Kansas City 4, Oakland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 11 0
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 0
WP: Z. Greinke (8-7) S: J. Soria (28)
LP: D. Braden (2-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- J. Guillen homered to deep right, M. Aviles scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- C. Gonzalez doubled to right center, K. Suzuki scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep left center, B. Butler scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- R. Sweeney singled to right, E. Patterson scored, K. Suzuki to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf-rf 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .304
M. Aviles ss 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .314
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .302
J. Guillen rf 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 .260
    M. Maier cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
B. Butler dh 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .262
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 3 2 0 1 1 .253
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .247
R. Gload 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .269
E. German lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
 Totals 37 4 11 4 2 8 15  
 Batting
HR - J Guillen (14, 1st inning off D Braden 1 on, 2 Out), A Gordon (12, 6th inning off D Braden 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Guillen 2 (69), A Gordon 2 (47).
2-out RBI - J Guillen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Gload 1.
GIDP - M Grudzielanek.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (Z Greinke-M Aviles-R Gload).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Patterson lf 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 .000
K. Suzuki c 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 .300
R. Sweeney rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .307
J. Cust dh 4 0 0 0 0 3 5 .221
C. Gonzalez cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .280
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .227
J. Hannahan 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .235
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .246
B. Conrad 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .176
 Totals 33 2 7 2 1 12 15  
 Batting
2B - C Gonzalez (18, Z Greinke); B Conrad (1, Z Greinke).
RBI - C Gonzalez (19), R Sweeney (35).
2-out RBI - C Gonzalez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, E Patterson 1, C Gonzalez 1.
GIDP - J Hannahan.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Conrad-M Ellis-J Hannahan).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke (W, 8-7) 7.1 7 2 2 1 11 0 3.98
R. Ramirez (H, 14) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.90
J. Soria (S, 28) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.53
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden (L, 2-1) 6.2 6 4 4 2 7 2 4.39
S. Casilla 1.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.93
A. Embree 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.99
HBP - K Suzuki (by Z Greinke).
Pitches-strikes - Z Greinke 106-68; R Ramirez 6-4; J Soria 10-7; D Braden 101-66; S Casilla 24-16; A Embree 19-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - Z Greinke 5-6; R Ramirez 1-0; J Soria 1-2; D Braden 4-9; S Casilla 1-1; A Embree 2-2.
Batters faced - Z Greinke 30; R Ramirez 2; J Soria 3; D Braden 28; S Casilla 6; A Embree 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 12,464.
Weather: 57 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 15 mph, out to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 29, 2008 12:50 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
C. Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez
2-4
1 RBI