Kansas City 6, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Kansas City 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 X 6 9 1
WP: B. Chen (10-7) S: J. Soria (38)
LP: T. Cahill (16-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis singled to shallow left, C. Crisp scored, M. Ellis to second advancing on throw
- K. Suzuki singled to right center, M. Ellis scored
Top 2nd: Oakland
- M. Carson homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- W. Betemit homered to deep right, M. Maier, J. Dyson and B. Butler scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep center, M. Aviles scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .278
D. Barton 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .277
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .276
K. Suzuki c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .242
R. Davis lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
    J. Cust ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
C. Carter dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .000
A. Iwamura 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Carson rf 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .180
    E. Sogard ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
C. Pennington ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .244
 Totals 35 3 8 3 1 3 7 0 16  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp (13, B Chen).
HR - M Carson (3, 2nd inning off B Chen 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Ellis (39), K Suzuki (62), M Carson (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Barton 2, K Suzuki 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Pennington-M Ellis-D Barton, M Ellis-C Pennington).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
M. Aviles 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .300
B. Butler dh 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 .312
W. Betemit 3b 3 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 .317
K. Ka'aihue 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .200
B. Pena c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .269
A. Gordon lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .237
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
M. Maier rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .260
 Totals 31 6 9 6 2 4 7 1 13  
 Batting
2B - M Maier (14, T Cahill).
HR - B Butler (13, 5th inning off T Cahill 1 on, 1 Out), W Betemit (12, 3rd inning off T Cahill 3 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Butler 2 (70), W Betemit 4 (39).
2-out RBI - W Betemit 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 1.
GIDP - Y Betancourt.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Dyson (2, 2nd base off T Cahill/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - M Aviles (14, field).
Outfield assists - J Dyson.
DP - 1 (J Dyson-K Ka'aihue).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Cahill (L, 16-7) 5.0 6 6 6 3 4 2 1.08 2.84  
J. Blevins 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.48 3.70  
H. Rodriguez 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.19 3.57  
V. Mazzaro 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 4.26  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Chen (W, 10-7) 5.0 6 3 3 1 2 1 1.49 4.70  
G. Meche (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.76 6.09  
B. Wood (H, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.58 5.15  
R. Tejeda (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.28 3.06  
J. Soria (S, 38) 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.07 1.65  
HBP - A Gordon (by T Cahill).
Pitches-strikes - T Cahill 100-58; J Blevins 16-12; H Rodriguez 14-9; V Mazzaro 15-9; B Chen 90-61; G Meche 10-5; B Wood 18-12; R Tejeda 19-12; J Soria 28-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Cahill 10-6; J Blevins 1-0; H Rodriguez 1-1; V Mazzaro 2-1; B Chen 5-10; G Meche 1-2; B Wood 2-0; R Tejeda 0-2; J Soria 1-0.
Batters faced - T Cahill 24; J Blevins 4; H Rodriguez 4; V Mazzaro 4; B Chen 22; G Meche 3; B Wood 4; R Tejeda 4; J Soria 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--D.J. Reyburn. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Mike Muchlinski.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 16, 2010 3:16 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Carson Matt Carson
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
W. Betemit Wilson Betemit
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI