Tampa Bay 7, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(2-7)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 X 7 6 0
WP: T. Harper (1-0)
LP: S. Elarton (0-3)
(5-6)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen tripled to deep right center, A. Berroa scored
- J. Buck hit sacrifice fly to right center, M. Teahen scored
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu doubled to deep left center, C. Crawford, T. Perez and J. Gathright scored
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- T. Hall singled to left center, J. Gomes scored
- C. Crawford safe at first on first baseman D. Mientkiewicz's fielding error, T. Perez, T. Hall and J. Gathright scored, C. Crawford to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154
    D. Mientkiewicz 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .306
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .080
R. Sanders rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .286
E. Brown lf 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .233
A. Berroa ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .258
M. Teahen 3b 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .185
J. Buck c 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .238
S. Costa cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
 Totals 28 2 4 2 4 8 9  
 Batting
2B - J Buck (4, S Kazmir); R Sanders (2, S Kazmir).
3B - M Teahen (1, S Kazmir).
SF - J Buck.
RBI - M Teahen (3), J Buck (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, A Berroa 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - R Sanders (1, 3rd base off S Kazmir/T Hall).
CS - E Brown (1, 2nd base by S Kazmir).
 
 Fielding
E - D Mientkiewicz (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Berroa-M Grudzielanek-T Graffanino).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .227
J. Cantu 2b 5 0 1 3 0 2 2 .208
T. Lee 1b 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .282
J. Gomes dh 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .303
R. Branyan rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .150
    D. Hollins rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
T. Wigginton 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .273
T. Hall c 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .300
T. Perez ss 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 .333
J. Gathright cf 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .167
 Totals 29 7 6 4 7 5 14  
 Batting
2B - T Hall (2, S Elarton); J Cantu (2, E Dessens).
S - D Hollins.
RBI - J Cantu 3 (7), T Hall (5).
2-out RBI - J Cantu 3, T Hall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cantu 1, T Perez 1, R Branyan 1, T Lee 1.
GIDP - J Cantu.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Gathright (E Brown at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (J Gathright-J Cantu).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton (L, 0-3) 6.1 3 3 3 6 2 0 3.60
E. Dessens (BS, 1) 1.2 3 4 1 1 3 0 1.17
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir 6.0 4 2 2 4 6 0 4.82
T. Harper (W, 1-0) 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
HBP - J Gomes (by E Dessens).
Pitches-strikes - S Elarton 107-59; E Dessens 45-26; S Kazmir 95-57; T Harper 23-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Elarton 6-11; E Dessens 2-0; S Kazmir 5-5; T Harper 4-3.
Batters faced - S Elarton 27; E Dessens 11; S Kazmir 24; T Harper 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Chad Fairchild. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 2:41.
Attendance: 12,092.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Apr 15, 2006 5:51 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Teahen M. Teahen
1-3
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Cantu J. Cantu
1-5
3 RBI