Kansas City 5, Oakland 2
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(63-75)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 2
Kansas City 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 5 6 0
WP: Z. Greinke (10-9) S: J. Soria (34)
LP: G. Gonzalez (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep left, J. Guillen and M. Aviles scored
Top 2nd: Oakland
- D. Barton tripled to deep center, J. Cust scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy homered to deep right
Top 5th: Oakland
- D. Barton homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to center, M. Aviles scored, J. Guillen to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .265
R. Sweeney rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .246
J. Cust dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .228
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284
D. Barton 1b 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 .223
J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .221
A. Cunningham lf 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .286
E. Patterson 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .190
 Totals 33 2 7 2 1 10 12  
 Batting
2B - J Cust (13, Z Greinke); E Patterson (3, Z Greinke).
3B - D Barton (4, Z Greinke).
HR - D Barton (8, 5th inning off Z Greinke 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Barton 2 (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sweeney 2, A Cunningham 1.
GIDP - R Sweeney.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Cunningham (1, fly ball); K Suzuki (6, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf-lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .288
M. Aviles ss-3b 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .330
J. Guillen rf 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .168
B. Butler dh 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 .281
R. Shealy 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .250
M. Olivo c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .256
M. Teahen 3b-rf 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 .242
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303
E. German lf 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .240
    J. Gathright pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
 Totals 31 5 6 5 3 9 8  
 Batting
HR - B Butler (10, 1st inning off G Gonzalez 2 on, 1 Out), R Shealy (1, 4th inning off G Gonzalez 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Butler 4 (50), R Shealy (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Olivo 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Shealy-M Aviles).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Gonzalez (L, 1-3) 4.0 2 4 3 3 5 2 7.18
S. Casilla 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.52
J. Outman 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Devine 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.78
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke (W, 10-9) 7.0 6 2 2 1 8 1 3.67
R. Ramirez (H, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.86
J. Soria (S, 34) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.86
WP - S Casilla.
HBP - J Guillen (by S Casilla).
Pitches-strikes - G Gonzalez 95-60; S Casilla 20-12; J Outman 32-23; J Devine 13-11; Z Greinke 102-68; R Ramirez 10-9; J Soria 14-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Gonzalez 4-3; S Casilla 0-2; J Outman 3-1; J Devine 1-1; Z Greinke 5-8; R Ramirez 1-1; J Soria 1-1.
Batters faced - G Gonzalez 18; S Casilla 6; J Outman 8; J Devine 3; Z Greinke 27; R Ramirez 3; J Soria 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Hickox. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 2:32. (Plus rain delay totaling 29 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 11,143.
Weather: 75 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 2 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 2, 2008 11:18 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
D. Barton Daric Barton
3-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI