Kansas City 7, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-27)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 7 11 0
Oakland 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 9 0
WP: S. Elarton (1-0) S: J. Soria (8)
LP: D. Braden (1-3)
(20-20)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Teahen scored, M. Sweeney to third, R. Shealy to second on wild pitch
- P. Phillips grounded out to shortstop, M. Sweeney scored, R. Shealy to third
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- B. Crosby homered to deep left
Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney doubled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored
- E. Brown tripled to deep center, M. Sweeney scored
- P. Phillips doubled to right, E. Brown scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- B. Crosby singled to shallow center, E. Chavez scored, D. Johnson to third, J. Cust to second
- T. Buck hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Johnson scored
- M. Ellis singled to center, J. Cust scored, B. Crosby out at third
Top 7th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to center, D. DeJesus scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- E. German grounded out to pitcher, P. Phillips scored, A. Berroa to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German 3b 4 0 0 1 1 1 2 .286
D. DeJesus cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .276
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Teahen rf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .296
M. Sweeney dh 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .250
E. Brown lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .202
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .148
P. Phillips c 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .250
A. Berroa ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
 Totals 36 7 11 6 5 4 12  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney (6, D Braden); P Phillips (1, C Robertson); D DeJesus (9, C Robertson); M Teahen (9, C Robertson); M Grudzielanek (11, J Witasick).
3B - E Brown (1, D Braden).
RBI - P Phillips 2 (2), M Sweeney (18), E Brown (9), M Teahen (19), E German (12).
2-out RBI - P Phillips, M Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 1, E Brown 1, A Berroa 1, D DeJesus 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - M Teahen (2, 2nd base by J Witasick/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D DeJesus (B Crosby at 3rd base).
DP - 3 (M Grudzielanek-A Berroa-R Shealy, S Elarton-A Berroa-R Shealy, A Berroa-M Grudzielanek-R Shealy).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260
N. Swisher cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .252
D. Johnson 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .352
J. Cust dh 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .270
B. Crosby ss 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .255
T. Buck rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .218
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .258
A. Melhuse c 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .158
 Totals 31 4 9 4 4 4 15  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (7, S Elarton); M Ellis (7, S Elarton).
HR - B Crosby (5, 2nd inning off S Elarton 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - T Buck.
RBI - B Crosby 2 (17), T Buck (13), M Ellis (18).
2-out RBI - M Ellis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Johnson 1.
GIDP - S Stewart 2, E Chavez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton (W, 1-0) 5.1 6 4 4 3 1 1 5.23
Z. Greinke (H, 2) 1.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 5.01
J. Gobble (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.70
D. Riske (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.79
J. Soria (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.72
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden (L, 1-3) 5.1 6 5 5 1 1 0 6.41
C. Robertson 1.2 3 1 1 1 2 0 5.40
L. DiNardo 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.70
J. Witasick 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.65
WP - D Braden.
IBB - M Sweeney (by C Robertson).
HBP - A Berroa (by D Braden); S Stewart (by Z Greinke).
Pitches-strikes - S Elarton 80-46; Z Greinke 24-15; J Gobble 12-5; D Riske 3-3; J Soria 13-10; D Braden 95-61; C Robertson 31-19; L DiNardo 20-9; J Witasick 13-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Elarton 6-9; Z Greinke 0-1; J Gobble 2-1; D Riske 0-2; J Soria 1-0; D Braden 6-9; C Robertson 2-1; L DiNardo 1-1; J Witasick 0-1.
Batters faced - S Elarton 23; Z Greinke 6; J Gobble 3; D Riske 2; J Soria 3; D Braden 24; C Robertson 9; L DiNardo 5; J Witasick 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Dale Scott. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 21,037.
Weather: 55 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, out to right.

Updated on Thursday, May 17, 2007 6:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
2-3
1 RBI
 Oakland
B. Crosby B. Crosby
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI