Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Kansas City leads 1-0 (as of 9/11)

Game 1: Tuesday, September 11
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Minnesota1
Game 2: Wednesday, September 12
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Minnesota5
Game 3: Thursday, September 13
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in 10
Minnesota4

Royals 9

(64-77, 33-39 away)

Twins 1

(59-83, 28-42 home)

8:10 PM ET, September 11, 2012

Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

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KC 031000041 9 16 1
MIN 000000010 1 11 1

W: W. Smith (5-7)

L: S. Diamond (11-7)

Game Notes

ROYALS CATCHER SALVADOR PEREZ SINGLED IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES.
TWINS CATCHER JOE MAUER WAS SCRATCHED FROM THE STARTING LINEUP DUE TO BACK SPASMS.

Game Information

StadiumTarget Field, Minneapolis, MN
Attendance28,993 (73.4% full) - % is based on regular season capacity
Game Time2:56
Weather93 degrees, clear
Wind20 mph
UmpiresHome Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Dan Bellino, Second Base - Mike Estabrook, Third Base - Larry Vanover