Kansas City 11, Oakland 6
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 11 15 0
Oakland 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 4 0
WP: G. Holland (4-1)
LP: A. Bailey (0-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- E. Hosmer doubled to center, M. Cabrera scored, B. Butler to third
- J. Francoeur singled to center, B. Butler and E. Hosmer scored
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- K. Suzuki singled to shallow center, B. Allen scored, R. Sweeney to third
- S. Sizemore homered to deep center, R. Sweeney and K. Suzuki scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Oakland
- J. Willingham singled to left, J. Weeks scored, C. Pennington to third
- D. DeJesus hit sacrifice fly to deep left center, C. Pennington scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep center, A. Escobar scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon doubled to right, C. Getz scored
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow left center, A. Gordon scored, M. Cabrera to second advancing on throw
- E. Hosmer doubled to right, M. Cabrera scored, B. Butler to third
- M. Moustakas singled to shallow center, B. Butler and E. Hosmer scored, M. Moustakas out at second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Gordon lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 .303
M. Cabrera cf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .303
B. Butler dh 4 4 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 .303
E. Hosmer 1b 5 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .287
J. Francoeur rf 5 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 3 .281
M. Moustakas 3b 5 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .228
J. Giavotella 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .246
S. Perez c 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
    C. Getz pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
    B. Pena c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
A. Escobar ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 3 .247
 Totals 40 11 15 11 2 2 14 2 14  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (42, A Bailey); E Hosmer 2 (23, R Harden, N Wagner).
HR - B Butler 2 (18, 3rd inning off R Harden 0 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off C Breslow 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (76), M Cabrera (81), B Butler 3 (83), E Hosmer 2 (65), J Francoeur 2 (76), M Moustakas 2 (22).
2-out RBI - B Butler 2, M Moustakas 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar 2 (22, 2nd base off C Breslow/K Suzuki, 3rd base off C Breslow/K Suzuki).
CS - E Hosmer (5, 2nd base by R Harden/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Giavotella-A Escobar-E Hosmer).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Weeks 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .291
C. Pennington ss 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .268
H. Matsui dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .262
J. Willingham lf 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .246
    M. Taylor pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. DeJesus rf 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .232
B. Allen 1b 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .261
R. Sweeney cf 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .270
K. Suzuki c 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .237
S. Sizemore 3b 4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 .246
 Totals 28 6 4 6 1 8 8 0 10  
 Batting
2B - J Weeks (20, F Paulino).
HR - S Sizemore (9, 2nd inning off F Paulino 2 on, 2 Out).
S - D DeJesus.
SF - D DeJesus.
RBI - J Willingham (81), D DeJesus (42), K Suzuki (39), S Sizemore 3 (44).
2-out RBI - K Suzuki, S Sizemore 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, K Suzuki 1.
GIDP - S Sizemore.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D DeJesus.
DP - 1 (K Suzuki-J Weeks).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
F. Paulino 4.1 4 6 6 6 4 1 1.42 4.20  
E. Teaford 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.11 3.21  
G. Holland (W, 4-1) 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.93 1.83  
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.29 4.24  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Harden 5.0 8 4 4 1 10 1 1.36 4.74  
M. Wuertz (H, 3) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1.58 5.01  
C. Breslow (BS, 3) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.61 4.11  
B. Fuentes 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.29 4.02  
A. Bailey (L, 0-4) 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.15 3.38  
N. Wagner 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 1.50 6.75  
WP - F Paulino 2.
IBB - R Sweeney (by G Holland).
Pitches-strikes - F Paulino 98-51; E Teaford 32-19; G Holland 19-7; J Soria 16-12; R Harden 98-61; M Wuertz 13-10; C Breslow 17-11; B Fuentes 8-5; A Bailey 11-8; N Wagner 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Paulino 5-5; E Teaford 3-3; G Holland 1-0; J Soria 0-0; R Harden 4-4; M Wuertz 1-1; C Breslow 1-2; B Fuentes 0-2; A Bailey 1-1; N Wagner 1-0.
Batters faced - F Paulino 22; E Teaford 8; G Holland 5; J Soria 3; R Harden 23; M Wuertz 4; C Breslow 4; B Fuentes 3; A Bailey 4; N Wagner 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Brian Knight.
Weather: 62 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 3:16 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
3-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
S. Sizemore Scott Sizemore
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI