Texas 4, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(52-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 8 2
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 X 4 6 2
WP: M. Wood (3-1) S: C.J. Wilson (6)
LP: G. Meche (7-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to right, T. Pena Jr. to third, D. DeJesus scored on catcher G. Laird's throwing error, T. Pena Jr. out at home
Bot 6th: Texas
- M. Young doubled to deep center, R. Vazquez and I. Kinsler scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- N. Cruz scored, J. Saltalamacchia to second on J. Gobble's throwing error
Bot 8th: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Buck doubled to center, E. Brown scored, E. German to third
- J. Gathright singled to shortstop, E. German scored, J. Buck to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .275
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .298
M. Teahen rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .286
B. Butler dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .302
    J. Smith pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    E. Brown ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229
R. Gload 1b 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .291
    E. German ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .284
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .242
J. Buck c 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 .229
J. Gathright lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .339
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .272
 Totals 33 3 8 2 3 13 18  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (25, V Padilla); B Butler (12, M Wood); J Buck (16, C Wilson).
RBI - J Buck (40), J Gathright (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Pena Jr 1.
GIDP - T Pena Jr.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E Brown (9, 2nd base off C Wilson/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - T Pena Jr (20, throw); J Gobble (1, throw).
DP - 2 (G Meche-T Pena Jr-R Gload, R Gload-T Pena Jr-G Meche).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
    S. Sosa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
    D. Murphy lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .556
I. Kinsler 2b 4 2 2 1 0 2 0 .255
M. Young ss 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .306
M. Byrd cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .318
J. Botts dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .224
N. Cruz rf 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .216
G. Laird c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .163
R. Vazquez 3b 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .236
 Totals 28 4 6 3 3 7 10  
 Batting
2B - M Young (32, G Meche).
HR - I Kinsler (15, 8th inning off J Peralta 0 on, 0 Out).
S - G Laird.
RBI - M Young 2 (66), I Kinsler (42).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 1.
GIDP - R Vazquez, J Botts.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - G Laird (9, throw); J Saltalamacchia (4, catch).
Outfield assists - N Cruz (T Pena Jr at Home), M Byrd (J Smith at Home).
DP - 2 (M Byrd-G Laird, R Vazquez-I Kinsler-J Saltalamacchia).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (L, 7-11) 6.1 5 3 2 3 4 0 3.90
J. Gobble 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.05
J. Peralta 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.62
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla 5.0 4 1 0 0 8 0 6.30
M. Wood (W, 3-1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.34
F. Francisco (H, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.69
J. Benoit (H, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.67
C.J. Wilson (S, 6) 1.0 2 2 1 1 0 0 2.29
WP - G Meche.
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 105-65; J Gobble 4-3; J Peralta 15-11; V Padilla 80-59; M Wood 14-9; F Francisco 14-9; J Benoit 16-11; C Wilson 22-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 8-7; J Gobble 0-0; J Peralta 1-1; V Padilla 5-1; M Wood 0-2; F Francisco 0-1; J Benoit 0-0; C Wilson 2-1.
Batters faced - G Meche 26; J Gobble 1; J Peralta 5; V Padilla 18; M Wood 5; F Francisco 3; J Benoit 4; C Wilson 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Bill Welke.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 24,529.
Weather: 97 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, in from left.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 16, 2007 5:31 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Buck J. Buck
1-3
1 RBI
 Texas
I. Kinsler I. Kinsler
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI