Cleveland 11, Kansas City 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 1 1 11 15 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 4 10 0
WP: C. Carrasco (1-0)
LP: K. Davies (8-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep right center, A. Cabrera scored
- L. Marson singled to shallow left, J. Nix and J. Brown scored, L. Valbuena to second
Top 6th: Cleveland
- L. Marson singled to center, T. Crowe scored, L. Valbuena to second
- S. Choo homered to deep left center, L. Valbuena, L. Marson and A. Cabrera scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Aviles homered to deep left
- B. Butler homered to deep left
- B. Pena doubled to left, W. Betemit scored
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to deep right center, G. Blanco scored, M. Aviles to third
Top 8th: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep right center
Top 9th: Cleveland
- J. Brown scored, L. Valbuena to second, M. Brantley to first on wild pitch
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Brantley cf 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .239
A. Cabrera ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265
S. Choo rf 5 3 4 7 3 0 0 0 1 .291
T. Hafner dh 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
J. Nix 3b 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .230
J. Brown 1b 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .215
T. Crowe lf 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .251
L. Valbuena 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .177
L. Marson c 5 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 2 .202
 Totals 42 11 15 10 3 4 9 0 20  
 Batting
2B - T Hafner 2 (28, B Bullington, G Holland); T Crowe (21, K Davies).
HR - S Choo 3 (19, 4th inning off K Davies 1 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off B Bullington 3 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off G Holland 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Choo 7 (79), L Marson 3 (22).
2-out RBI - S Choo, L Marson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Brantley 1, A Cabrera 1, T Hafner 1, J Nix 1, J Brown 2.
GIDP - S Choo.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - T Crowe.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
G. Blanco cf 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .246
M. Aviles 2b 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .304
B. Butler dh 4 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 .317
W. Betemit 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .321
K. Ka'aihue 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .194
B. Pena c 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .268
A. Gordon lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .233
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .256
M. Maier rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .257
 Totals 35 4 10 4 2 3 11 0 9  
 Batting
2B - M Aviles (12, C Carrasco); B Butler (40, F Herrmann); W Betemit (19, C Carrasco); B Pena (9, C Carrasco).
HR - M Aviles (5, 6th inning off C Carrasco 0 on, 1 Out), B Butler (14, 6th inning off C Carrasco 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Aviles (24), B Butler 2 (72), B Pena (18).
2-out RBI - B Butler, B Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 2, B Pena 1, A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - G Blanco (2, 2nd base by C Carrasco/L Marson).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (Y Betancourt-K Ka'aihue).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Carrasco (W, 1-0) 6.0 8 3 3 1 6 2 1.20 2.70  
F. Herrmann 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.25 3.89  
T. Sipp 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.36 4.12  
J. Lewis 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.40 3.45  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
K. Davies (L, 8-10) 5.0 8 5 5 3 4 1 1.55 5.08  
B. Bullington 1.0 4 4 4 0 0 1 1.66 6.47  
G. Holland 2.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 1.65 6.61  
B. Bannister 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 0 1.63 6.34  
HBP - A Cabrera (by B Bullington).
Pitches-strikes - C Carrasco 90-59; F Herrmann 20-9; T Sipp 18-11; J Lewis 12-8; K Davies 92-52; B Bullington 24-16; G Holland 29-23; B Bannister 26-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carrasco 11-3; F Herrmann 1-3; T Sipp 0-1; J Lewis 0-1; K Davies 5-7; B Bullington 2-2; G Holland 3-2; B Bannister 3-0.
Batters faced - C Carrasco 25; F Herrmann 6; T Sipp 4; J Lewis 3; K Davies 25; B Bullington 8; G Holland 8; B Bannister 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Marvin Hudson.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 18, 2010 4:03 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
S. Choo Shin-Soo Choo
4-5, 3 HR
7 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
4-4, 1 HR
2 RBI