Kansas City 12, LA Angels 4
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(32-46)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 5 0 12 13 1
LA Angels 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 10 3
WP: G. Meche (5-6)
LP: E. Santana (5-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: LA Angels
- R. Willits safe at first on pitcher G. Meche's fielding error, N. Haynes scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep left center
Top 5th: Kansas City
- E. German safe at first on third baseman C. Figgins' throwing error, J. Gathright to third, D. DeJesus to second, J. Gathright scored, D. DeJesus to third
- M. Teahen doubled to right, D. DeJesus scored, E. German to third
- E. German scored, M. Teahen to third on wild pitch
- A. Gordon singled to left, M. Teahen scored
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- J. Molina doubled to deep left center, H. Kendrick scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Buck homered to deep left center
- D. DeJesus hit sacrifice fly to deep center, T. Pena Jr. scored
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- C. Kotchman grounded out to second, C. Figgins scored, V. Guerrero to third
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright stole third, J. Gathright scored, D. DeJesus to second on J. Molina's throwing error
- E. German ground rule double to deep right, D. DeJesus scored
- A. Gordon homered to deep right, E. German and E. Brown scored
Bot 9th: LA Angels
- K. Morales homered to deep center
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 .279
    S. Costa lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182
E. German 2b-ss 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 .254
M. Teahen 1b 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .293
E. Brown rf 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .237
A. Gordon 3b 5 1 2 4 0 0 0 .238
B. Butler dh 5 1 1 1 0 2 1 .245
J. Buck c 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .253
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .270
    F. Cortez ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
J. Gathright lf-cf 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .333
 Totals 35 12 13 9 5 5 13  
 Batting
2B - J Gathright 2 (3, E Santana, D Oliver); M Teahen (13, E Santana); E German (9, C Bootcheck).
HR - B Butler (1, 4th inning off E Santana 0 on, 2 Out), J Buck (14, 6th inning off E Santana 0 on, 0 Out), A Gordon (6, 8th inning off D Oliver 2 on, 2 Out).
S - E German , J Gathright.
SF - D DeJesus.
RBI - B Butler (5), M Teahen (41), A Gordon 4 (22), J Buck (27), D DeJesus (27), E German (23).
2-out RBI - B Butler, A Gordon 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Costa 1, M Teahen 1.
GIDP - E German, B Butler.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Gathright 2 (4, 2nd base off C Bootcheck/J Molina, 3rd base off C Bootcheck/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - G Meche (1, bunt).
DP - 1 (E German-T Pena Jr-M Teahen).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Willits cf 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .337
C. Figgins 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .306
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .332
    E. Aybar ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
V. Guerrero rf 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .331
    R. Quinlan ph-rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .321
H. Kendrick 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .298
K. Morales dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .290
J. Molina c 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .242
N. Haynes lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .316
 Totals 34 4 10 4 1 8 12  
 Batting
2B - J Molina (5, G Meche); V Guerrero (23, G Meche).
3B - N Haynes (1, G Meche).
HR - K Morales (2, 9th inning off J Peralta 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Willits.
RBI - R Willits (24), J Molina (5), C Kotchman (36), K Morales (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Guerrero 1, C Kotchman 1, H Kendrick 1, R Willits 1.
GIDP - C Kotchman.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - C Figgins (3, 3rd base by G Meche/J Buck).
Picked Off - R Willits (1st base, G Meche).
 
 Fielding
E - C Figgins 2 (9, throw 2); J Molina (1, throw).
Outfield assists - N Haynes (J Gathright at Home), V Guerrero (J Gathright at 3rd base).
DP - 3 (O Cabrera-H Kendrick-C Kotchman, E Santana-O Cabrera-C Kotchman, V Guerrero-J Molina-C Bootcheck-C Figgins).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 5-6) 6.0 7 3 3 1 6 0 3.28
Z. Greinke 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.83
J. Peralta 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.71
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana (L, 5-8) 5.0 9 7 5 2 0 2 5.27
C. Bootcheck 2.1 2 3 3 2 1 0 4.28
D. Oliver 1.2 2 2 2 1 4 1 6.55
WP - E Santana.
IBB - D DeJesus (by C Bootcheck).
HBP - J Buck (by E Santana); D DeJesus (by E Santana); E German (by C Bootcheck).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 95-61; Z Greinke 33-19; J Peralta 19-14; E Santana 91-62; C Bootcheck 47-26; D Oliver 38-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 6-5; Z Greinke 0-4; J Peralta 1-2; E Santana 11-4; C Bootcheck 2-4; D Oliver 1-0.
Batters faced - G Meche 24; Z Greinke 6; J Peralta 6; E Santana 26; C Bootcheck 12; D Oliver 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 44,002.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES SECOND BASEMAN HOWIE KENDRICK EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Jun 27, 2007 5:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon A. Gordon
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 LA Angels
K. Morales K. Morales
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI