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Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 3:09PM
, Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 19,076, Time of Game: 2:56
Twins
3
59-89
 Lost 5 
5th, 27½ GB
at Royals
7
64-86
 Won 4 
4th, 23½ GB
W: Luke Hochevar (11-11)
L: Liam Hendriks (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           0  0  0   1  0  1   1  0  0    3  8  3
Royals          0  2  0   3  0  2   0  0  X    7 14  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ben Revere CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .249 .296 .282 .578 26 17 -0.030 0.56 0.033 -0.064 0.2 3 0 3·SB
Trevor Plouffe SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .227 .299 .384 .683 18 9 -0.051 0.61 0.015 -0.066 -0.6 1 2
Joe Mauer C 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .287 .360 .368 .729 26 10 0.006 0.58 0.047 -0.041 0.2 5 0
Michael Cuddyer RF 3 2 2 1 2 0 5 .282 .349 .462 .810 18 8 0.159 0.87 0.181 -0.022 2.7 2 0 3B,SB
Jason Kubel DH 5 0 0 1 0 2 5 .275 .333 .437 .770 16 13 -0.181 1.55 0.000 -0.181 -2.2
Danny Valencia 3B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .250 .298 .396 .694 18 14 0.063 0.87 0.131 -0.068 0.3 1 1
Chris Parmelee 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .400 .333 .733 14 7 -0.028 0.79 0.014 -0.042 -0.5 7 2
Joe Benson LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .200 .231 .320 .551 14 9 -0.007 1.01 0.063 -0.070 0.3 1 0 2B
Matt Tolbert 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .195 .242 .262 .503 11 8 -0.099 0.81 0.000 -0.099 -1.8 3 2
Liam Hendriks P 0 1
   Kyle Waldrop P 0 0
   Phil Dumatrait P 0 0
   Alex Burnett P 0 0
   Brian Duensing P 0 2
   Jim Hoey P 1 0
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 8 6 42 .235 .381 .324 .704 161 95 -0.168 0.83 0.484 -0.653 -1.5 24 10
2B: J Benson (3, off B Wood).
3B: M Cuddyer (2, off L Hochevar).
TB: M Cuddyer 4; J Benson 3; D Valencia 2; B Revere; T Plouffe.
RBI: D Valencia (69); M Cuddyer (65); J Kubel (58).
2-out RBI: D Valencia; M Cuddyer.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Valencia-M Tolbert-C Parmelee.
E: T Plouffe 2 (10); J Mauer (5).
Baserunning
SB: B Revere 3 (30, 2nd base off T Collins/S Perez, 2nd base off B Wood/S Perez, 2nd base off L Hochevar/S Perez); M Cuddyer (9, 2nd base off L Hochevar/S Perez).

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alex Gordon LF 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .303 .373 .505 .878 26 15 0.004 0.42 0.039 -0.035 0.4 5 0
Melky Cabrera CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .299 .333 .463 .795 16 10 -0.040 0.36 0.002 -0.042 -0.7 3 0
Billy Butler DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .363 .458 .822 18 10 -0.037 0.35 0.000 -0.037 -1.3
Eric Hosmer 1B 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .286 .333 .458 .791 17 13 0.064 0.49 0.070 -0.006 0.4 6 2
Jeff Francoeur RF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .283 .330 .471 .800 8 7 0.108 0.72 0.115 -0.007 1.7 2 0 SB
Mike Moustakas 3B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .238 .287 .306 .593 15 10 0.233 1.02 0.241 -0.008 2.5 0 3 2B
Johnny Giavotella 2B 3 1 0 2 0 0 4 .226 .262 .343 .605 13 7 -0.029 0.70 0.001 -0.030 -1.2 1 2 SF
Salvador Perez C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .302 .330 .415 .745 11 7 0.050 0.47 0.087 -0.037 1.2 6 0 2B,GDP
Alcides Escobar SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .249 .285 .331 .615 11 6 -0.020 0.23 0.006 -0.026 -0.0 2 2 SB
Luke Hochevar P 2 0
   Blake Wood P 0 0
   Tim Collins P 0 0
   Greg Holland P 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 14 7 0 4 38 .378 .368 .432 .801 135 85 0.333 0.53 0.561 -0.228 3.0 27 9
2B: S Perez (7, off L Hendriks); M Moustakas (14, off K Waldrop).
SF: J Giavotella (1, off L Hendriks).
TB: M Moustakas 4; S Perez 3; J Francoeur 3; E Hosmer 2; A Gordon 2; M Cabrera; A Escobar.
GIDP: S Perez (3).
RBI: J Giavotella 2 (17); S Perez 2 (11); M Moustakas 2 (25); A Gordon (85).
2-out RBI: S Perez; A Gordon.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Escobar.
Baserunning
SB: J Francoeur (21, 2nd base off B Duensing/J Mauer); A Escobar (24, 2nd base off J Hoey/J Mauer).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Liam Hendriks, L (0-2) 5 8 5 5 0 2 0 6.00 22 83 53 34 5 14 9 11 3 0 33 -0.284 0.77 -2.5
Kyle Waldrop 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 8.44 5 10 6 5 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 -0.037 0.31 -0.9
Phil Dumatrait 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.29 2 11 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 -0.025 0.19 -1.3
Alex Burnett 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.29 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0.007 0.28 0.8
Brian Duensing 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.31 4 11 8 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.21 0.5
Jim Hoey 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.85 4 16 10 6 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 8 14 7 7 0 4 0 7.88 38 135 85 53 10 22 18 16 4 0 33 5 1 -0.330 0.53 -3.0
P Dumatrait faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luke Hochevar, W (11-11) 6 5 2 2 2 3 0 4.68 25 88 58 35 4 19 11 9 2 0 55 0.130 0.89 1.0
Blake Wood 0.2 2 1 1 3 0 0 3.86 6 24 9 4 0 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 -0.052 0.47 -1.3
Tim Collins, H (10) 1.2 1 0 0 2 2 0 3.53 8 38 21 8 4 9 2 2 0 0 3 0 0.057 0.71 0.9
Greg Holland, S (3) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.91 3 11 7 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.033 1.56 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 8 6 0 3.00 42 161 95 49 10 36 14 14 4 0 55 5 0 0.168 0.83 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: L Hendriks (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cory Blaser, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Alfonso Marquez.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: 19,076.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 66° F, Wind 15mph from Left to Right, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  R KCR M. Moustakas L. Hendriks 12% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hosmer Scores; Francoeur to 3B
t4 0-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R MIN D. Valencia L. Hochevar -11% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cuddyer Scores; Valencia to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b4 2-1 0 12- 5,(3-1)  R KCR M. Moustakas L. Hendriks 10% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Hosmer Scores; Francoeur to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Francoeur L. Hendriks 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Hosmer to 2B
t4 1-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Benson L. Hochevar 5% 69% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN B. Revere L. Hochevar 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Plouffe L. Hochevar 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Mauer L. Hochevar -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer L. Hochevar 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Liam Hendriks facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Gordon L. Hendriks -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera L. Hendriks -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR B. Butler L. Hendriks -1% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Kubel L. Hochevar 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN D. Valencia L. Hochevar 2% 54% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIN C. Parmelee L. Hochevar 1% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Liam Hendriks facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR E. Hosmer L. Hendriks 4% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR J. Francoeur L. Hendriks 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Hosmer to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  R KCR M. Moustakas L. Hendriks 12% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hosmer Scores; Francoeur to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO KCR J. Giavotella L. Hendriks -2% 75% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); Francoeur Scores
b2 2-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO KCR S. Perez L. Hendriks -4% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN J. Benson L. Hochevar -4% 68% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t3 0-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert L. Hochevar 4% 71% Flyball: LF (Short CF)
t3 0-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN B. Revere L. Hochevar 3% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  MIN T. Plouffe L. Hochevar -1% 74% Revere Steals 2B
t3 0-2 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Plouffe L. Hochevar 3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Liam Hendriks facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR A. Escobar L. Hendriks -2% 75% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b3 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR A. Gordon L. Hendriks 2% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Cabrera L. Hendriks -2% 75% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b3 2-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR B. Butler L. Hendriks -2% 73% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 0, Royals 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Mauer L. Hochevar 3% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer L. Hochevar -3% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Kubel L. Hochevar 3% 76% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN D. Valencia L. Hochevar -1% 75% Cuddyer Steals 2B
t4 0-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R MIN D. Valencia L. Hochevar -11% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cuddyer Scores; Valencia to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t4 1-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  MIN C. Parmelee L. Hochevar -1% 63% Walk
t4 1-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Benson L. Hochevar 5% 69% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Twins' Liam Hendriks facing 4-5-6
b4 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR E. Hosmer L. Hendriks 3% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 2-1 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  KCR J. Francoeur L. Hendriks 5% 77% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Hosmer to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- 5,(3-1)  R KCR M. Moustakas L. Hendriks 10% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Hosmer Scores; Francoeur to 3B
b4 3-1 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO KCR J. Giavotella L. Hendriks 0% 87% Reached on E6 (throw to 2B) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Francoeur Scores; Moustakas out at Hm/1B-C; Giavotella to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b4 4-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  R KCR S. Perez L. Hendriks 5% 92% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Giavotella Scores
b4 5-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O KCR A. Escobar L. Hendriks -1% 91% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b4 5-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  KCR A. Gordon L. Hendriks 0% 91% Wild Pitch; Perez to 3B
b4 5-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O KCR A. Gordon L. Hendriks -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 5.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 9-1-2
t5 1-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. Tolbert L. Hochevar 2% 92% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-5 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O MIN B. Revere L. Hochevar 1% 93% Lineout: LF (Short LF-CF)
t5 1-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  MIN T. Plouffe L. Hochevar -1% 92% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t5 1-5 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIN J. Mauer L. Hochevar 1% 93% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Twins' Liam Hendriks facing 2-3-4
b5 5-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera L. Hendriks -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 5-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler L. Hendriks -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 5-1 2 --- 7,(1-2)  O KCR E. Hosmer L. Hendriks -0% 92% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Royals 5.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 1-5, Royals' Luke Hochevar facing 4-5-6
t6 1-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer L. Hochevar -5% 87% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t6 1-5 0 --3 4,(2-1)  RO MIN J. Kubel L. Hochevar 2% 89% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B); Cuddyer Scores
t6 2-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O MIN D. Valencia L. Hochevar 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 2-5 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIN C. Parmelee L. Hochevar 1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Royals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Twins' Kyle Waldrop facing 5-6-7
Kyle Waldrop replaces Liam Hendriks pitching
b6 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Francoeur K. Waldrop -1% 91% Flyball: CF
b6 5-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR M. Moustakas K. Waldrop 1% 92% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b6 5-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O KCR J. Giavotella K. Waldrop -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Moustakas to 3B
b6 5-2 2 --3 2,(1-0)  R KCR S. Perez K. Waldrop 4% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Moustakas Scores
b6 6-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  KCR A. Escobar K. Waldrop 0% 95% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Perez to 2B
Phil Dumatrait replaces Kyle Waldrop pitching
b6 6-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  R KCR A. Gordon P. Dumatrait 2% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive); Perez Scores; Escobar to 2B
b6 7-2 2 12- 6,(3-2)  KCR M. Cabrera P. Dumatrait 0% 98% Single to P (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Escobar to 3B; Gordon to 2B
Alex Burnett replaces Phil Dumatrait pitching
b6 7-2 2 123 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Butler A. Burnett -1% 97% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 2, Royals 7.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 2-7, Royals' Blake Wood facing 8-9-1
Blake Wood replaces Luke Hochevar pitching
t7 2-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN J. Benson B. Wood -2% 95% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t7 2-7 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN M. Tolbert B. Wood 4% 98% Line Drive Double Play: SS unassisted (Weak SS); Benson out at 2B/SS
t7 2-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN B. Revere B. Wood -0% 98% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t7 2-7 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  MIN T. Plouffe B. Wood -0% 98% Revere Steals 2B
t7 2-7 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  MIN T. Plouffe B. Wood -1% 97% Walk
t7 2-7 2 12- 5,(3-1)  MIN J. Mauer B. Wood -2% 96% Walk; Revere to 3B; Plouffe to 2B
t7 2-7 2 123 6,(3-2)  R MIN M. Cuddyer B. Wood -4% 92% Walk; Revere Scores; Plouffe to 3B; Mauer to 2B
Tim Collins replaces Blake Wood pitching
t7 3-7 2 123 5,(1-2)  O MIN J. Kubel T. Collins 5% 97% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Twins' Brian Duensing facing 4-5-6
Brian Duensing replaces Alex Burnett pitching
b7 7-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR E. Hosmer B. Duensing -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b7 7-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR J. Francoeur B. Duensing 0% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b7 7-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Moustakas B. Duensing 1% 98% Francoeur Steals 2B; Francoeur to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b7 7-3 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O KCR M. Moustakas B. Duensing -1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b7 7-3 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O KCR J. Giavotella B. Duensing -1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 7.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-7, Royals' Tim Collins facing 6-7-8
t8 3-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  MIN D. Valencia T. Collins -2% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 3-7 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN C. Parmelee T. Collins 2% 96% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 3-7 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Benson T. Collins 2% 98% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t8 3-7 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Tolbert T. Collins 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Twins' Jim Hoey facing 8-9-1
Jim Hoey replaces Brian Duensing pitching
b8 7-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR S. Perez J. Hoey -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b8 7-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  KCR A. Escobar J. Hoey 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b8 7-3 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O KCR A. Gordon J. Hoey -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging, Escobar Steals 2B
b8 7-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Cabrera J. Hoey -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 7.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 3-7, Royals' Tim Collins facing 1-2-3
t9 3-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  MIN B. Revere T. Collins -2% 97% Walk
t9 3-7 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN T. Plouffe T. Collins 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-7 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN J. Mauer T. Collins -0% 98% Revere Steals 2B
t9 3-7 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  MIN J. Mauer T. Collins -2% 97% Walk
Greg Holland replaces Tim Collins pitching
t9 3-7 1 12- 6,(3-2)  MIN M. Cuddyer G. Holland -5% 92% Walk; Revere to 3B; Mauer to 2B
t9 3-7 1 123 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Kubel G. Holland 5% 96% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
t9 3-7 2 123 3,(0-2)  O MIN D. Valencia G. Holland 4% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 3, Royals 7.

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