Cleveland 8, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Cleveland 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 X 8 5 1
WP: J. Rincon (3-3) S: J. Lewis (4)
LP: J. Soria (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- M. Aviles singled to center
- E. German singled to center, M. Aviles to second
- D. DeJesus singled to right, M. Aviles to third, E. German to second
- J. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Aviles scored, E. German to third
- B. Butler grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, D. DeJesus out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 0

  Bottom 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore walked
- F. Gutierrez grounded into double play shortstop to first, G. Sizemore out at second
- B. Francisco safe at first on third baseman A. Gordon's throwing error
- J. Peralta homered to deep left center, B. Francisco scored
- D. Dellucci struck out swinging

2 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 2

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Olivo struck out looking
- A. Gordon grounded out to first
- J. Buck walked
- M. Maier grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 2nd: Cleveland
- R. Garko flied out to right center
- K. Shoppach homered to deep right
- A. Marte struck out looking
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 3

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Aviles singled to left
- E. German grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Aviles out at second
- D. DeJesus grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 3rd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore struck out swinging
- F. Gutierrez flied out to deep right center
- B. Francisco popped out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 3

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen grounded out to shortstop
- B. Butler flied out to deep center
- M. Olivo flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 4th: Cleveland
- J. Peralta lined out to left
- D. Dellucci grounded out to shortstop
- R. Garko flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Cleveland 3

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to second
- J. Buck singled to right, A. Gordon to second
- M. Maier hit by pitch, A. Gordon to third, J. Buck to second
- M. Teahen ran for M. Maier
- M. Aviles doubled to deep center, J. Buck, M. Teahen and A. Gordon scored
- E. German flied out to right
- D. DeJesus struck out swinging, M. Aviles stole third, M. Aviles scored on catcher K. Shoppach's throwing error
- J. Guillen struck out looking

4 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 5th: Cleveland
- D. DeJesus in center field
- J. Guillen in left field
- M. Teahen in right field
- K. Shoppach struck out swinging
- A. Marte flied out to right
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- B. Butler flied out to center
- M. Olivo flied out to center
- A. Gordon grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 6th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore flied out to deep center
- F. Gutierrez struck out looking
- B. Francisco struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- J. Buck popped out to pitcher
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- M. Aviles flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 7th: Cleveland
- J. Peralta struck out swinging
- D. Dellucci grounded out to shortstop
- R. Garko grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Rincon relieved Z. Jackson
- E. German lined out to shortstop
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop
- J. Guillen flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3

  Bottom 8th: Cleveland
- R. Gload at first
- R. Ramirez relieved G. Meche
- K. Shoppach homered to deep left
- S. Choo hit for A. Marte
- S. Choo walked
- A. Cabrera sacrificed to pitcher, S. Choo to second
- J. Soria relieved R. Ramirez
- G. Sizemore walked
- F. Gutierrez homered to deep left, S. Choo and G. Sizemore scored
- B. Francisco popped out to first
- J. Peralta hit by pitch
- D. Dellucci walked, J. Peralta to second
- R. Garko singled to right, J. Peralta scored, D. Dellucci to third, R. Garko to second advancing on throw
- J. Fulchino relieved J. Soria
- K. Shoppach walked
- S. Choo grounded out to second

5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 8

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Carroll at third
- J. Lewis relieved J. Rincon
- R. Gload flied out to right center
- M. Olivo struck out swinging
- A. Gordon flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 8
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
3-4
3 RBI
 Cleveland
K. Shoppach Kelly Shoppach
2-3, 2 HR
2 RBI