Kansas City 11, Cleveland 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(27-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 12 0
Kansas City 2 5 0 0 2 0 0 2 X 11 14 1
WP: B. Duckworth (2-3)
LP: C. Lee (2-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right
- C. Blake homered to deep left center
- J. Peralta hit sacrifice fly to deep left, V. Martinez scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- E. Brown singled to first, M. Teahen scored, M. Sweeney to third
- A. Gordon singled to center, M. Sweeney scored, E. Brown to third
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Buck homered to deep left center
- M. Grudzielanek doubled to left, D. DeJesus scored
- M. Teahen singled to left center, M. Grudzielanek scored
- M. Sweeney homered to deep left, M. Teahen scored
Top 5th: Cleveland
- D. Dellucci ground rule double to deep left center, V. Martinez scored, T. Nixon to third
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep right
- J. Buck doubled to deep right, R. Shealy scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- J. Barfield doubled to deep left, R. Garko scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek homered to deep left, D. DeJesus scored
Top 9th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner homered to deep center, C. Blake scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 .273
C. Blake 3b 5 2 2 1 0 2 4 .261
T. Hafner dh 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 .278
V. Martinez c 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .319
T. Nixon rf 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .291
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .273
D. Dellucci lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .227
R. Garko 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 .325
J. Barfield 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .230
 Totals 37 7 12 7 4 6 16  
 Batting
2B - T Nixon (8, S Elarton); V Martinez (9, S Elarton); D Dellucci (10, S Elarton); R Garko (4, B Duckworth); J Barfield (5, B Duckworth); C Blake (13, O Dotel).
HR - G Sizemore (8, 1st inning off S Elarton 0 on, 0 Out), C Blake (5, 1st inning off S Elarton 0 on, 0 Out), T Hafner (9, 9th inning off O Dotel 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Peralta.
RBI - G Sizemore (22), C Blake (20), J Peralta (32), D Dellucci (7), J Barfield (21), T Hafner 2 (31).
2-out RBI - D Dellucci, J Barfield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Dellucci 2, C Blake 3, R Garko 2, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - D Dellucci.
Team LOB - 9.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 2 2 0 1 1 2 .278
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .257
M. Teahen rf 5 2 1 1 0 0 1 .303
M. Sweeney dh 4 2 1 2 0 2 2 .257
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .219
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .195
R. Shealy 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .218
J. Buck c 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .310
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .247
 Totals 37 11 14 11 2 6 9  
 Batting
2B - M Grudzielanek (13, C Lee); R Shealy (4, M Koplove); J Buck (8, M Koplove).
HR - J Buck (8, 2nd inning off C Lee 0 on, 0 Out), M Sweeney (6, 2nd inning off C Lee 1 on, 1 Out), A Gordon (3, 5th inning off C Lee 0 on, 1 Out), M Grudzielanek (2, 8th inning off F Cabrera 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - E Brown (15), A Gordon 2 (7), J Buck 2 (18), M Grudzielanek 3 (17), M Teahen (25), M Sweeney 2 (22).
2-out RBI - E Brown, A Gordon, M Grudzielanek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, R Shealy 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - T Pena Jr (2, 3rd base by F Cabrera/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - J Buck (5, throw).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-T Pena Jr-R Shealy).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (L, 2-1) 4.1 10 8 8 1 3 3 5.93
M. Koplove 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 5.40
F. Cabrera 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 5.59
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton 4.2 7 4 4 4 3 2 6.00
B. Duckworth (W, 2-3) 3.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.39
J. Gobble 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50
O. Dotel 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 18.00
WP - S Elarton, O Dotel.
HBP - J Barfield (by S Elarton).
Pitches-strikes - C Lee 90-61; M Koplove 25-19; F Cabrera 32-16; S Elarton 102-56; B Duckworth 50-32; J Gobble 6-5; O Dotel 20-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Lee 4-6; M Koplove 0-3; F Cabrera 0-4; S Elarton 4-7; B Duckworth 4-4; J Gobble 0-0; O Dotel 1-1.
Batters faced - C Lee 24; M Koplove 7; F Cabrera 8; S Elarton 25; B Duckworth 11; J Gobble 1; O Dotel 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Tony Randazzo. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 11,506.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY CLEVELAND'S GRADY SIZEMORE AND CASEY BLAKE WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK AND LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Thursday, May 24, 2007 12:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
C. Blake C. Blake
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI