Cleveland 6, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(10-26)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 1
Cleveland 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 11 1
WP: J. Davis (2-1)
LP: A. Burgos (1-2)
(18-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. Mientkiewicz doubled to left, K. Robinson scored, M. Grudzielanek to third
- M. Stairs grounded out to second, M. Grudzielanek scored, D. Mientkiewicz to third
- E. Brown singled to shortstop, D. Mientkiewicz scored
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- C. Blake homered to deep left
- J. Michaels doubled to center, R. Belliard scored, A. Boone to third
- T. Hafner hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Boone scored, J. Michaels to third
Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Stairs homered to deep right center
Bot 9th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep center
- T. Hafner homered to deep center, J. Peralta scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Robinson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .276
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .307
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .236
R. Sanders rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .237
M. Stairs dh 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .245
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .222
T. Graffanino 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254
A. Berroa ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .260
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
 Totals 34 4 8 4 1 6 13  
 Batting
2B - D Mientkiewicz (8, P Byrd); M Stairs (3, P Byrd).
HR - M Stairs (3, 6th inning off P Byrd 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Mientkiewicz (11), M Stairs 2 (10), E Brown (16).
2-out RBI - E Brown.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, E Brown 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Berroa (1, 2nd base off P Byrd/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - R Sanders (1, throw).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .298
J. Michaels lf 5 0 1 1 0 2 1 .276
J. Peralta ss 3 1 0 0 2 2 1 .255
T. Hafner dh 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 .326
V. Martinez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .310
B. Broussard 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .394
C. Blake rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .366
R. Belliard 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .271
A. Boone 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .252
 Totals 35 6 11 6 3 6 15  
 Batting
2B - J Michaels (8, S Elarton); T Hafner (9, E Dessens).
HR - C Blake (7, 3rd inning off S Elarton 0 on, 0 Out), G Sizemore (5, 9th inning off A Burgos 0 on, 0 Out), T Hafner (12, 9th inning off A Sisco 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - T Hafner.
RBI - C Blake (27), J Michaels (14), T Hafner 3 (35), G Sizemore (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 3, G Sizemore 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - P Byrd (2, throw).
Outfield assists - J Michaels (T Graffanino at Home).
DP - 2 (J Michaels-V Martinez, B Broussard).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton 5.2 7 3 3 2 4 1 4.38
E. Dessens (H, 7) 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.86
A. Burgos (L, 1-2; BS, 4) 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 6.23
A. Sisco 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 7.20
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Byrd 6.0 7 4 4 0 5 1 6.45
R. Betancourt 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.62
G. Mota 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
J. Davis (W, 2-1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.32
HBP - T Graffanino (by P Byrd); G Sizemore (by S Elarton).
Pitches-strikes - S Elarton 104-63; E Dessens 26-19; A Burgos 14-7; A Sisco 2-1; P Byrd 93-66; R Betancourt 8-6; G Mota 15-10; J Davis 13-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Elarton 4-9; E Dessens 2-4; A Burgos 0-0; A Sisco 0-0; P Byrd 7-6; R Betancourt 0-3; G Mota 0-2; J Davis 0-2.
Batters faced - S Elarton 27; E Dessens 9; A Burgos 3; A Sisco 1; P Byrd 26; R Betancourt 3; G Mota 4; J Davis 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Charlie Reliford. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 15,399.
Weather: 57 degrees, rain.
Wind: 11 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND RIGHT FIELDER CASEY BLAKE EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 4:55 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Stairs M. Stairs
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cleveland
T. Hafner T. Hafner
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI