Kansas City 4, Cleveland 3
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(95-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 11 0
Kansas City 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 4 10 1
WP: J. Soria (2-3)
LP: R. Perez (1-2)
(69-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to right, D. DeJesus scored, M. Grudzielanek to third
- M. Grudzielanek scored, M. Teahen to third, R. Gload to second on wild pitch
- A. Gordon hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Teahen scored
Top 3rd: Cleveland
- V. Martinez singled to left, C. Blake and A. Cabrera scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez singled to right, A. Cabrera scored, T. Hafner to second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright singled to right, J. Huber scored, A. Gordon to second
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .278
A. Cabrera 2b 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 .285
T. Hafner dh 4 0 2 0 0 2 3 .265
    J. Barfield pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
V. Martinez c 4 0 3 3 0 0 1 .301
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .290
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .270
K. Lofton lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .296
    J. Michaels ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .269
T. Nixon rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251
    F. Gutierrez ph-rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .266
C. Blake 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .269
 Totals 36 3 11 3 2 12 19  
 Batting
2B - R Garko (29, G Meche).
RBI - V Martinez 3 (114).
2-out RBI - V Martinez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Gutierrez 2, R Garko 1.
GIDP - V Martinez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - C Blake (5, 2nd base by G Meche/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .260
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .302
M. Teahen rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .285
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .263
    J. Huber pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Gload 1b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
    E. German ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
A. Gordon 3b-1b 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 .248
J. Buck c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
    S. Costa ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .223
    P. Phillips c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
J. Gathright lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .308
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .267
 Totals 32 4 10 3 2 7 16  
 Batting
2B - M Teahen (31, J Westbrook).
3B - T Pena Jr (7, J Westbrook).
SF - A Gordon.
RBI - M Teahen (60), A Gordon (60), J Gathright (18).
2-out RBI - J Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, J Buck 1, T Pena Jr 1, M Teahen 1, A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D DeJesus (10, 2nd base off J Westbrook/V Martinez).
CS - T Pena Jr (6, 2nd base by J Westbrook/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - T Pena Jr (23, catch).
Outfield assists - J Gathright (R Garko at Home).
DP - 1 (T Pena Jr-R Gload).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Westbrook 6.1 7 3 3 1 5 0 4.32
R. Perez (L, 1-2) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.78
J. Lewis 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.15
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche 6.0 7 2 2 2 7 0 3.67
J. Bale (H, 5) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.05
D. Riske (H, 16) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
J. Gobble (BS, 2) 0.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.02
J. Soria (W, 2-3) 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.48
WP - J Westbrook.
IBB - R Gload (by J Westbrook), M Grudzielanek (by R Perez).
HBP - D DeJesus (by J Westbrook).
Pitches-strikes - J Westbrook 100-63; R Perez 17-10; J Lewis 6-6; G Meche 103-66; J Bale 10-7; D Riske 1-1; J Gobble 14-9; J Soria 34-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Westbrook 11-2; R Perez 2-0; J Lewis 0-1; G Meche 4-5; J Bale 0-0; D Riske 1-0; J Gobble 0-0; J Soria 2-2.
Batters faced - J Westbrook 27; R Perez 6; J Lewis 3; G Meche 24; J Bale 2; D Riske 1; J Gobble 4; J Soria 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Wally Bell.
Ejections: KANSAS CITY's Bell by Welke (8th).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 24,274.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY MANAGER BUDDY BELL WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BILL WELKE FOR ARGUING A CALL AT FIRST BASE.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 30, 2007 5:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
3-4
3 RBI
 Kansas City
T. Pena Jr. T. Pena Jr.
2-4