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De La Rosa falls at Dome
Twins 5, Royals 3
Jorge De La Rosa gave up five earned runs in six innings. (Paul Battaglia/AP)
Jorge De La Rosa gave up five runs on eight hits in six innings as the Royals dropped their second straight game at the Metrodome. Jason LaRue, Jason Smith and Mark Grudzielanek drove in the Royals' runs with solo homers.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (47-59)
Lost 2
Minnesota 5, Kansas City 3   MIN
Minnesota (55-51)
Won 4
July 31, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1   3 8 2
Minnesota
0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 7/31/07  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Twins Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4010010.280
Grudzielanek, 2B4131000.311
Teahen, RF4000031.280
Brown, DH4010010.232
Gload, LF4000001.281
Gordon, 3B3000000.241
Smith, 1B3111000.211
Pena, SS3010000.285
LaRue, C3111001.163
Totals32383053 

BATTING
HR: LaRue (4, 3rd inning off Silva, 0 on, 2 out), Smith (2, 8th inning off Silva, 0 on, 0 out), Grudzielanek (5, 9th inning off Nathan, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 6; Brown; Smith 4; Pena; LaRue 4.
RBI: LaRue (11), Smith (6), Grudzielanek (37).
2-out RBI: LaRue.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: DeJesus (4, 2nd base by Silva/Redmond), Grudzielanek 2 (2, 2nd base by Silva/Redmond, 2nd base by Silva/Redmond).

FIELDING
E: Grudzielanek (6, throw), LaRue (3, missed catch).
DP: (Grudzielanek-Pena-Smith).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Tyner, RF4010002.290
Bartlett, SS4021001.260
Mauer, DH3000102.300
Morneau, 1B4000003.297
Hunter, CF4111000.288
Redmond, C3000100.278
Cirillo, 3B3100011.261
  Punto, 3B0000000.211
Ford, LF3221000.239
Casilla, 2B3121000.261
Totals31584219 

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (14, De La Rosa), Ford (6, De La Rosa).
HR: Hunter (22, 2nd inning off De La Rosa, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Tyner; Bartlett 3; Hunter 4; Ford 3; Casilla 2.
RBI: Hunter (74), Ford (14), Casilla (3), Bartlett (26).
2-out RBI: Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau 2.
GIDP: Tyner.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ford (3, 3rd base off De La Rosa/LaRue).

FIELDING
DP: (Redmond-Bartlett).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
De La Rosa (L, 8-11)6.08552115.46
Bale 2.00000001.42
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva (W, 9-11)8.07220324.61
Nathan (S, 24)1.01110212.02

Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa 90-51, Bale 22-13, Silva 101-66, Nathan 15-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: De La Rosa 12-5, Bale 2-4, Silva 9-9, Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced: De La Rosa 27, Bale 6, Silva 28, Nathan 4.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:11.
Att: 22,890.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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