HP-Marty Foster. 1B-Mike Muchlinski. 2B-Mark Wegner. 3B-Mike Winters.
Weather: 80 degrees. Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 MPH Right to Left.