Major League Baseball
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Minnesota 9, Kansas City 2
When: 7:10 PM ET, Saturday, September 11, 2021
Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: 78°
Umpires: Home - Greg Gibson, 1B - Ben May, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Will Little
Attendance: 19532
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Minnesota 21012030-9120
Kansas City
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Whit Merrifield 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .273
Nicky Lopez SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .300
Salvador Perez C 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .274
     Sebastian Rivero C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
Andrew Benintendi LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .267
Carlos Santana DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .219
Michael A. Taylor CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .243
Edward Olivares RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .217
Hanser Alberto 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .259
Hunter Dozier 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .206
Totals 35 2 10 2 1 6 20  
Batting
2B - Andrew Benintendi (22), Hanser Alberto (16), Hunter Dozier 2 (24)
TB - Whit Merrifield, Nicky Lopez 2, Salvador Perez, Andrew Benintendi 3, Hanser Alberto 3, Hunter Dozier 4
RBI - Andrew Benintendi (58), Hunter Dozier (42)
2-Out RBI - Hunter Dozier (16)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Whit Merrifield (43), Nicky Lopez (37), Edward Olivares 2 (9)
GIDP - Carlos Santana (11)
Team LOB - 8
Baserunning
CS - Whit Merrifield (4, 2nd by Pineda/Rortvedt)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Brady Singer (L 4-10) 4.2 7 6 6 2 7 5 4.85
Tyler Zuber 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.87
Wade Davis 1.0 3 3 3 2 0 0 6.75
Kyle Zimmer 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.63
Pitches-Strikes - Brady Singer 97-64, Tyler Zuber 23-14, Wade Davis 35-17, Kyle Zimmer 12-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Brady Singer 4-1, Tyler Zuber 1-1, Wade Davis 2-1, Kyle Zimmer 2-1
Batters Faced - Brady Singer 23, Tyler Zuber 4, Wade Davis 8, Kyle Zimmer 5
Inherited Runners-Scored - Tyler Zuber 1-0, Wade Davis 1-0, Kyle Zimmer 2-1
Minnesota
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Luis Arraez 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .291
Byron Buxton CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .290
Jorge Polanco 2B 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .280
Josh Donaldson DH 5 1 1 0 0 4 1 .250
Max Kepler RF 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .209
Nick Gordon SS 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 .238
Miguel Sano 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .216
Jake Cave LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .193
Ben Rortvedt C 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .155
Totals 36 9 12 9 4 9 11  
Batting
2B - Max Kepler (20)
HR - Byron Buxton (13), Jorge Polanco 2 (29), Max Kepler (17), Nick Gordon (2)
TB - Byron Buxton 5, Jorge Polanco 9, Josh Donaldson, Max Kepler 6, Nick Gordon 4, Jake Cave, Ben Rortvedt 2
RBI - Byron Buxton (23), Jorge Polanco 3 (86), Max Kepler (47), Nick Gordon (12), Jake Cave 2 (12), Ben Rortvedt (6)
2-Out RBI - Jake Cave 2 (10), Ben Rortvedt (1)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Luis Arraez (33), Byron Buxton (19), Ben Rortvedt (18)
Team LOB - 7
Baserunning
SB - Nick Gordon (7, 2nd off Singer/Perez)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Michael Pineda (W 6-8) 5.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 3.87
Caleb Thielbar 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.72
Luke Farrell 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47
Danny Coulombe 2.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 2.93
HBP - Salvador Perez (by Pineda)
Pitches-Strikes - Michael Pineda 72-50, Caleb Thielbar 26-14, Luke Farrell 12-8, Danny Coulombe 23-17
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Michael Pineda 7-3, Caleb Thielbar 0-1, Luke Farrell 1-1, Danny Coulombe 2-1
Batters Faced - Michael Pineda 20, Caleb Thielbar 5, Luke Farrell 3, Danny Coulombe 9