Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(21-36)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 X 5 8 1
WP: J.P. Howell (1-0)
LP: S. Elarton (1-2)
(23-31)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- E. German grounded out to third
- D. DeJesus flied out to left
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- E. Dukes grounded out to third
- B.J. Upton doubled to deep center
- C. Crawford reached on catcher's interference, on catcher J. LaRue's fielding error
- G. Norton flied out to left
- C. Pena grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney doubled to deep left center
- M. Teahen grounded out to second, M. Sweeney to third
- E. Brown struck out swinging
- R. Shealy struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton grounded out to third
- D. Young lined out to second
- D. Navarro walked
- B. Harris grounded into fielder's choice, D. Navarro out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to first
- J. LaRue hit by pitch
- E. German flied out to center
- D. DeJesus grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- E. Dukes popped out to first
- B.J. Upton doubled to deep left
- C. Crawford doubled to deep center, B.J. Upton scored
- G. Norton flied out to deep right, C. Crawford to third
- C. Pena popped out to shallow right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left
- M. Sweeney safe at first on second baseman B.J. Upton's throwing error, M. Grudzielanek to second
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- E. Brown singled to left, M. Grudzielanek to third, M. Sweeney to second
- R. Shealy struck out swinging
- T. Pena Jr. flied out to right

0 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton flied out to deep center
- D. Young homered to deep left
- D. Navarro grounded out to pitcher
- B. Harris flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. LaRue homered to deep left
- E. German singled to center
- E. German stole second
- D. DeJesus out on batter's interference
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to center
- M. Sweeney grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- E. Dukes grounded out to shortstop
- B.J. Upton hit by pitch
- B.J. Upton stole second
- C. Crawford grounded out to second, B.J. Upton to third
- G. Norton flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen grounded out to first
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop
- R. Shealy struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena singled to right
- T. Wigginton popped out to shallow right
- D. Young fouled out to right
- D. Navarro tripled to deep right, C. Pena scored
- J. Peralta relieved S. Elarton
- B. Harris singled to left, D. Navarro scored
- B. Harris stole second
- E. Dukes struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 4

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to third
- J. LaRue struck out swinging
- E. German grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 4

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- R. Braun relieved J. Peralta
- B.J. Upton grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crawford lined out to shortstop
- G. Norton grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 4

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to pitcher
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third
- M. Sweeney popped out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 4

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena homered to deep center
- T. Wigginton grounded out to shortstop
- D. Young grounded out to second
- D. Navarro flied out to right

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- A. Reyes relieved J.P. Howell
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- E. Brown flied out to right
- R. Shealy grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Tampa Bay 5
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. LaRue J. LaRue
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
C. Pena C. Pena
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI