Kansas City 3, Cleveland 1
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(68-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1
Kansas City 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 9 0
WP: G. Meche (11-10) S: J. Soria (35)
LP: Z. Jackson (0-2)
(61-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- E. German singled to left, M. Olivo scored, M. Teahen to third
- D. DeJesus singled to left, E. German and M. Teahen scored, D. DeJesus to second on left fielder B. Francisco's fielding error
Top 5th: Cleveland
- R. Garko hit sacrifice fly to right, S. Choo scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .271
D. Dellucci dh 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .243
B. Francisco lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .277
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .276
S. Choo rf 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .296
R. Garko 1b 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .252
K. Shoppach c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .264
A. Marte 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
A. Cabrera 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 28 1 3 1 2 11 6  
 Batting
3B - S Choo (3, G Meche).
SF - R Garko.
RBI - R Garko (72).
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - S Choo (3, 2nd base by G Meche/M Olivo).
 
 Fielding
E - B Francisco (4, bobble).
PB - K Shoppach.
DP - 2 (A Cabrera-R Garko, Z Jackson-J Peralta-R Garko).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf-lf 4 0 3 2 0 0 1 .300
M. Aviles ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .329
J. Guillen rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .252
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .279
R. Shealy 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
M. Olivo c 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .257
M. Teahen 3b 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .243
A. Callaspo 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .297
E. German lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .246
    J. Gathright cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
 Totals 31 3 9 3 0 3 11  
 Batting
2B - M Teahen (24, Z Jackson).
RBI - E German (21), D DeJesus 2 (63).
2-out RBI - E German, D DeJesus 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, B Butler 1, M Aviles 1.
GIDP - M Aviles, M Olivo.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Olivo-A Callaspo).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Jackson (L, 0-2) 7.0 9 3 3 0 2 0 5.64
E. Mujica 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.54
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 11-10) 7.0 3 1 1 2 10 0 3.96
R. Ramirez (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
J. Soria (S, 35) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.77
Pitches-strikes - Z Jackson 96-62; E Mujica 11-7; G Meche 109-68; R Ramirez 10-8; J Soria 8-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - Z Jackson 13-6; E Mujica 0-2; G Meche 5-5; R Ramirez 1-2; J Soria 1-1.
Batters faced - Z Jackson 28; E Mujica 3; G Meche 25; R Ramirez 3; J Soria 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Dale Scott. 3B--Bill Hohn.
Time: 2:19.
Attendance: 18,795.
Weather: 65 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 4 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND RIGHTFIELDER SHIN-SOO CHOO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 6, 2008 9:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
S. Choo Shin-Soo Choo
2-3
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus David DeJesus
3-4
2 RBI