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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Kansas City 5, Minnesota 3
When: 2:10 PM ET, Sunday, September 12, 2021
Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: 64°
Umpires: Home - Ben May, 1B - Rob Drake, 2B - Will Little, 3B - Greg Gibson
Attendance: 19496
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Innings:
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Top 1st
Kansas City
Whit Merrifield doubles to center.
Nicky Lopez singles to shortstop. Whit Merrifield to third.
Salvador Perez out on a sacrifice fly to right. Whit Merrifield scores. Nicky Lopez to second.
Andrew Benintendi flies out to left.
Carlos Santana flies out to center.
Bottom 1st
Minnesota Byron Buxton hits a ground rule double to left.
Byron Buxton on passed ball, advances to third.
Rob Refsnyder grounds out, shortstop to first.
Luis Arraez out on a sacrifice fly to left. Byron Buxton scores.
Josh Donaldson grounds out, second to first.
Top 2nd
Kansas City Adalberto Mondesi homers to right.
Ryan O'Hearn strikes out.
Kyle Isbel strikes out.
Sebastian Rivero strikes out.
Bottom 2nd
Minnesota Miguel Sano strikes out.
Brent Rooker flies out to right.
Ryan Jeffers strikes out.
Top 3rd
Kansas City Whit Merrifield grounds out, third to first.
Nicky Lopez strikes out.
Salvador Perez strikes out.
Bottom 3rd
Minnesota Willians Astudillo grounds out, second to first.
Andrelton Simmons singles to left.
Byron Buxton hit by pitch. Andrelton Simmons to second.
Rob Refsnyder pops out on infield fly rule to second.
Luis Arraez pops out to second.
Top 4th
Kansas City Andrew Benintendi strikes out.
Carlos Santana grounds out, second to first.
Adalberto Mondesi flies out to center.
Bottom 4th
Minnesota Josh Donaldson strikes out.
Miguel Sano strikes out.
Brent Rooker grounds out, third to first.
Top 5th
Kansas City Ryan O'Hearn singles to right.
Kyle Isbel lines out to left.
Sebastian Rivero singles to left. Ryan O'Hearn to second.
Jovani Moran enters game as pitcher.
Whit Merrifield doubles to first. Ryan O'Hearn scores. Sebastian Rivero to third.
Nicky Lopez strikes out.
Salvador Perez lines out to right.
Bottom 5th
Minnesota Ryan Jeffers strikes out.
Willians Astudillo lines out to second.
Andrelton Simmons strikes out.
Top 6th
Kansas City Andrew Benintendi singles to left.
Carlos Santana strikes out.
Adalberto Mondesi flies out to right.
Ryan O'Hearn walks. Andrew Benintendi to second.
Kyle Isbel walks. Andrew Benintendi to third. Ryan O'Hearn to second.
Ralph Garza enters game as pitcher.
Sebastian Rivero grounds out, third to first.
Bottom 6th
Minnesota Byron Buxton singles to center.
Rob Refsnyder singles to left. Byron Buxton to second.
Luis Arraez lines out to left.
Josh Donaldson walks. Byron Buxton to third. Rob Refsnyder to second.
Domingo Tapia enters game as pitcher.
Miguel Sano strikes out.
Brent Rooker doubles to left. Byron Buxton scores. Rob Refsnyder scores. Josh Donaldson to third.
Max Kepler enters game as pinch hitter, replacing Ryan Jeffers.
Max Kepler pops out into foul territory to third.
Top 7th
Kansas City Rob Refsnyder moves from right field to left field.
Ben Rortvedt enters the game, playing catcher. Brent Rooker leaves the game.
Max Kepler remains in the game at right field.
Whit Merrifield grounds out, shortstop to first.
Nicky Lopez strikes out.
Salvador Perez pops out to first.
Bottom 7th
Minnesota Jake Brentz enters game as pitcher.
Willians Astudillo flies out to center.
Andrelton Simmons strikes out.
Byron Buxton strikes out.
Top 8th
Kansas City Jorge Alcala enters game as pitcher.
Andrew Benintendi singles to right.
Carlos Santana walks. Andrew Benintendi to second.
Hunter Dozier enters game as pinch runner, replacing Carlos Santana.
Adalberto Mondesi out on a sacrifice bunt, pitcher to second. Andrew Benintendi to third. Hunter Dozier to second.
Ryan O'Hearn on a fielder's choice out, reaches first, second to catcher. Andrew Benintendi out at home. Hunter Dozier to third.
Edward Olivares enters game as pinch runner, replacing Ryan O'Hearn.
Kyle Isbel singles to right. Hunter Dozier scores. Edward Olivares to second.
Sebastian Rivero strikes out.
Bottom 8th
Minnesota Josh Staumont enters game as pitcher.
Edward Olivares remains in the game at right field.
Hunter Dozier remains in the game at first base.
Rob Refsnyder grounds out, third to first.
Luis Arraez on error by Adalberto Mondesi, reaches first.
Josh Donaldson walks. Luis Arraez to second.
Miguel Sano grounds into a double play, shortstop to second to first. Josh Donaldson out at second. Miguel Sano out at first.
Top 9th
Kansas City Juan Minaya enters game as pitcher.
Whit Merrifield singles to right.
Nicky Lopez out on a sacrifice bunt, first to second. Whit Merrifield to second.
Salvador Perez singles to center. Whit Merrifield to third.
Andrew Benintendi out on a sacrifice fly to left. Whit Merrifield scores.
Hunter Dozier strikes out.
Bottom 9th
Minnesota Scott Barlow enters game as pitcher.
Jorge Polanco enters game as pinch hitter, replacing Ben Rortvedt.
Jorge Polanco strikes out.
Max Kepler singles to left.
Willians Astudillo pops out to shortstop.
Nick Gordon enters game as pinch hitter, replacing Andrelton Simmons.
Nick Gordon strikes out.