Kansas City 2, Cleveland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(70-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 2 5 0
WP: J. Bale (1-1) S: J. Soria (14)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (14-7)
(57-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop, M. Grudzielanek scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- E. German hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Pena Jr. scored
Top 7th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center, G. Sizemore scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .296
C. Blake 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260
G. Sizemore cf 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 .275
V. Martinez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .300
T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .252
    J. Barfield pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .306
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .274
F. Gutierrez rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .270
A. Cabrera 2b 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .324
 Totals 30 1 6 1 3 9 16  
 Batting
3B - A Cabrera (1, D Riske).
S - K Lofton.
RBI - R Garko (47).
2-out RBI - R Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blake 2, J Peralta 1.
GIDP - F Gutierrez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - K Lofton (6, 2nd base by Z Greinke/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
PB - V Martinez.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German 3b 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .269
    R. Gload 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .274
M. Grudzielanek 2b 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .305
B. Butler dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .302
E. Brown rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .236
A. Gordon 1b-3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244
J. Buck c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .228
T. Pena Jr. ss 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 .263
J. Gathright lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353
 Totals 27 2 5 2 2 6 10  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (15, C Sabathia); D DeJesus (27, C Sabathia).
S - J Gathright.
SF - E German.
RBI - E Brown (51), E German (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, E Brown 1, J Buck 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Buck-T Pena Jr, T Pena Jr-M Grudzielanek-A Gordon).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 14-7) 8.0 5 2 2 2 6 0 3.38
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke 3.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.25
J. Bale (W, 1-1) 3.0 2 0 0 0 5 0 4.03
J. Gobble (H, 12) 0.2 0 1 1 1 0 0 3.48
J. Peralta (H, 3) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.89
D. Riske (H, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.48
J. Soria (S, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.44
HBP - T Pena Jr (by C Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 119-72; Z Greinke 48-31; J Bale 48-33; J Gobble 18-9; J Peralta 5-4; D Riske 15-12; J Soria 20-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 11-7; Z Greinke 3-3; J Bale 2-2; J Gobble 1-1; J Peralta 0-0; D Riske 1-1; J Soria 1-2.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 32; Z Greinke 9; J Bale 11; J Gobble 3; J Peralta 2; D Riske 4; J Soria 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Time: 2:46.
Attendance: 25,640.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 24, 2007 10:59 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
A. Cabrera A. Cabrera
2-3
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
2-4