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KC hunting for runs
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Twins 2, Royals 0
Brett Tomko allowed six hits, striking out one and walking one. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Brett Tomko allowed just two runs over six innings, but the Royals didn't get a hit until the fifth inning and finished with only five as their scoring drought reached 26 innings. Billy Butler's hit streak extended to 11 games with a sixth-inning single.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (6-5)
Won 3
Minnesota 2, Kansas City 0   KC
Kansas City (6-5)
Lost 3
April 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 9 1
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 4/12/08  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Royals stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF5000017.292
Tolbert, SS4000004.455
Mauer, C4000013.250
Morneau, 1B4000010.222
Young, LF4010001.262
Kubel, DH4221010.265
Harris, 2B4020000.367
Span, RF4021011.308
Punto, 3B3020111.500
Totals362921617 

BATTING
HR: Kubel (3, 2nd inning off Tomko, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young; Kubel 5; Harris 2; Span 2; Punto 2.
RBI: Kubel (9), Span (2).
2-out RBI: Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez; Mauer 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Young (1, 2nd base by Mahay/Olivo).

FIELDING
E: Tolbert (1, throw).
DP: (Punto-Harris-Morneau).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Callaspo, SS4010002.333
Grudzielanek, 2B4000012.343
Teahen, LF3000112.316
Butler, DH4010011.372
Guillen, RF4000001.133
Gordon, 3B4010011.311
Olivo, C4000021.111
Gload, 1B2010100.333
Gathright, CF2010011.214
Totals310502711 

BATTING
TB: Callaspo; Butler; Gordon; Gload; Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen; Grudzielanek.
S: Gathright.
GIDP: Olivo.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Callaspo (1, fielding).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser (W, 1-2)6.03002402.84
Guerrier (H, 3)1.01000104.15
Neshek (H, 3)1.00000205.40
Nathan (S, 4)1.01000000.00
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tomko (L, 1-1)6.06221112.08
Ramirez 0.11000100.00
Mahay 1.21000301.42
Nunez 1.01000100.00

Tomko pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Bonser 89-58, Guerrier 14-11, Neshek 14-9, Nathan 11-7, Tomko 92-67, Ramirez 4-4, Mahay 22-17, Nunez 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonser 3-11, Guerrier 1-1, Neshek 1-0, Nathan 3-0, Tomko 12-5, Ramirez 0-0, Mahay 0-1, Nunez 2-0.
Batters faced: Bonser 24, Guerrier 4, Neshek 3, Nathan 3, Tomko 26, Ramirez 2, Mahay 5, Nunez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 2-0, Mahay 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 42 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 20 mph, L to R.
T: 2:38.
Att: 36,300.

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