Oakland 7, Kansas City 0
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(13-38)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Oakland 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 X 7 8 0
WP: J. Blanton (5-5)
LP: S. Elarton (1-6)
(24-29)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left, E. Chavez scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- B. Crosby homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Oakland
- E. Chavez tripled to right, M. Kotsay and N. Swisher scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- J. Kendall homered to deep left, D. Johnson scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .211
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .322
E. Brown lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259
M. Stairs 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .240
T. Graffanino 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
S. Costa rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
A. Berroa ss 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .251
P. Bako c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .236
E. German dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .362
 Totals 31 0 5 0 2 5 7  
 Batting
2B - M Grudzielanek (10, J Blanton).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Stairs 2, P Bako 1, E Brown 1.
GIDP - D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-A Berroa-M Stairs).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .271
N. Swisher lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .305
E. Chavez 3b 3 1 1 2 1 2 0 .276
F. Thomas dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .227
B. Crosby ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .254
J. Payton rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .256
D. Johnson 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .196
J. Kendall c 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .264
M. Scutaro 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .141
 Totals 31 7 8 7 5 6 8  
 Batting
3B - E Chavez (1, J Peralta).
HR - F Thomas (11, 1st inning off S Elarton 1 on, 2 Out), B Crosby (8, 4th inning off S Elarton 0 on, 0 Out), J Kendall (1, 8th inning off J Peralta 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - F Thomas 2 (28), B Crosby (24), E Chavez 2 (39), J Kendall 2 (14).
2-out RBI - F Thomas 2, E Chavez 2, J Kendall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Thomas 1, M Kotsay 1.
GIDP - D Johnson.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton (L, 1-6) 6.2 6 5 5 4 6 2 4.94
J. Peralta 1.1 2 2 2 1 0 1 4.03
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 5-5) 9.0 5 0 0 2 5 0 5.21
Pitches-strikes - S Elarton 105-57; J Peralta 22-11; J Blanton 118-78.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Elarton 6-8; J Peralta 1-3; J Blanton 12-10.
Batters faced - S Elarton 29; J Peralta 7; J Blanton 33.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 2:07.
Attendance: 25,181.
Weather: 66 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 1, 2006 4:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
2-4
0 RBI
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI