Oakland 16, Kansas City 1
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 3 4 0 8 0 1 16 18 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 1
WP: J. Blanton (7-9)
LP: J. Lima (4-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Oakland
- D. Johnson homered to deep right
- M. Ellis singled to third, J. Payton scored, N. Swisher to second
- J. Kendall singled to right, N. Swisher scored, M. Ellis to third
Top 5th: Oakland
- B. Kielty singled to left, E. Chavez and D. Johnson scored, N. Swisher to third
- M. Ellis doubled to deep center, N. Swisher and B. Kielty scored
Top 7th: Oakland
- M. Ellis doubled to deep left center, B. Kielty scored
- B. Crosby grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ellis scored, J. Kendall to third, M. Kotsay out at second
- E. Chavez doubled to left, J. Kendall and B. Crosby scored
- J. Payton singled to center, E. Chavez scored, D. Johnson to second
- N. Swisher homered to deep left, D. Johnson and J. Payton scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to left, J. McEwing scored, J. Buck to second
Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Payton doubled to deep right, D. Johnson scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 1 2 1 2 1 3 .275
M. Kotsay cf 6 0 1 0 0 1 5 .266
B. Crosby ss 4 1 0 1 1 2 4 .286
    K. Ginter 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .163
E. Chavez 3b 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .275
    M. Scutaro ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
D. Johnson 1b 3 4 2 1 3 0 0 .330
J. Payton lf 6 2 3 2 0 0 5 .279
N. Swisher rf 3 3 1 3 3 0 0 .258
B. Kielty dh 5 2 3 2 1 1 3 .279
M. Ellis 2b 6 1 3 4 0 0 4 .300
 Totals 45 16 18 16 10 6 27  
 Batting
2B - M Ellis 2 (14, J Gobble, J Lima); E Chavez 2 (26, J Gobble 2); J Payton (10, J Bayliss).
HR - D Johnson (10, 4th inning off J Lima 0 on, 1 Out), N Swisher (16, 7th inning off J Gobble 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Johnson (31), M Ellis 4 (29), J Kendall (36), B Kielty 2 (48), B Crosby (26), E Chavez 2 (68), J Payton 2 (37), N Swisher 3 (57).
2-out RBI - M Ellis 3, J Kendall, B Kielty 2, E Chavez 2, J Payton, N Swisher 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kendall 2, M Kotsay 1, B Crosby 1.
GIDP - J Payton.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - E Chavez (13, ground ball).
DP - 2 (M Ellis-B Crosby-D Johnson, B Crosby-M Ellis-D Johnson).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .287
C. Ambres lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .364
M. Sweeney 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .310
M. Stairs dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .266
    P. Phillips ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Brown rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .284
M. Teahen 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249
    D. Hocking ph-3b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
A. Berroa ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258
    J. McEwing ss 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .263
J. Buck c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .228
D. Murphy 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .189
 Totals 33 1 7 1 1 7 12  
 Batting
2B - J McEwing (4, K Yabu).
RBI - D DeJesus (49).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, J Buck 2.
GIDP - M Teahen, M Sweeney.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Murphy (4, throw).
DP - 1 (J Gobble-J Buck-M Sweeney).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 7-9) 6.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 4.10
K. Yabu 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.03
R. Rincon 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.44
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lima (L, 4-10) 4.2 9 7 7 4 3 1 6.84
J. Gobble 2.0 7 8 8 3 1 1 7.66
A. Sisco 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.36
J. Bayliss 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.08
WP - J Blanton.
HBP - A Berroa (by J Blanton).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 84-54; K Yabu 28-21; J Lima 89-50; J Gobble 63-35; A Sisco 23-13; J Bayliss 20-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 10-3; K Yabu 3-1; J Lima 2-9; J Gobble 5-0; A Sisco 1-2; J Bayliss 0-2.
Batters faced - J Blanton 21; K Yabu 9; J Lima 27; J Gobble 16; A Sisco 6; J Bayliss 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Froemming. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Mike Winters.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND'S DAN JOHNSON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 7, 2005 5:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
3-6
4 RBI
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus D. DeJesus
1-4
1 RBI