Kansas City 3, Oakland 2
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(46-61)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 8 1
Oakland 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
WP: J. Chavez (1-0) S: J. Soria (30)
LP: C. Breslow (4-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep center
Bot 4th: Oakland
- M. Watson singled to shallow right, R. Davis scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- C. Getz grounded out to second, G. Blanco scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki doubled to left center, D. Barton scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- G. Blanco grounded into fielder's choice, A. Gordon scored, Y. Betancourt out at second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Getz 2b 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 .240
J. Kendall c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .263
B. Butler 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .310
J. Guillen dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
W. Betemit 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .360
A. Gordon lf 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .222
M. Maier rf 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .270
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .257
G. Blanco cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 .222
 Totals 33 3 8 3 1 3 8 1 12  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (30, V Mazzaro); A Gordon (3, C Breslow); M Maier (10, J Blevins).
HR - A Gordon (4, 2nd inning off V Mazzaro 0 on, 1 Out).
S - M Maier.
RBI - C Getz (13), A Gordon (7), G Blanco (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Getz 1, J Kendall 2, J Guillen 1.
GIDP - G Blanco.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - G Blanco (1, 3rd base off C Breslow/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - K Davies (2, throw).
DP - 1 (Y Betancourt-C Getz-B Butler).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .237
D. Barton 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .271
K. Suzuki c 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .263
J. Cust dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 .293
K. Kouzmanoff 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .272
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .260
R. Davis rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .278
M. Watson lf 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 .208
C. Pennington ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .254
 Totals 31 2 6 2 0 6 10 0 14  
 Batting
2B - K Suzuki (9, K Davies).
S - M Ellis.
RBI - K Suzuki (47), M Watson (3).
2-out RBI - M Watson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, M Watson 1, C Pennington 1.
GIDP - R Davis.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - K Suzuki (7, throw); K Kouzmanoff (9, field).
DP - 1 (C Pennington-M Ellis-D Barton).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
K. Davies 5.0 5 2 1 5 6 0 1.56 5.32  
K. Texeira 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.51 4.40  
J. Chavez (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 3.00  
J. Soria (S, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.18 2.20  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
V. Mazzaro 6.0 5 2 1 2 5 1 1.41 3.86  
J. Blevins 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.51 3.53  
M. Wuertz 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.46 4.74  
C. Breslow (L, 4-3) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.06 2.94  
IBB - Y Betancourt (by C Breslow).
Pitches-strikes - K Davies 95-54; K Texeira 19-10; J Chavez 21-14; J Soria 9-6; V Mazzaro 104-61; J Blevins 8-6; M Wuertz 14-10; C Breslow 18-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Davies 3-4; K Texeira 0-0; J Chavez 4-1; J Soria 1-0; V Mazzaro 9-4; J Blevins 0-2; M Wuertz 0-2; C Breslow 2-0.
Batters faced - K Davies 24; K Texeira 4; J Chavez 7; J Soria 3; V Mazzaro 24; J Blevins 4; M Wuertz 4; C Breslow 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--John Tumpane. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Bill Hohn.
Ejections: OAKLAND Manager B Geren ejected in the (7th).

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 4, 2010 4:01 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
1-3
1 RBI