MLB PRO
MINNESOTA TWINS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
09/27/2020
 
MINNESOTA TWINS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 8205 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2020
GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota Twins (76-86) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
Kansas City Royals (69-93) 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 X 8 14 0
Royals Bang Out 8-1 Win Versus Minnesota
The Kansas City Royals topped the Minnesota Twins by the score of 8-1, with the largest share of the credit going to right fielder Sergio Pagán. Pagán was 3 for 4 with 3 singles and a walk, while scoring 3 runs for the Royals. The 4th-place Royals improved to 69-93.

Juan Ruíz aided the Kansas City cause with a run-scoring single in the bottom of the second. For the game, the second baseman was 2 for 5 with 2 singles.

"It was a solid team effort and we'll try to keep this momentum going," Ruíz told reporters after the game.
MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
M. López RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .246 32 80
D. Wilson SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .277 12 49
   a-J. Torres PH, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242 0 4
G. Copeland 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .337 37 127
N. Arenado 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .259 33 86
   b-M. Johnston PH, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 4 15
J. Adell CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .208 7 20
P. Fielder DH 4 0 2 1 0 2 1 .231 16 40
C. Scott 2B, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .280 8 71
M. Perez C 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .280 20 65
J. Ramírez LF 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .254 16 45
Totals 32 1 7 1 3 11 14      
a - J. Torres pinch hit for D. Wilson in the 8th
b - M. Johnston pinch hit for N. Arenado in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: P. Fielder (10, 2nd Inning off J. Neal, 1 on, 1 out)
Triples: J. Adell (3, 2nd Inning off J. Neal, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: P. Fielder 3 , G. Copeland , J. Ramírez , J. Adell 3 , C. Scott , N. Arenado
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , M. Perez 2
Team LOB: 6

FIELDING
Errors: C. Scott (16)
Double Plays: 1 (Perez-Scott)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Blanchard CF 3 0 1 0 2 0 3 .266 1 13
G. López SS 4 1 1 1 1 0 4 .303 10 77
A. Morales 3B 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .271 13 31
A. Moser DH 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 .323 3 8
J. Sherman LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .281 12 58
   a-J. Estever PH, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 0 0
S. Pagán RF 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 .324 7 22
E. Hosmer 1B 4 1 3 0 1 0 1 .309 11 30
J. Ruíz 2B 5 1 2 1 0 2 6 .271 6 48
F. Burt C 3 0 2 3 0 0 3 .192 1 5
Totals 36 8 14 8 6 7 24      
a - J. Estever pinch hit for J. Sherman in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: G. López (38, 7th Inning off J. Reyes, 0 on, 0 outs) A. Moser (6, 7th Inning off J. Reyes, 2 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Blanchard , S. Pagán 3 , J. Ruíz 2 , F. Burt 2 , G. López 2 , A. Moser 3 , E. Hosmer 3
2-out RBI: J. Ruíz , F. Burt 2 , G. López
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Blanchard , A. Morales , J. Ruíz , G. López
Sac Fly: F. Burt
Hit by Pitch: A. Morales
Team LOB: 12

BASERUNNING
CS: B. Blanchard (5)
MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
M. Tanaka L (8-9) 5.2 7 3 3 3 3 0 103 63 4.33
J. Reyes 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 0 22 14 5.96
W. Font 1.2 5 2 2 2 3 0 43 25 5.82
PITCHING
Game Score: M. Tanaka 43
Batters Faced: M. Tanaka 27, J. Reyes 5, W. Font 12
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Tanaka 4-8, J. Reyes 1-0, W. Font 0-2
Pitches - Strikes: M. Tanaka 103-63, J. Reyes 22-14, W. Font 43-25
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. Reyes 1-0 , W. Font 1-1
Hit Batsmen: M. Tanaka
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
J. Neal 3.2 3 1 1 1 5 0 72 45 3.75
C. James W (4-4) 2.1 3 0 0 0 3 0 39 27 3.18
M. Lang H (5) 2.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 39 21 3.38
I. Kendall 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 4 3.52
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Neal 53
Batters Faced: J. Neal 15, C. James 9, M. Lang 9, I. Kendall 2
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Neal 2-4, C. James 0-3, M. Lang 2-2, I. Kendall 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. Neal 72-45, C. James 39-27, M. Lang 39-21, I. Kendall 8-4
Inherited Runners - Scored: C. James 1-0 , I. Kendall 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Sergio Pagán
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (64 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 19 mph
Start Time: 2:05 PM PST
Time: 3:55
Attendance: 36001
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