Oakland 3, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 3
WP: B. Cramer (1-0) S: A. Bailey (24)
LP: L. Hochevar (5-5)
(58-85)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- K. Suzuki grounded into fielder's choice, C. Crisp to third, D. Barton out at second, C. Crisp scored on second baseman M. Aviles' fielding error
Top 2nd: Oakland
- C. Pennington safe at first on center fielder J. Dyson's fielding error, A. Iwamura scored, C. Pennington to second
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- M. Aviles homered to deep center
Top 6th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to left
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .273
D. Barton 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .278
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
J. Cust dh 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .277
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .274
J. Hermida rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .198
A. Iwamura 3b 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .000
R. Davis lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
C. Pennington ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
 Totals 31 3 4 1 1 3 5 2 8  
 Batting
2B - J Hermida (10, B Bullington).
HR - J Cust (11, 6th inning off B Bullington 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Cust (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, M Ellis 1, A Iwamura 1.
GIDP - J Hermida.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp 2 (32, 2nd base off L Hochevar/L May, 2nd base off L Hochevar/L May).
CS - C Crisp (3, 3rd base by L Hochevar/L May).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Pennington-M Ellis-D Barton).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
M. Aviles 2b 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .294
B. Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .310
J. Fields 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .292
W. Betemit lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .306
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
K. Ka'aihue 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .198
    G. Blanco pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
J. Miller rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .265
    B. Pena ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
L. May c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .083
 Totals 32 1 7 1 1 3 8 0 12  
 Batting
2B - J Dyson (1, B Cramer).
HR - M Aviles (3, 4th inning off B Cramer 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Aviles (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 1, B Pena 1, L May 1.
GIDP - Y Betancourt.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - J Dyson (1, 3rd base by B Cramer/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - J Dyson (1, field); M Aviles (13, field); L Hochevar (1, field).
PB - L May.
DP - 1 (K Ka'aihue-Y Betancourt).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Cramer (W, 1-0) 5.1 4 1 1 1 4 1 0.94 1.69  
B. Ziegler (H, 16) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.32 3.02  
J. Blevins (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.49 3.78  
M. Wuertz (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.39 4.42  
C. Breslow (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.07 3.31  
A. Bailey (S, 24) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.96 1.50  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 5-5) 5.0 2 2 0 3 2 0 1.38 4.81  
B. Bullington 4.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 1.60 5.72  
BALK - L Hochevar.
Pitches-strikes - B Cramer 91-59; B Ziegler 10-6; J Blevins 7-4; M Wuertz 15-10; C Breslow 9-6; A Bailey 21-13; L Hochevar 80-39; B Bullington 54-35.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Cramer 8-6; B Ziegler 2-0; J Blevins 0-0; M Wuertz 0-1; C Breslow 2-1; A Bailey 0-2; L Hochevar 9-4; B Bullington 4-6.
Batters faced - B Cramer 19; B Ziegler 3; J Blevins 1; M Wuertz 3; C Breslow 4; A Bailey 5; L Hochevar 20; B Bullington 14.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--D.J. Reyburn. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Tony Randazzo.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010 3:02 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Cust Jack Cust
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI