Kansas City 3, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(61-55)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 3 9 0
WP: W. Smith (4-4) S: G. Holland (4)
LP: B. McCarthy (6-4)
(51-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler reached on fielder's choice, A. Escobar scored
Top 2nd: Oakland
- B. Moss singled to shallow right, C. Carter scored, J. Donaldson to third
Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Donaldson homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- L. Cain doubled to left, E. Hosmer scored
- C. Getz doubled to left, L. Cain scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
J. Gomes rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .256
Y. Cespedes lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .301
C. Carter dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
    J. Weeks pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
D. Norris c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .204
J. Donaldson 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .173
B. Moss 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .230
A. Rosales 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .208
C. Pennington ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .199
 Totals 33 2 6 2 1 1 9 0 12  
 Batting
2B - C Carter (6, W Smith).
HR - J Donaldson (2, 4th inning off W Smith 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Donaldson (8), B Moss (25).
2-out RBI - J Donaldson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Donaldson 1, C Pennington 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Norris (2, throw).
DP - 1 (A Rosales-C Pennington-B Moss).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Gordon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293
A. Escobar ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .302
B. Butler dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .302
M. Moustakas 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .250
S. Perez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .245
E. Hosmer 1b 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .229
L. Cain cf 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260
C. Getz 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284
 Totals 32 3 9 3 0 1 4 2 14  
 Batting
2B - A Escobar (25, P Neshek); E Hosmer (18, B McCarthy); L Cain (5, B McCarthy); C Getz (10, S Doolittle).
RBI - B Butler (75), L Cain (19), C Getz (17).
2-out RBI - L Cain, C Getz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, M Moustakas 1, J Francoeur 1.
GIDP - S Perez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar 2 (22, 3rd base off B McCarthy/D Norris, 3rd base off P Neshek/D Norris).
CS - J Francoeur (6, 2nd base by B McCarthy/D Norris).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. McCarthy (L, 6-4) 6.2 7 3 2 0 4 0 1.19 2.68  
S. Doolittle 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.24 3.71  
P. Neshek 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.75 1.69  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
W. Smith (W, 4-4) 7.0 5 2 2 1 5 1 1.36 5.09  
A. Crow (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.54  
G. Holland (S, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.47 3.21  
IBB - M Moustakas (by P Neshek).
Pitches-strikes - B McCarthy 94-63; S Doolittle 16-10; P Neshek 21-13; W Smith 97-62; A Crow 14-10; G Holland 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - B McCarthy 8-8; S Doolittle 0-1; P Neshek 1-3; W Smith 11-5; A Crow 1-0; G Holland 0-1.
Batters faced - B McCarthy 26; S Doolittle 2; P Neshek 5; W Smith 27; A Crow 3; G Holland 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dana DeMuth. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Lance Barrett. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Weather: 93 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 3:10 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Donaldson Josh Donaldson
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
2-4
1 RBI