Kansas City 4, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(14-27)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 5 0
WP: J. Gobble (3-1) S: D. Riske (3)
LP: K. Calero (0-3)
(20-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- M. Teahen grounded out to first, D. DeJesus scored
- E. German singled to right, E. Brown scored, A. Gordon to second
Bot 7th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to left, M. Scutaro and M. Ellis scored, H. Bocachica to second
Bot 8th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep center
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Buck doubled to deep right center, E. German scored
- R. Shealy singled to center, P. Phillips scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .278
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .244
M. Teahen rf 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .290
E. Brown lf 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .202
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .164
E. German dh 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 .299
J. Buck c 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .295
    P. Phillips pr-c 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .140
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
 Totals 34 4 7 4 3 8 8  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (8, J Blanton); J Buck (7, K Calero).
RBI - M Teahen (18), E German (11), J Buck (15), R Shealy (6).
2-out RBI - E German.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, E Brown 1, J Buck 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E Brown (4, 2nd base off J Blanton/J Kendall), E German (4, 2nd base off K Calero/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - M Grudzielanek (3, pop up).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
N. Swisher dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .296
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368
J. Cust rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .286
    T. Buck rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
B. Crosby ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .248
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .242
M. Scutaro 3b 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 .170
H. Bocachica cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
J. Kendall c 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 .188
    E. Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
 Totals 33 3 5 3 2 5 12  
 Batting
2B - J Kendall (2, O Perez).
HR - J Cust (7, 8th inning off J Gobble 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Kendall 2 (11), J Cust (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, B Crosby 1, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 6.0 1 0 0 2 4 0 5.29
J. Peralta (BS, 4) 1.0 3 2 1 0 1 0 5.25
J. Gobble (W, 3-1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.87
D. Riske (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.93
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton 8.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 3.32
K. Calero (L, 0-3; BS, 2) 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 6.23
A. Embree 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.15
WP - J Blanton.
IBB - M Teahen (by J Blanton).
HBP - D Johnson (by O Perez).
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 96-53; J Peralta 19-14; J Gobble 16-10; D Riske 10-9; J Blanton 118-77; K Calero 20-12; A Embree 7-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 7-7; J Peralta 1-1; J Gobble 1-2; D Riske 1-2; J Blanton 10-7; K Calero 0-1; A Embree 0-1.
Batters faced - O Perez 22; J Peralta 7; J Gobble 4; D Riske 3; J Blanton 31; K Calero 5; A Embree 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Dale Scott.
Time: 2:38.
Attendance: 16,242.
Weather: 56 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, May 17, 2007 12:58 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
R. Shealy R. Shealy
2-4
1 RBI
 Oakland
J. Kendall J. Kendall
2-3
2 RBI