MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT MINNESOTA TWINS
09/22/2019
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT MINNESOTA TWINS
GAME ID: 2912 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2019 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Kansas City Royals (77-80) 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 14 1
Minnesota Twins (84-72) 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 12 1
Royals Win in Extras
Miguel Mercedes helped his team muscle past the Minnesota Twins, 7-6. In the game, the Kansas City first baseman was 3-6 with a home run and 2 singles, while scoring 2 runs. Blake Wood was credited with the save. He has now successfully converted 3 of 7 save opportunities. The third-place Royals lifted their record to 77-80.

Mercedes had a game-changing home run in the top of the 12th. On a full count fastball from Brady M. Feigl, he banged a solo home run to left, giving the Royals a 7-6 lead. It was the 28th home run of the year for Mercedes.

"This kind of game is tough on the heart," said winning manager Ned Yost.
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Mondesi SS 6 1 1 0 0 2 2 .234 5 40
C. Colon 2B 6 1 1 0 0 2 1 .277 2 31
S. Perez C 6 1 2 1 0 1 0 .329 26 95
M. Mercedes 1B 6 2 3 1 0 2 1 .220 28 85
A. Escalera-Maldonado RF 4 1 1 2 1 1 3 .250 0 2
C. Cuthbert 3B 6 0 2 2 0 1 4 .261 17 70
L. Cain DH 6 0 1 0 0 0 4 .263 1 22
R. Fuentes CF 6 0 1 0 0 4 2 .236 5 50
J. Palmeiro LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .212 16 47
   a-J. Singleton PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .133 1 2
   b-L. Adams LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 3 17
Totals 50 7 14 7 2 14 19      
a - J. Singleton pinch hit for J. Palmeiro in the 11th
b - L. Adams substituted for J. Singleton in the 11th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Palmeiro (23, 6th Inning off N. Burdi, 0 on, 1 out) A. Escalera-Maldonado (1, 3rd Inning off T. Cingrani, 2 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: M. Mercedes (28, 12th Inning off B. Feigl, 0 on, 1 out) J. Singleton (1, 11th Inning off C. Irby, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Palmeiro 2 , M. Mercedes 6 , A. Escalera-Maldonado 2 , R. Mondesi , C. Cuthbert 2 , C. Colon , S. Perez 2 , R. Fuentes , L. Cain , J. Singleton 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Palmeiro , C. Colon , R. Fuentes , L. Cain 2
Sac Fly: A. Escalera-Maldonado
Team LOB: 10

BASERUNNING
SB: A. Escalera-Maldonado (1) , R. Mondesi (32)

FIELDING
Errors: P. Johnson (4)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
N. Gordon SS 5 1 2 1 1 0 2 .314 17 71
B. Davidson RF 6 0 1 1 0 1 6 .254 7 28
C. Cron DH 6 1 1 0 0 4 2 .273 24 82
M. Sano 1B 6 1 1 1 0 3 2 .270 29 64
E. Rosario LF 6 0 2 1 0 1 0 .270 33 84
K. Plawecki C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 13 56
   a-A. Minier PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .282 21 66
   b-J. Acosta C 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333 0 0
M. Kepler CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276 13 80
E. Longoria 3B 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 .292 19 45
H. Olivera 2B 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .242 13 59
Totals 48 6 12 6 3 10 17      
a - A. Minier pinch hit for K. Plawecki in the 9th
b - J. Acosta substituted for A. Minier in the 10th

BATTING
Doubles: B. Davidson (17, 5th Inning off P. Johnson, 1 on, 2 outs) N. Gordon (26, 1st Inning off P. Johnson, 0 on, 0 outs) C. Cron (16, 4th Inning off P. Johnson, 0 on, 1 out) J. Acosta (1, 11th Inning off K. Kato, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: M. Sano (29, 6th Inning off B. Brach, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Davidson 2 , H. Olivera 2 , N. Gordon 3 , C. Cron 2 , E. Rosario 2 , M. Sano 4 , E. Longoria , A. Minier , J. Acosta 2
2-out RBI: B. Davidson , H. Olivera , N. Gordon , E. Rosario
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , B. Davidson 2 , K. Plawecki , C. Cron , M. Sano
Team LOB: 9

FIELDING
Errors: N. Gordon (13)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
P. Johnson 5.0 5 3 3 1 2 0 75 45 4.50   
B. Brach H (21) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 22 14 3.64   
J. Oramas H (4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 5 5.41   
A. Nina H (3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 16 10 4.38   
K. Herrera BS (2) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 18 8 4.05   
K. Kato 1.1 1 1 1 1 2 0 23 15 12.38   
L. Severino W (4-3), BS (1) 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 20 11 4.99   
B. Wood SV (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 9 5.26   
PITCHING
Game Score: P. Johnson 46
Batters Faced: P. Johnson 21, B. Brach 4, J. Oramas 3, A. Nina 3, K. Herrera 5, K. Kato 6, L. Severino 6, B. Wood 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: P. Johnson 6-7, B. Brach 1-1, J. Oramas 0-2, A. Nina 0-0, K. Herrera 0-2, K. Kato 0-2, L. Severino 0-3, B. Wood 0-2
Pitches - Strikes: P. Johnson 75-45, B. Brach 22-14, J. Oramas 7-5, A. Nina 16-10, K. Herrera 18-8, K. Kato 23-15, L. Severino 20-11, B. Wood 14-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Kato 2-0 , L. Severino 1-1
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
T. Cingrani 2.1 7 5 4 0 3 0 54 38 6.35   
C. Hu 3.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 33 22 5.93   
N. Burdi 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 27 16 7.62   
J. Jeffress 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 18 9 5.48   
D. Gallant 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 22 15 3.61   
C. Irby 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 19 14 4.22   
B. Feigl L (9-5) 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 1 26 14 3.94   
PITCHING
Game Score: T. Cingrani 24
Batters Faced: T. Cingrani 15, C. Hu 11, N. Burdi 7, J. Jeffress 4, D. Gallant 4, C. Irby 7, B. Feigl 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: T. Cingrani 2-2, C. Hu 4-3, N. Burdi 2-1, J. Jeffress 1-0, D. Gallant 2-0, C. Irby 2-2, B. Feigl 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: T. Cingrani 54-38, C. Hu 33-22, N. Burdi 27-16, J. Jeffress 18-9, D. Gallant 22-15, C. Irby 19-14, B. Feigl 26-14
Inherited Runners - Scored: C. Hu 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Miguel Mercedes
Ballpark: Target Field
Weather: Clear skies (61 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 11 mph
Start Time: 2:10 PM EST
Time: 4:50
Attendance: 38778
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