Austin dazzles with bat, glove as Twins beat Royals 9-6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) There was little for Tyler Austin to be upset about as he headed to the bus on Sunday.

The Twins' first baseman had hit one of their four home runs in a 9-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. He had escaped unscathed after making a spectacular catch while flipping into the dugout down the first-base line and, perhaps most importantly, he didn't have to dress up in one of the ridiculous horse-and-jockey costumes that were awaiting his rookie teammates in their locker.

Instead, Austin was able to enjoy all of it - right down to the rookie hazing ritual - after the Twins managed to avoid a four-game sweep and an ignominious start to their final trip this season.

Max Kepler, Johnny Field and Jorge Polanco also went deep for the Twins, who had a season-high 18 hits and got a gritty effort by Kyle Gibson (8-13) to cool off the red-hot Royals.

''You always have something to play for,'' said Gibson, who lasted into the seventh to end a four-start losing streak, despite allowing five runs and 11 hits. ''When teams start giving up and throwing it in, they're only doing disrespecting those around you.''

So that's why Austin was willing to go head-over-heels into an empty dugout, and while the rest of the Twins were there to pick him right back up with a pat on his back.

''I don't think he cares where fences are,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said. ''He kind of caught it as he got there and unfortunately there were no people there. He took a pretty hard fall but he's OK.''

Jerry Vasto (0-1) allowed one run on three hits to take the loss in relief.

Ryan O'Hearn and Rosell Herrera staked Kansas City to a 2-0 lead with back-to-back run-scoring doubles in the first, but Minnesota slowly chipped away in building a 5-2 lead in the fourth.

Polanco began the comeback with an RBI single, but it was Kepler's homer off Jakob Junis - on the pitcher's 26th birthday, no less - and back-to-back shots by Austin and Field that turned the game.

It was the sixth time Minnesota has gone back-to-back this season.

Brian Goodwin answered for Kansas City with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth, and two-run shot by Adalberto Mondesi in the fifth allowed Kansas City to pull even again. But Polanco's homer off Brian Flynn leading off the sixth gave Minnesota the lead back for good.

''It was a good homestand. I'm glad we're playing better for our fans,'' said Royals manager Ned Yost, whose club has won five straight series. ''We haven't given them much to cheer for all summer long, yet they still cheer for us. So, to have some success here at the end of the season makes me feel a little bit better.''

RIDER UP

The Twins rookies poured out of the dugout long after the final pitch and proceeded to run around Kauffman Stadium in what Gibson dubbed the Kentucky Derby. They'll have to don their costumes again to run the Preakness after their final game in Detroit, then do it one more time to run the Belmont Stakes when they conclude their final road series in Oakland next weekend.

EWW, GROSS

Twins pitcher Zack Littell left Saturday's game after developing blood blister on a finger of his pitching hand. ''It's good,'' he said before Sunday's game. ''Came in this morning and let them drain it again. Letting it dry up and then take a day or two off catch, then get back at it.''

EASY WITH EDDIE

Eddie Rosario (hamstring) was the DH on Sunday, and Twins manager Paul Molitor said he's being cautious with putting him back in the outfield. ''I'm hoping he gets there. I don't think he's feeling that risk is worthwhile,'' Molitor said. ''As it's going, I'm getting him in there most days as DH.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Twins: C Mitch Garver (concussion) was feeling better Sunday, though it's still unclear when he will be cleared to play. ''He's got more energy,'' Molitor said. ''There's signs he's getting it behind him.'' ... 3B Miguel Sano (bruised leg) missed his 10th straight game. ''He said he's doing better,'' Molitor said. ''He told me he wanted to try to play sometime in the Detroit series.''

Royals: 1B/3B Hunter Dozier (back) was out of the lineup against Sunday. He's been in and out of the lineup for the past week. O'Hearn started at 1B and Alcides Escobar at 3B on Sunday.

UP NEXT

The Twins continue their 10-game trip when they visit Detroit for three games beginning Monday night. The Royals' final road trip also begins Monday night, when RHP Brad Keller (8-6, 3.04) is on the mound for the first of three games in Pittsburgh.

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  • W: K. Gibson (8-13)L: J. Vasto (0-1)
  • HR: MIN - T. Austin (16), M. Kepler (19), J. Polanco (5), J. Field (7), KC - A. Mondesi (9)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Polanco SS51421001.285.335.418.7529.0
E. Rosario DH41200013.288.323.475.7982.5
a- J. Cave PH-DH10000010.263.307.475.782-0.5
R. Grossman LF30110211.268.355.376.7313.5
L. Forsythe 2B50200023.240.314.302.6161.0
M. Kepler CF42111106.228.322.418.7408.0
E. Adrianza 3B-1B51110011.243.297.365.6623.5
T. Austin 1B41111000.223.283.490.7736.0
G. Petit 3B10000011.308.386.333.720-0.5
J. Field RF52421010.212.248.365.61211.5
C. Gimenez C51200001.182.245.273.5183.0
  • a-struck out for Rosario in the 8th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
W. Merrifield 2B50110011.302.366.436.8021.5
A. Mondesi SS51321011.291.319.482.8019.5
A. Gordon LF41100001.242.326.361.6872.0
R. O'Hearn 1B42310000.270.378.6261.0048.0
R. Herrera RF40110012.230.287.306.5932.5
B. Goodwin CF40110021.240.329.368.6971.0
A. Escobar 3B40000021.218.269.302.571-1.0
B. Phillips DH40100021.200.262.339.6010.0
C. Gallagher C10000001.240.283.360.6430.0
M. Viloria C32200000.273.333.455.7885.0
    BATTING
    • 2B - E. Adrianza (17), J. Field (10)
    • HR - J. Polanco (5), M. Kepler (19), T. Austin (16), J. Field (7)
    • RBI - J. Polanco 2 (32), R. Grossman (42), M. Kepler (52), E. Adrianza (35), T. Austin (35), J. Field 2 (17)
    • 2-Out RBI - J. Polanco (12), M. Kepler (20)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Rosario 2 (2), L. Forsythe, M. Kepler 4 (4), E. Adrianza, C. Gimenez
    BATTING
    • 2B - R. O'Hearn 2 (7), R. Herrera (12), M. Viloria (2)
    • HR - A. Mondesi (9)
    • RBI - W. Merrifield (57), A. Mondesi 2 (29), R. O'Hearn (25), R. Herrera (19), B. Goodwin (18)
    • 2-Out RBI - W. Merrifield (23), R. O'Hearn (9), R. Herrera (7)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Mondesi, A. Gordon, R. Herrera, B. Goodwin, B. Phillips
    BASERUNNING
    • CS - J. Polanco (4)
    • Picked Off - J. Field
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - A. Mondesi (25)
    • CS - A. Mondesi (6)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Polanco-Forsythe-Austin)
    FIELDING
    • E - R. O'Hearn (2)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    K. Gibson (W, 8-13)6.211550613.781.3112.0
    T. Rogers (H, 16)1.10000202.800.984.0
    T. Hildenberger1.02110104.761.290.5
    PITCHERSIP
    K. Gibson (W, 8-13)6.2
    T. Rogers (H, 16)1.1
    T. Hildenberger1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    J. Junis3.08441334.421.26-2.5
    B. Flynn2.04110004.061.651.0
    J. Vasto (L, 0-1)0.23210118.311.85-8.5
    K. McCarthy1.10000103.181.203.5
    B. Maurer1.01001207.942.082.0
    W. Peralta1.02221104.131.45-1.5
    PITCHERSIP
    J. Junis3.0
    B. Flynn2.0
    J. Vasto (L, 0-1)0.2
    K. McCarthy1.1
    B. Maurer1.0
    W. Peralta1.0
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - K. Gibson 94-64, T. Rogers 20-14, T. Hildenberger 16-11
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - K. Gibson 9-3, T. Rogers 1-1
    • Batters Faced - K. Gibson 29, T. Rogers 4, T. Hildenberger 5
    PITCHING
    • WP - W. Peralta (4)
    • Pitches-Strikes - J. Junis 82-52, B. Flynn 36-22, J. Vasto 20-11, K. McCarthy 15-9, B. Maurer 23-13, W. Peralta 22-13
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Junis 1-4, B. Flynn 3-3, K. McCarthy 1-2
    • Batters Faced - J. Junis 17, B. Flynn 10, J. Vasto 5, K. McCarthy 4, B. Maurer 4, W. Peralta 5
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Polanco SS51421001.285.335.418.7529.0
    E. Rosario DH41200013.288.323.475.7982.5
    a- J. Cave PH-DH10000010.263.307.475.782-0.5
    R. Grossman LF30110211.268.355.376.7313.5
    L. Forsythe 2B50200023.240.314.302.6161.0
    M. Kepler CF42111106.228.322.418.7408.0
    E. Adrianza 3B-1B51110011.243.297.365.6623.5
    T. Austin 1B41111000.223.283.490.7736.0
    G. Petit 3B10000011.308.386.333.720-0.5
    J. Field RF52421010.212.248.365.61211.5
    C. Gimenez C51200001.182.245.273.5183.0
    Total42918843817-----
    • a-struck out for Rosario in the 8th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    W. Merrifield 2B50110011.302.366.436.8021.5
    A. Mondesi SS51321011.291.319.482.8019.5
    A. Gordon LF41100001.242.326.361.6872.0
    R. O'Hearn 1B42310000.270.378.6261.0048.0
    R. Herrera RF40110012.230.287.306.5932.5
    B. Goodwin CF40110021.240.329.368.6971.0
    A. Escobar 3B40000021.218.269.302.571-1.0
    B. Phillips DH40100021.200.262.339.6010.0
    C. Gallagher C10000001.240.283.360.6430.0
    M. Viloria C32200000.273.333.455.7885.0
    Total3861361099-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - E. Adrianza (17), J. Field (10)
      • HR - J. Polanco (5), M. Kepler (19), T. Austin (16), J. Field (7)
      • RBI - J. Polanco 2 (32), R. Grossman (42), M. Kepler (52), E. Adrianza (35), T. Austin (35), J. Field 2 (17)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Polanco (12), M. Kepler (20)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Rosario 2 (2), L. Forsythe, M. Kepler 4 (4), E. Adrianza, C. Gimenez
      BATTING
      • 2B - R. O'Hearn 2 (7), R. Herrera (12), M. Viloria (2)
      • HR - A. Mondesi (9)
      • RBI - W. Merrifield (57), A. Mondesi 2 (29), R. O'Hearn (25), R. Herrera (19), B. Goodwin (18)
      • 2-Out RBI - W. Merrifield (23), R. O'Hearn (9), R. Herrera (7)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Mondesi, A. Gordon, R. Herrera, B. Goodwin, B. Phillips
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - J. Polanco (4)
      • Picked Off - J. Field
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - A. Mondesi (25)
      • CS - A. Mondesi (6)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Polanco-Forsythe-Austin)
      FIELDING
      • E - R. O'Hearn (2)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      K. Gibson (W, 8-13)6.211550613.781.3112.0
      T. Rogers (H, 16)1.10000202.800.984.0
      T. Hildenberger1.02110104.761.290.5
      Total9.01366091---
      PITCHERSIP
      K. Gibson (W, 8-13)6.2
      T. Rogers (H, 16)1.1
      T. Hildenberger1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. Junis3.08441334.421.26-2.5
      B. Flynn2.04110004.061.651.0
      J. Vasto (L, 0-1)0.23210118.311.85-8.5
      K. McCarthy1.10000103.181.203.5
      B. Maurer1.01001207.942.082.0
      W. Peralta1.02221104.131.45-1.5
      Total9.01898384---
      PITCHERSIP
      J. Junis3.0
      B. Flynn2.0
      J. Vasto (L, 0-1)0.2
      K. McCarthy1.1
      B. Maurer1.0
      W. Peralta1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - K. Gibson 94-64, T. Rogers 20-14, T. Hildenberger 16-11
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - K. Gibson 9-3, T. Rogers 1-1
      • Batters Faced - K. Gibson 29, T. Rogers 4, T. Hildenberger 5
      PITCHING
      • WP - W. Peralta (4)
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. Junis 82-52, B. Flynn 36-22, J. Vasto 20-11, K. McCarthy 15-9, B. Maurer 23-13, W. Peralta 22-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Junis 1-4, B. Flynn 3-3, K. McCarthy 1-2
      • Batters Faced - J. Junis 17, B. Flynn 10, J. Vasto 5, K. McCarthy 4, B. Maurer 4, W. Peralta 5
      • 9TH INNING
        Merrifield singled to right center, Viloria scored96
        Field singled to left, Adrianza scored95
        Adrianza doubled to deep right center, Kepler scored85
      • 6TH INNING
        Rosario scored, Forsythe to second on 1st baseman O'Hearn fielding error75
        Polanco homered to left65
      • 5TH INNING
        Mondesi homered to right center, Viloria scored55
      • 4TH INNING
        Goodwin singled to right center, O'Hearn scored53
        Grossman singled to center, Gimenez scored, Rosario to second52
        Field homered to left42
        Austin homered to center32
      • 3RD INNING
        Kepler homered to center22
      • 2ND INNING
        Polanco singled to center, Field scored, Gimenez to second12
      • 1ST INNING
        Herrera doubled to deep center, O'Hearn scored02
        O'Hearn doubled to deep right, Gordon scored01
      • 9TH INNING
        • Wily Peralta relieved Brandon Maurer
        • M. Kepler: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kepler walked
        • E. Adrianza: Adrianza doubled to deep right center, Kepler scored
        • G. Petit: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Petit struck out swinging
        • J. Field: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Adrianza to third on wild pitch, Foul, Ball, Foul, Field singled to left, Adrianza scored
        • C. Gimenez: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Field picked off at first, pitcher to first, Foul, Ball, Gimenez flied out to left
        • Middle of the 9th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Trevor Hildenberger relieved Taylor Rogers
        • A. Escobar: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Escobar flied out to right
        • B. Phillips: Strike looking, Phillips flied out to left
        • M. Viloria: Strike looking, Ball, Viloria doubled to deep right
        • W. Merrifield: Ball, Merrifield singled to right center, Viloria scored
        • A. Mondesi: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Mondesi struck out looking
        • End of the 9th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Brandon Maurer relieved Kevin McCarthy
        • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Polanco singled to left
        • Jake Cave hit for Eddie Rosario
        • J. Cave: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Polanco caught stealing second, catcher to shortstop, Strike swinging, Cave struck out swinging
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Grossman walked
        • L. Forsythe: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Forsythe struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • T. Rogers Pitching:
        • R. O'Hearn: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, O'Hearn grounded out to second
        • R. Herrera: Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Herrera struck out swinging
        • B. Goodwin: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Goodwin struck out swinging
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • K. McCarthy Pitching:
        • T. Austin: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Austin flied out to deep right
        • J. Field: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Field struck out swinging
        • C. Gimenez: Gimenez grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Gregorio Petit at third base
        • M. Viloria: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Viloria grounded out to shortstop
        • W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Foul, Merrifield grounded out to shortstop
        • A. Mondesi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Mondesi singled to right
        • Taylor Rogers relieved Kyle Gibson
        • A. Gordon: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mondesi stole second, Gordon flied out to deep center
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Jerry Vasto relieved Brian Flynn
        • J. Polanco: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Polanco homered to left
        • E. Rosario: Rosario singled to left center
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Grossman struck out swinging
        • L. Forsythe: Ball, Ball, Forsythe singled to left, Rosario to second
        • M. Kepler: Ball, Foul, Foul, Kepler flied out to deep center, Rosario to third
        • Kevin McCarthy relieved Jerry Vasto
        • E. Adrianza: Rosario scored, Forsythe to second on 1st baseman O'Hearn fielding error, Ball, Ball, Adrianza flied out to center
        • Middle of the 6th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • B. Goodwin: Strike looking, Ball, Goodwin popped out to shortstop
        • A. Escobar: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Escobar fouled out to first
        • B. Phillips: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Phillips struck out swinging
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • Meibrys Viloria catching
        • E. Adrianza: Foul, Adrianza grounded bunt out to pitcher
        • T. Austin: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Austin lined out to center
        • J. Field: Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Field doubled to deep left
        • C. Gimenez: Ball, Ball, Gimenez grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • M. Viloria: Strike looking, Viloria singled to center
        • W. Merrifield: Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Merrifield struck out swinging
        • A. Mondesi: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mondesi homered to right center, Viloria scored
        • A. Gordon: Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to first
        • R. O'Hearn: Ball, O'Hearn singled to right center
        • R. Herrera: Herrera grounded out to first
        • End of the 5th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • J. Junis Pitching:
        • T. Austin: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Austin homered to center
        • J. Field: Ball, Strike looking, Field homered to left
        • Brian Flynn relieved Jake Junis
        • C. Gimenez: Strike looking, Gimenez singled to left center
        • J. Polanco: Polanco flied out to center
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rosario singled to right, Gimenez to third
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Grossman singled to center, Gimenez scored, Rosario to second
        • L. Forsythe: Ball, Ball, Forsythe lined out to center
        • M. Kepler: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kepler grounded out to pitcher
        • Middle of the 4th (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • R. O'Hearn: Strike looking, Ball, O'Hearn doubled to deep right
        • R. Herrera: Herrera grounded out to second, O'Hearn to third
        • B. Goodwin: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Goodwin singled to right center, O'Hearn scored
        • A. Escobar: Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • B. Phillips: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Phillips struck out swinging
        • End of the 4th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • J. Junis Pitching:
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Grossman grounded out to second
        • L. Forsythe: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Forsythe struck out looking
        • M. Kepler: Foul, Ball, Kepler homered to center
        • E. Adrianza: Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Adrianza flied out to deep right
        • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • W. Merrifield: Ball, Strike swinging, Merrifield grounded out to shortstop
        • A. Mondesi: Ball, Strike swinging, Mondesi grounded bunt out to catcher
        • A. Gordon: Gordon lined out to shortstop
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • J. Junis Pitching:
        • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Adrianza struck out looking
        • T. Austin: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Austin flied out to center
        • J. Field: Field singled to left center
        • C. Gimenez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gimenez singled to left, Field to second
        • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Polanco singled to center, Field scored, Gimenez to second
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Ball, Rosario lined out to right
        • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • A. Escobar: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • B. Phillips: Ball, Phillips singled to center
        • C. Gallagher: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Gallagher grounded out to second, Phillips out at second
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • J. Junis Pitching:
        • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Polanco singled to left
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Rosario struck out swinging
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Grossman walked, Polanco to second
        • L. Forsythe: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Forsythe reached on an infield single to second, Grossman out at second
        • M. Kepler: Kepler lined out to center
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • K. Gibson Pitching:
        • W. Merrifield: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Merrifield grounded out to third
        • A. Mondesi: Mondesi singled to center
        • A. Gordon: Pickoff attempt, Gordon singled to left, Mondesi to second
        • R. O'Hearn: Ball, Ball, Mondesi caught stealing third, catcher to third, Gordon to second, Foul, O'Hearn doubled to deep right, Gordon scored
        • R. Herrera: Ball, Strike looking, Herrera doubled to deep center, O'Hearn scored
        • B. Goodwin: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Goodwin struck out swinging
        • End of the 1st (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)