Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 11 1
Cleveland 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 1
WP: R. Hernandez (6-9) S: J. Nelson (7)
LP: J. Sowers (7-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, E. German scored
- J. Buck singled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored, D. DeJesus to second
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- J. Peralta singled to center, R. Garko scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- E. German tripled to left, J. Keppinger scored
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right, E. German scored
Bot 4th: Cleveland
- J. Inglett grounded out to shortstop, C. Blake scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to left, J. Michaels scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to right, E. German scored on right fielder S. Choo's throwing error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German lf-3b 4 3 4 1 1 0 0 .332
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .293
D. DeJesus cf-lf 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .295
E. Brown rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .293
R. Shealy 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .301
J. Buck c 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .238
J. Keppinger 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .133
    J. Gathright ph-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
P. Phillips dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
A. Blanco ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
 Totals 36 5 11 4 3 4 15  
 Batting
2B - E German 2 (12, F Cabrera, J Sowers); R Shealy (9, J Sowers); E Brown (37, F Cabrera).
3B - E German (3, J Sowers).
S - P Phillips , J Gathright.
RBI - M Grudzielanek 2 (52), J Buck (45), E German (22).
2-out RBI - J Buck, E German, M Grudzielanek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Brown 1, J Buck 1, J Keppinger 1, A Blanco 1, R Shealy 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - E German (7, throw).
DP - 3 (A Blanco-M Grudzielanek-R Shealy 2, Buck).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293
J. Michaels lf 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .275
V. Martinez c 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .309
R. Garko 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 .316
S. Choo rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .287
C. Blake dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .293
J. Peralta ss 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .257
J. Inglett 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .269
A. Marte 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .226
 Totals 35 3 10 3 3 6 14  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (25, R Hernandez); A Marte (12, J Nelson).
RBI - J Peralta (61), J Inglett (18), R Garko (27).
2-out RBI - J Peralta, R Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Michaels 1, A Marte 1, R Garko 1.
GIDP - V Martinez, C Blake.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - S Choo (2, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hernandez (W, 6-9) 5.0 8 3 3 3 1 0 6.34
S. Dohmann (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.27
J. Gobble (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.94
J. Peralta (H, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.61
J. Nelson (S, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.65
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sowers (L, 7-4) 5.0 7 4 4 3 2 0 3.57
J. Davis 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.10
F. Cabrera 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.58
Pitches-strikes - R Hernandez 95-57; S Dohmann 14-8; J Gobble 9-5; J Peralta 23-16; J Nelson 8-6; J Sowers 89-55; J Davis 27-19; F Cabrera 32-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hernandez 9-5; S Dohmann 0-1; J Gobble 1-1; J Peralta 0-1; J Nelson 0-2; J Sowers 8-5; J Davis 3-1; F Cabrera 2-4.
Batters faced - R Hernandez 24; S Dohmann 3; J Gobble 3; J Peralta 4; J Nelson 4; J Sowers 25; J Davis 7; F Cabrera 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 2:55.
Attendance: 18,883.
Weather: 68 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, out to center.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 12, 2006 11:39 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. German E. German
4-4
1 RBI
 Cleveland
J. Peralta J. Peralta
2-4
1 RBI