Cleveland 12, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(62-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 11 0
Cleveland 1 1 0 0 4 3 2 1 X 12 15 1
WP: C. Lee (22-2)
LP: G. Meche (11-11)
(72-74)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- S. Choo singled to center, J. Carroll scored
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Teahen singled to shallow left, M. Olivo scored, E. German to third
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- S. Choo singled to right, G. Sizemore scored, J. Carroll to third
- B. Francisco doubled to left, J. Carroll scored, S. Choo to third
- K. Shoppach singled to right, S. Choo and B. Francisco scored, K. Shoppach to second advancing on throw
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen homered to deep center
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore doubled to deep left center, F. Gutierrez and A. Cabrera scored
- J. Peralta hit sacrifice fly to right, G. Sizemore scored
Bot 7th: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera homered to deep right center, F. Gutierrez scored
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep right
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen homered to deep right
- M. Teahen doubled to deep center, K. Ka'aihue scored, E. German to third
- T. Pena Jr. hit sacrifice fly to center, E. German scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .317
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .293
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .295
J. Guillen dh 4 2 2 2 0 1 1 .261
B. Butler 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
    K. Ka'aihue 1b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Olivo c 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .253
E. German lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .249
M. Teahen rf 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .248
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .163
 Totals 36 5 11 5 0 3 9  
 Batting
2B - M Teahen (26, C Lee).
HR - J Guillen 2 (20, 6th inning off C Lee 0 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off C Lee 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - T Pena.
RBI - M Teahen 2 (50), J Guillen 2 (90), T Pena (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Aviles 1.
GIDP - D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Pena-A Callaspo-B Butler).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 2 3 2 0 2 2 .265
J. Carroll 3b 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 .272
S. Choo lf 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .305
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .274
B. Francisco dh 5 1 1 1 0 2 1 .275
K. Shoppach c 5 1 2 3 0 3 0 .272
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .253
F. Gutierrez rf 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 .242
A. Cabrera 2b 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 .244
 Totals 37 12 15 12 4 9 10  
 Batting
2B - J Carroll (11, G Meche); B Francisco (29, G Meche); G Sizemore 2 (34, K Wells, J Fulchino); F Gutierrez (26, J Fulchino).
HR - K Shoppach (20, 2nd inning off G Meche 0 on, 1 Out), A Cabrera (5, 7th inning off J Fulchino 1 on, 2 Out), S Choo (10, 8th inning off Y Yabuta 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Peralta.
RBI - S Choo 3 (48), K Shoppach 3 (53), B Francisco (52), G Sizemore 2 (87), J Peralta (81), A Cabrera 2 (38).
2-out RBI - B Francisco, K Shoppach 2, A Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Carroll 1, R Garko 1, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - J Peralta.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (13, throw).
Outfield assists - F Gutierrez (M Teahen at Home).
DP - 1 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (L, 11-11) 5.0 10 6 6 1 7 1 4.14
K. Wells 0.1 1 3 3 3 0 0 8.68
J. Peralta 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.22
J. Fulchino 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 9.00
Y. Yabuta 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.24
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (W, 22-2) 8.1 11 5 4 0 3 2 2.36
J. Lewis 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.15
WP - G Meche.
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 108-72; K Wells 25-11; J Peralta 10-5; J Fulchino 21-15; Y Yabuta 24-15; C Lee 94-71; J Lewis 4-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 4-4; K Wells 1-0; J Peralta 0-2; J Fulchino 2-0; Y Yabuta 0-2; C Lee 10-11; J Lewis 0-2.
Batters faced - G Meche 25; K Wells 5; J Peralta 2; J Fulchino 6; Y Yabuta 4; C Lee 35; J Lewis 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--D.J. Reyburn.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 32,843.
Weather: 73 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.

Updated on Friday, Sep 12, 2008 10:10 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Guillen Jose Guillen
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Cleveland
S. Choo Shin-Soo Choo
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI