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

(64-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 9 0
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 8 0
WP: B. Buckner (1-1) S: J. Soria (15)
LP: A. Laffey (3-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Brown singled to right, B. Butler scored, A. Gordon to third, E. Brown to second advancing on throw
- J. Buck hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Gordon scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- E. Brown singled to second, E. German scored, A. Gordon to third
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep right
Top 7th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen singled to right, T. Pena Jr. scored, D. DeJesus to third, M. Teahen to second advancing on throw
Bot 7th: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez singled to center, J. Peralta scored, J. Michaels to third
- C. Blake grounded out to shortstop, J. Michaels scored, F. Gutierrez to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .266
E. German 2b 5 1 2 0 0 3 2 .269
    M. Grudzielanek 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
M. Teahen rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .285
B. Butler 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .296
    R. Gload 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
A. Gordon 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .256
E. Brown lf 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .257
J. Buck c 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .230
J. Huber dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Costa ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .259
 Totals 34 4 9 4 3 8 12  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (35, A Laffey).
SF - J Buck.
RBI - E Brown 2 (59), J Buck (48), M Teahen (57).
2-out RBI - E Brown, M Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Buck 1, T Pena Jr 1, A Gordon 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - E German (11, 2nd base off A Laffey/V Martinez).
CS - E German (7, 2nd base by A Laffey/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Pena Jr-B Butler).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .275
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .288
T. Hafner dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .253
V. Martinez c 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .307
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295
J. Peralta ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .269
    J. Barfield pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
K. Lofton lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .296
    J. Michaels ph-lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .272
F. Gutierrez rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .269
C. Blake 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .267
 Totals 33 3 8 3 2 6 14  
 Batting
HR - V Martinez (23, 6th inning off B Buckner 0 on, 2 Out).
S - J Michaels.
RBI - V Martinez (104), F Gutierrez (33), C Blake (71).
2-out RBI - V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hafner 1, A Cabrera 1.
GIDP - K Lofton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Buckner (W, 1-1) 6.0 5 1 1 1 3 1 4.30
J. Bale (H, 2) 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.67
B. Duckworth (H, 5) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.15
J. Gobble (H, 14) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.04
J. Soria (S, 15) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.57
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Laffey (L, 3-2) 6.1 8 4 4 2 3 0 5.35
J. Lewis 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.86
A. Fultz 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.06
R. Betancourt 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.52
T. Mastny 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.30
WP - A Laffey, B Duckworth.
Pitches-strikes - B Buckner 99-62; J Bale 9-4; B Duckworth 6-4; J Gobble 18-11; J Soria 19-12; A Laffey 83-51; J Lewis 12-8; A Fultz 7-5; R Betancourt 14-11; T Mastny 14-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Buckner 9-6; J Bale 0-0; B Duckworth 1-0; J Gobble 0-2; J Soria 2-1; A Laffey 6-9; J Lewis 0-0; A Fultz 1-0; R Betancourt 0-1; T Mastny 1-0.
Batters faced - B Buckner 23; J Bale 2; B Duckworth 2; J Gobble 4; J Soria 5; A Laffey 28; J Lewis 3; A Fultz 1; R Betancourt 3; T Mastny 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 2:59.
Attendance: 30,112.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND CATCHER VICTOR MARTINEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 4:22 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
3-4
2 RBI
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI