Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2
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(63-89)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 1
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 1
WP: S. O'Sullivan (3-6) S: J. Soria (41)
LP: M. Talbot (9-13)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- M. Aviles homered to left
- Y. Betancourt safe at first on second baseman L. Valbuena's throwing error, B. Butler scored, W. Betemit to third, K. Ka'aihue to second
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- L. May grounded out to shortstop, Y. Betancourt scored
Bot 7th: Cleveland
- L. Valbuena grounded into fielder's choice, S. Duncan scored, J. Nix to third, M. LaPorta out at second, J. Nix scored on first baseman B. Butler's fielding error
Top 8th: Kansas City
- K. Ka'aihue homered to deep right
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 .296
M. Aviles 2b 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .304
B. Butler 1b 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .320
W. Betemit 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .313
K. Ka'aihue dh 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .199
Y. Betancourt ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .261
A. Gordon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .227
L. May c 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 .115
M. Maier rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .257
 Totals 36 4 8 4 2 5 5 2 18  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (42, J Germano); Y Betancourt (26, T Sipp); A Gordon (9, M Talbot).
HR - M Aviles (7, 1st inning off M Talbot 0 on, 1 Out), K Ka'aihue (5, 8th inning off T Sipp 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Aviles (30), K Ka'aihue (17), Y Betancourt (76), L May (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dyson 1, W Betemit 2, L May 2, M Maier 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Dyson (5, 2nd base off M Talbot/L Marson), Y Betancourt (2, 3rd base off T Sipp/L Carlin).
 
 Fielding
E - B Butler (6, field).
DP - 2 (Y Betancourt-B Butler, B Butler-Y Betancourt).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
T. Crowe cf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .256
D. Sutton ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .269
S. Choo rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .290
T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
S. Duncan lf 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .230
J. Nix 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .225
M. LaPorta 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .220
L. Valbuena 2b 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .182
L. Marson c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .196
    J. Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
    L. Carlin c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 2 5 1 0 6 7 2 15  
 Batting
2B - T Crowe (23, P Humber); J Nix (14, S O'Sullivan).
RBI - L Valbuena (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Sutton 2, S Choo 1, T Hafner 1.
GIDP - L Valbuena, L Marson.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - T Crowe 2 (18, 2nd base off S O'Sullivan/L May, 2nd base off S O'Sullivan/L May).
 
 Fielding
E - L Valbuena (10, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. O'Sullivan (W, 3-6) 6.0 4 2 2 4 3 0 1.47 6.28  
P. Humber (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.42 4.26  
R. Tejeda (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.26 3.00  
J. Soria (S, 41) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.04 1.58  
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Talbot (L, 9-13) 5.0 5 3 3 3 2 1 1.53 4.61  
J. Germano 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.86 2.30  
T. Sipp 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 1 1.43 4.28  
V. Pestano 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 NA  
Pitches-strikes - S O'Sullivan 92-50; P Humber 21-14; R Tejeda 18-11; J Soria 14-10; M Talbot 96-53; J Germano 24-17; T Sipp 27-15; V Pestano 19-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - S O'Sullivan 8-6; P Humber 1-1; R Tejeda 0-2; J Soria 0-1; M Talbot 10-6; J Germano 3-3; T Sipp 0-3; V Pestano 1-1.
Batters faced - S O'Sullivan 24; P Humber 5; R Tejeda 4; J Soria 3; M Talbot 24; J Germano 7; T Sipp 6; V Pestano 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Larry Vanover.

Updated on Friday, Sep 24, 2010 4:15 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
Y. Betancourt Yuniesky Betancourt
2-4
1 RBI
 Cleveland
T. Crowe Trevor Crowe
3-4