Kansas City 7, Oakland 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 7 14 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 7 1
WP: O. Perez (8-11)
LP: C. Gaudin (9-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to center, R. Gload scored, A. Gordon out at second
- J. Smith homered to deep right, J. Buck scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- R. Gload homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Oakland
- M. Piazza doubled to deep center, J. Cust scored
- J. DaVanon tripled to deep center, M. Piazza scored
- D. Murphy hit sacrifice fly to center, J. DaVanon scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright singled to center, T. Pena Jr scored, D. DeJesus to second
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Smith homered to deep right, A. Gordon scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 .274
J. Gathright lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .347
M. Teahen rf 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .284
    E. Brown rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .310
R. Gload 1b 4 2 3 1 1 0 3 .300
A. Gordon 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .247
J. Buck c 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .234
J. Smith 2b 4 2 2 4 0 0 2 .214
T. Pena Jr ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .267
 Totals 36 7 14 7 4 6 16  
 Batting
2B - R Gload (17, C Gaudin).
HR - J Smith 2 (4, 2nd inning off C Gaudin 1 on, 2 Out, 8th inning off R Lugo 1 on, 1 Out), R Gload (5, 6th inning off C Gaudin 0 on, 0 Out).
S - M Teahen.
RBI - A Gordon (42), J Smith 4 (10), R Gload (40), J Gathright (14).
2-out RBI - J Smith 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, B Butler 1.
GIDP - J Smith, R Gload.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon (12, 2nd base off R Lugo/K Suzuki).
CS - J Gathright (4, 2nd base by C Gaudin/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (T Pena Jr-J Smith-R Gload, J Smith-R Gload).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294
N. Swisher 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254
J. Cust rf 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 .275
M. Piazza dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .274
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .260
J. DaVanon cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .400
D. Murphy ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .221
J. Hannahan 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .133
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241
 Totals 31 3 7 3 5 5 10  
 Batting
2B - M Ellis (23, O Perez); M Piazza (10, J Peralta); J Cust (14, D Riske).
3B - J Cust (1, J Peralta); J DaVanon (1, J Peralta).
SF - D Murphy.
RBI - M Piazza (28), J DaVanon (1), D Murphy (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Piazza 3.
GIDP - D Murphy, J Hannahan.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J DaVanon (A Gordon at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (M Ellis-D Murphy-N Swisher, M Ellis-N Swisher).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez (W, 8-11) 5.0 3 0 0 4 2 0 5.57
J. Peralta 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 0 3.96
D. Riske (H, 13) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.22
Z. Greinke 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.48
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.04
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin (L, 9-9) 6.0 10 5 5 3 5 2 4.25
J. Marshall 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.54
R. Lugo 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 7.30
IBB - B Butler (by J Marshall).
HBP - J Gathright (by C Gaudin).
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 98-50; J Peralta 14-8; D Riske 16-11; Z Greinke 15-10; J Soria 10-7; C Gaudin 102-59; J Marshall 9-3; R Lugo 32-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 7-6; J Peralta 0-2; D Riske 2-2; Z Greinke 0-0; J Soria 3-0; C Gaudin 8-3; J Marshall 3-0; R Lugo 5-0.
Batters faced - O Perez 20; J Peralta 6; D Riske 5; Z Greinke 3; J Soria 3; C Gaudin 29; J Marshall 4; R Lugo 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Mike Muchlinski. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Ejections: OAKLAND's Geren by Muchlinski (5th).
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 24,638.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 22 mph, in from right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 19, 2007 12:33 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Smith J. Smith
2-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Oakland
J. DaVanon J. DaVanon
2-4
1 RBI