Kansas City 5, Seattle 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-94)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 X 5 7 0
WP: G. Meche (12-11) S: J. Soria (40)
LP: R. Corcoran (5-2)
(68-84)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Seattle
- J. Lopez singled to center, I. Suzuki and Y. Betancourt scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- M. Aviles grounded out to pitcher, J. Buck scored, A. Callaspo to third, D. DeJesus to second
- J. Guillen singled to center, D. DeJesus and A. Callaspo scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo singled to center, J. Buck scored
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 .313
Y. Betancourt ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .272
R. Ibanez dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .307
J. Lopez 1b 4 0 2 2 0 0 3 .300
J. Reed cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .270
W. Balentien lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .196
    M. Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Tuiasosopo 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
    T. Hulett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
K. Johjima c 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .211
L. Valbuena 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091
 Totals 30 2 8 2 3 7 15  
 Batting
2B - I Suzuki (17, G Meche).
S - Y Betancourt.
RBI - J Lopez 2 (84).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lopez 1, W Balentien 1.
GIDP - W Balentien, J Lopez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - I Suzuki (43, 3rd base off G Meche/J Buck), Y Betancourt (3, 2nd base off G Meche/J Buck).
CS - J Lopez (2, 2nd base by G Meche/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
E - Y Betancourt (19, ground ball).
DP - 1 (L Valbuena-Y Betancourt-J Lopez).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf-rf 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .300
M. Aviles ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .320
J. Guillen rf 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 .265
    M. Maier cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
R. Shealy 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .359
B. Butler dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
M. Teahen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .252
J. Buck c 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .225
A. Callaspo 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .307
E. German lf 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .256
    J. Gathright ph-lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .248
 Totals 30 5 7 5 6 2 11  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (24, R Rowland-Smith); J Buck (22, M Batista).
HR - R Shealy (6, 4th inning off R Rowland-Smith 0 on, 2 Out).
S - E German.
RBI - R Shealy (12), M Aviles (42), J Guillen 2 (95), A Callaspo (16).
2-out RBI - R Shealy, J Guillen 2, A Callaspo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 2, R Shealy 1, M Teahen 1.
GIDP - D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (M Aviles-A Callaspo-R Shealy 2, M Teahen-A Callaspo).
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Rowland-Smith 6.0 3 1 1 4 1 1 3.53
R. Corcoran (L, 5-2; BS, 2) 0.2 1 3 0 1 0 0 3.29
M. Batista 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 6.21
J. Thomas 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.71
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 12-11) 7.0 6 2 2 3 7 0 4.08
R. Mahay (H, 21) 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.84
R. Ramirez (H, 19) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.75
J. Soria (S, 40) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.65
WP - G Meche.
IBB - D DeJesus (by R Corcoran).
Pitches-strikes - R Rowland-Smith 96-57; R Corcoran 21-10; M Batista 20-11; J Thomas 10-4; G Meche 103-59; R Mahay 7-4; R Ramirez 4-3; J Soria 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Rowland-Smith 10-7; R Corcoran 2-0; M Batista 2-0; J Thomas 0-1; G Meche 3-9; R Mahay 0-1; R Ramirez 2-0; J Soria 2-1.
Batters faced - R Rowland-Smith 24; R Corcoran 5; M Batista 6; J Thomas 2; G Meche 27; R Mahay 3; R Ramirez 1; J Soria 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 13,382.
Weather: 77 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
SEATTLE RIGHT FIELDER ICHIRO SUZUKI EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
KANSAS CITY RIGHT FIELDER JOSE GUILLEN EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SEVENTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008 10:56 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Seattle
J. Lopez Jose Lopez
2-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
R. Shealy Ryan Shealy
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI