Athletics 6, Royals 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 9 1
Kansas City 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 9 1
WP: C. Bradford (3-3) S: K. Foulke (14)
LP: R. DeHart (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
-E. Byrnes homered to left
Bot 1st: Kansas City
-R. Ibanez tripled to deep left, D. Relaford and M. Sweeney scored
-C. Beltran reached on an infield single, R. Ibanez scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
-J. Dye hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Tejada scored
-E. Chavez homered to right, E. Durazo scored
Bot 7th: Kansas City
-J. Randa singled to right, M. DiFelice scored, D. Relaford to second
Top 8th: Oakland
-R. Hernandez singled to right, E. Durazo scored
-T. Long singled to right, R. Hernandez scored, M. Ellis to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Byrnes lf 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .342
S. Hatteberg 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271
M. Tejada ss 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .222
E. Durazo dh 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .284
J. Dye rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .185
   C. Singleton cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .241
R. Hernandez c 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .280
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .246
A. Piatt lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .179
   T. Long rf 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .249
 Totals 35 6 9 6 5 3 12  
 Batting
2B - A Piatt (3, C George); E Durazo (15, R DeHart).
HR - E Byrnes (5, 1st inning off C George 0 on, 0 Out), E Chavez (10, 3rd inning off C George 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Dye.
RBI - E Byrnes (25), J Dye (7), E Chavez 2 (24), R Hernandez (22), T Long (26).
2-out RBI - E Chavez 2, R Hernandez, T Long.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 1, E Chavez 1, E Byrnes 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - E Byrnes (4, 2nd base off D Carrasco/M Difelice).
 
 Fielding
E - R Hernandez (2, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Relaford 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .292
J. Randa 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .225
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .311
R. Ibanez lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 .288
C. Beltran cf 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .281
M. Lopez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235
M. Tucker rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
M. DiFelice c 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .288
 Totals 36 4 9 4 1 8 10  
 Batting
3B - R Ibanez (2, B Zito).
RBI - R Ibanez 2 (27), C Beltran (23), J Randa (23).
2-out RBI - J Randa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, M Tucker 2, M Lopez 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D Relaford (7, 2nd base off B Zito/R Hernandez), C Beltran 2 (10, 2nd base off R Rincon/R Hernandez, 2nd base off B Zito/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
E - D Relaford (5, bobble).
Outfield assists - M Tucker (E Byrnes at Home).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito 6.2 7 4 4 1 4 0 2.94
C. Bradford (W, 3-3) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.04
R. Rincon 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.34
K. Foulke (S, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.20
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. George 6.0 5 4 4 2 2 2 6.35
D.J. Carrasco 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.45
R. DeHart (L, 0-1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 6.75
J. Grimsley 0.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.09
B. Voyles 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - B Zito 111-62; C Bradford 9-5; R Rincon 15-11; K Foulke 22-14; C George 97-62; D Carrasco 17-10; R DeHart 10-5; J Grimsley 11-4; B Voyles 16-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Zito 6-10; C Bradford 0-0; R Rincon 1-0; K Foulke 1-1; C George 6-10; D Carrasco 1-0; R DeHart 1-1; J Grimsley 0-0; B Voyles 1-3.
Batters faced - B Zito 28; C Bradford 2; R Rincon 4; K Foulke 3; C George 26; D Carrasco 4; R DeHart 3; J Grimsley 3; B Voyles 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Matt Hollowell. 1B--Bill Hohn. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 2:46.
Attendance: 16,249.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY OAKLAND'S ERIC BYRNES LED OFF THE GAME AND ALSO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 22 GAMES.

Updated on Sunday, Jun 1, 2003 9:59 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
C. Beltran C. Beltran
3-4
1 RBI