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

(55-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 13 2
Cleveland 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 2 X 9 13 1
WP: A. Reyes (2-1)
LP: L. Hochevar (6-12)
(57-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus doubled to deep center, M. Aviles scored
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep center
- K. Shoppach doubled to deep left, R. Garko scored
- A. Cabrera singled to center, K. Shoppach scored
Bot 4th: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep left
Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen grounded out to shortstop, M. Aviles scored, E. German to third
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Smith singled to left center, R. Gload scored, M. Olivo out at third
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right, K. Shoppach and A. Marte scored
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez doubled to deep center, G. Sizemore scored
- F. Gutierrez to third on wild pitch, F. Gutierrez scored on M. Olivo's throwing error
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen singled to left, E. German scored, D. DeJesus to second, D. DeJesus to third, J. Guillen to second on left fielder S. Choo's throwing error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 .320
E. German 3b 4 1 2 0 1 1 2 .233
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 .295
J. Guillen lf 5 0 2 2 0 0 3 .254
M. Teahen rf 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .247
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .266
R. Gload 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .269
M. Olivo c 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .269
J. Smith 2b 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .188
 Totals 37 4 13 4 4 7 14  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (20, An Reyes); E German (10, An Reyes); M Olivo (18, An Reyes).
RBI - D DeJesus (57), J Guillen 2 (78), J Smith (1).
2-out RBI - J Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Smith 3, E German 1, M Teahen 4.
GIDP - J Guillen, M Teahen.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - M Olivo (4, 2nd base off An Reyes/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
E - R Gload (4, ground ball); M Olivo (4, throw).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 2 2 3 0 0 2 .268
F. Gutierrez rf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .233
D. Dellucci dh 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .253
J. Peralta ss 5 0 1 0 0 2 4 .276
S. Choo lf 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .264
R. Garko 1b 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .255
K. Shoppach c 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 .259
A. Marte 3b 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .187
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .226
 Totals 37 9 13 8 5 8 17  
 Batting
2B - K Shoppach (21, L Hochevar); A Marte (8, L Nunez); F Gutierrez (20, K Wells).
HR - S Choo (5, 2nd inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 1 Out), R Garko (10, 4th inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 0 Out), G Sizemore (28, 6th inning off L Nunez 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Choo (32), K Shoppach (37), A Cabrera (24), R Garko (62), G Sizemore 3 (72), F Gutierrez (28).
2-out RBI - A Cabrera, G Sizemore 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Peralta 1, R Garko 1, G Sizemore 1, A Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Cabrera (3, 2nd base off L Hochevar/M Olivo).
CS - A Marte (2, 2nd base by L Hochevar/M Olivo).
 
 Fielding
E - K Shoppach (5, catch).
Outfield assists - S Choo (M Olivo at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko, A Cabrera-J Peralta-R Garko).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 6-12) 5.0 7 4 4 1 4 2 5.51
L. Nunez 1.0 3 3 3 2 1 1 3.44
K. Wells 1.1 3 2 2 2 3 0 13.50
J. Peralta 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.32
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes (W, 2-1) 5.0 6 2 2 3 3 0 2.60
B. Donnelly (H, 2) 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 16.88
R. Perez 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.13
R. Betancourt 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.68
M. Kobayashi 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.35
WP - K Wells, J Peralta.
Pitches-strikes - L Hochevar 85-53; L Nunez 34-15; K Wells 36-17; J Peralta 8-6; An Reyes 84-55; B Donnelly 20-12; R Perez 10-9; R Betancourt 11-8; M Kobayashi 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hochevar 5-5; L Nunez 2-0; K Wells 1-0; J Peralta 2-0; An Reyes 8-4; B Donnelly 1-0; R Perez 2-0; R Betancourt 0-2; M Kobayashi 1-1.
Batters faced - L Hochevar 23; L Nunez 8; K Wells 9; J Peralta 2; An Reyes 23; B Donnelly 6; R Perez 3; R Betancourt 3; M Kobayashi 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 18,946.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY PITCHER LUKE HOCHEVAR LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING DUE TO TIGHTNESS IN HIS RIB CAGE.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008 11:12 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Olivo Miguel Olivo
3-4
 Cleveland
G. Sizemore Grady Sizemore
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI