Kansas City 7, Tampa Bay 0
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(94-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Kansas City 1 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 X 7 13 0
WP: B. Chen (12-7)
LP: J. Shields (13-15)
(67-93)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, G. Blanco scored, M. Aviles out at second
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- G. Blanco tripled to right, J. Dyson scored
- B. Butler singled to shallow right, G. Blanco scored
- A. Gordon singled to shallow right, B. Butler scored, K. Ka'aihue to third, J. Fields to second
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon safe at first on shortstop J. Bartlett's throwing error, B. Butler scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- G. Blanco singled to shallow center, B. Pena and J. Dyson scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B.J. Upton cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .254
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .306
W. Aybar dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .230
C. Pena 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .195
B. Zobrist 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .241
R. Baldelli rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .174
    D. Jennings rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
K. Shoppach c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .199
S. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
 Totals 29 0 2 0 0 2 7 0 8  
 Batting
2B - B Upton (38, B Chen).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Bartlett (11, throw).
Outfield assists - B Upton.
DP - 2 (J Shields-B Zobrist-C Pena, S Rodriguez-C Pena).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
G. Blanco rf 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 .270
M. Aviles 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .306
B. Butler 1b 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .319
K. Ka'aihue dh 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .220
J. Fields 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
A. Gordon lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .215
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 .259
B. Pena c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
J. Dyson cf 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .240
 Totals 34 7 13 5 0 4 3 0 14  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (44, J Shields); Y Betancourt (29, J Shields).
3B - G Blanco (3, J Shields); J Dyson (2, J Shields).
S - K Ka'aihue.
RBI - G Blanco 3 (11), B Butler (78), A Gordon (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Pena 1.
GIDP - B Butler, Y Betancourt.
Team LOB - 8.
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (L, 13-15) 5.0 12 7 6 2 1 0 1.46 5.18  
M. Ekstrom 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.29 3.31  
L. Cormier 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.64 3.94  
D. Wheeler 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.06 3.38  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Chen (W, 12-7) 9.0 2 0 0 2 7 0 1.38 4.17  
WP - J Shields.
IBB - K Ka'aihue (by M Ekstrom).
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 100-61; M Ekstrom 14-7; L Cormier 15-8; D Wheeler 6-5; B Chen 104-67.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 10-5; M Ekstrom 2-0; L Cormier 0-1; D Wheeler 3-0; B Chen 5-12.
Batters faced - J Shields 28; M Ekstrom 4; L Cormier 4; D Wheeler 3; B Chen 31.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--John Hirschbeck.

Updated on Saturday, Oct 2, 2010 4:02 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
1-4
 Kansas City
G. Blanco Gregor Blanco
3-5
3 RBI