Cleveland 9, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(71-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9 17 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 4 11 0
WP: A. Laffey (2-1)
LP: K. Davies (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera singled to left, G. Sizemore scored, A. Cabrera out at third
- V. Martinez doubled to deep right, T. Hafner scored
- J. Peralta singled to center, V. Martinez scored
- F. Gutierrez doubled to deep left center, K. Lofton and J. Peralta scored
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right
- V. Martinez homered to deep right
Top 5th: Cleveland
- C. Blake singled to left, K. Lofton scored, F. Gutierrez to second
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- E. German singled to center, T. Pena Jr. scored
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, E. German scored, D. DeJesus to second
Top 9th: Cleveland
- J. Peralta doubled to deep right center, V. Martinez scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus doubled to deep left, E. German and J. Gathright scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .276
A. Cabrera 2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .333
T. Hafner dh 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 .253
V. Martinez c 5 3 3 2 0 0 3 .304
R. Garko 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .302
J. Peralta ss 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .275
K. Lofton lf 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 .300
F. Gutierrez rf 4 0 2 2 1 1 1 .275
C. Blake 3b 4 0 2 1 0 1 3 .262
 Totals 41 9 17 9 3 5 16  
 Batting
2B - G Sizemore (27, K Davies); V Martinez 2 (35, R Braun, K Davies); F Gutierrez (7, K Davies); K Lofton 2 (20, B Buckner 2); J Peralta (22, R Braun).
HR - G Sizemore (22, 2nd inning off K Davies 0 on, 0 Out), V Martinez (19, 2nd inning off K Davies 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Cabrera (6), V Martinez 2 (89), J Peralta 2 (63), F Gutierrez 2 (24), G Sizemore (69), C Blake (60).
2-out RBI - J Peralta, F Gutierrez 2, V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blake 1, F Gutierrez 1, R Garko 1, A Cabrera 1.
GIDP - C Blake.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
PB - V Martinez.
DP - 3 (A Laffey-J Peralta-R Garko, A Cabrera-J Peralta-R Garko 2).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German 3b 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 .269
D. DeJesus cf 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .276
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .306
B. Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .296
E. Brown rf 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 .246
R. Gload 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .299
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .263
    S. Costa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
J. Gathright lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .345
J. LaRue c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .141
 Totals 35 4 11 4 3 5 17  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (28, T Mastny).
RBI - E German (31), M Grudzielanek (42), D DeJesus 2 (52).
2-out RBI - E German, M Grudzielanek, D DeJesus 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, J LaRue 2, R Gload 1, B Butler 1.
GIDP - M Grudzielanek, R Gload 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Gathright (A Cabrera at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (E German-R Gload).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Laffey (W, 2-1) 6.0 8 2 2 1 4 0 4.76
A. Fultz 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.96
J. Lewis 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
T. Mastny 1.0 1 2 2 2 1 0 4.60
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Davies (L, 1-3) 2.0 8 7 7 1 3 2 7.48
B. Buckner 5.0 7 1 1 2 1 0 1.80
R. Braun 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.67
WP - T Mastny.
HBP - D DeJesus (by A Laffey).
Pitches-strikes - A Laffey 94-52; A Fultz 22-14; J Lewis 5-3; T Mastny 24-14; K Davies 60-35; B Buckner 64-39; R Braun 17-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Laffey 14-0; A Fultz 3-2; J Lewis 0-1; T Mastny 1-1; K Davies 1-1; B Buckner 7-6; R Braun 4-1.
Batters faced - A Laffey 25; A Fultz 6; J Lewis 2; T Mastny 6; K Davies 14; B Buckner 22; R Braun 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Derryl Cousins. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 23,167.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, swirling.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 5:30 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus D. DeJesus
2-3
2 RBI