Tampa Bay 6, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(34-51)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 6 15 0
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 5 10 1
WP: J. Shields (7-4) S: G. Glover (1)
LP: O. Perez (4-8)
(36-50)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris singled to right, A. Iwamura scored
- C. Pena singled to right, B. Harris scored, T. Wigginton to third
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Gathright doubled to left, A. Gordon scored
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- D. Young doubled to right, C. Crawford scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris singled to center, C. Crawford scored
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- R. Casanova hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Gomes scored
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- D. Young doubled to deep center, B. Harris scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Pena Jr. scored
- R. Gload doubled to deep right center, M. Grudzielanek scored
- A. Gordon singled to center, R. Gload scored, A. Gordon to second advancing on throw
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- J. Buck homered to deep left
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .297
C. Crawford lf 4 2 2 0 1 1 1 .288
B. Harris ss 4 2 2 2 0 1 1 .308
T. Wigginton 2b 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .272
D. Young cf 5 0 3 2 0 1 4 .280
C. Pena 1b 4 0 2 1 1 0 3 .287
J. Gomes rf 5 1 2 0 0 2 6 .254
J. Cantu dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .211
R. Casanova c 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .275
 Totals 39 6 15 6 2 9 18  
 Batting
2B - A Iwamura (11, O Perez); C Crawford (21, O Perez); D Young 2 (19, O Perez, J Peralta).
S - B Harris.
SF - R Casanova.
RBI - B Harris 2 (38), C Pena (50), D Young 2 (47), R Casanova (8).
2-out RBI - C Pena, D Young 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pena 2, J Gomes 3.
GIDP - R Casanova.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (22, 2nd base off O Perez/J Buck), J Gomes (3, 2nd base off O Perez/J Buck), B Harris (3, 2nd base off J Peralta/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .284
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .267
M. Teahen rf 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 .285
R. Gload 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .252
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .235
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .273
J. Buck c 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .245
J. Gathright lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .328
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .275
 Totals 36 5 10 5 0 7 12  
 Batting
2B - J Gathright (4, J Shields); T Pena Jr (12, J Shields); R Gload (6, J Shields).
HR - J Buck (15, 9th inning off G Glover 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Teahen.
RBI - J Gathright (8), M Teahen (43), R Gload (20), A Gordon (25), J Buck (29).
2-out RBI - J Gathright, R Gload, A Gordon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Gathright 1, T Pena Jr 1, B Butler 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Buck (6, throw).
DP - 1 (T Pena Jr-M Grudzielanek-R Gload).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Shields (W, 7-4) 7.2 7 4 4 0 6 0 3.82
C. Fossum (H, 3) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.17
J. Witasick (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.70
G. Glover (S, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.32
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez (L, 4-8) 6.0 10 5 5 1 4 0 5.68
J. Peralta 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.64
N. Musser 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.40
J. Soria 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.21
WP - J Shields 2.
IBB - C Pena (by J Peralta).
HBP - M Grudzielanek (by J Shields).
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 106-73; C Fossum 2-2; J Witasick 4-3; G Glover 20-14; O Perez 81-56; J Peralta 25-13; N Musser 21-12; J Soria 26-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 9-8; C Fossum 0-0; J Witasick 0-0; G Glover 0-3; O Perez 9-5; J Peralta 2-1; N Musser 0-1; J Soria 0-0.
Batters faced - J Shields 31; C Fossum 1; J Witasick 1; G Glover 5; O Perez 28; J Peralta 6; N Musser 4; J Soria 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Ejections: KANSAS CITY's Bell by Hallion (9th).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 18,753.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 0 mph, n/a.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY MANAGER BUDDY BELL WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TOM HALLION IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Friday, Jul 6, 2007 11:29 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
D. Young D. Young
3-5
2 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon A. Gordon
3-4
1 RBI