Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(55-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 2
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 X 5 9 0
WP: J. Shields (12-7) S: F. Rodney (39)
LP: L. Mendoza (7-9)
(69-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur singled to center, S. Perez scored
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist hit sacrifice fly to left, B.J. Upton scored
- J. Keppinger singled to shallow center, M. Joyce scored, E. Longoria to second
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- R. Roberts doubled to left center, C. Pena scored
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist doubled to right, S. Fuld to third, S. Fuld scored on shortstop A. Escobar's fielding error
Top 8th: Kansas City
- A. Escobar tripled to left center, J. Giavotella scored
- A. Gordon singled to right center, A. Escobar scored
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Lobaton homered to deep center
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .255
A. Escobar ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .304
A. Gordon lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .289
B. Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303
S. Perez c 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
M. Moustakas 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .251
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .240
E. Hosmer 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .236
J. Giavotella 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .207
 Totals 33 3 6 3 0 1 7 1 5  
 Batting
2B - S Perez (11, J Shields).
3B - A Escobar (6, J Shields).
RBI - A Escobar (41), A Gordon (49), J Francoeur (34).
2-out RBI - A Escobar, A Gordon, J Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar (25, 2nd base off J Shields/J Lobaton).
 
 Fielding
E - L Cain (3, field); A Escobar (14, field).
DP - 1 (M Moustakas-J Giavotella-E Hosmer).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .247
B.J. Upton cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .247
M. Joyce rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .262
E. Longoria dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .293
    S. Fuld pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
B. Zobrist ss 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .261
J. Keppinger 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .319
C. Pena 1b 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .193
R. Roberts 2b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 .214
J. Lobaton c 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 .236
 Totals 30 5 9 4 1 6 1 1 20  
 Batting
2B - B Zobrist (31, K Herrera); R Roberts (5, L Coleman).
HR - J Lobaton (2, 8th inning off A Crow 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Lobaton.
SF - B Zobrist.
RBI - B Zobrist (50), J Keppinger (29), R Roberts (11), J Lobaton (18).
2-out RBI - J Keppinger.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Upton 1, M Joyce 1, E Longoria 1, C Pena 1, R Roberts 1, J Lobaton 1.
GIDP - J Keppinger.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - B Upton (24, 2nd base off L Mendoza/S Perez).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza (L, 7-9) 4.1 5 2 2 4 0 0 1.43 4.26  
L. Coleman 1.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.29 3.96  
T. Collins 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 3.17  
K. Herrera 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.08 2.53  
A. Crow 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.20 3.60  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (W, 12-7) 7.2 5 3 3 1 7 0 1.29 4.01  
J. McGee 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.97 2.37  
K. Farnsworth (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.19 3.38  
F. Rodney (S, 39) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.78 0.77  
IBB - D Jennings (by L Coleman).
BALK - L Mendoza.
HBP - E Longoria (by L Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes - L Mendoza 81-43; L Coleman 26-13; T Collins 3-2; K Herrera 16-13; A Crow 19-11; J Shields 106-71; J McGee 4-3; K Farnsworth 2-2; F Rodney 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Mendoza 6-8; L Coleman 1-0; T Collins 1-0; K Herrera 1-2; A Crow 0-3; J Shields 12-7; J McGee 1-0; K Farnsworth 1-0; F Rodney 2-1.
Batters faced - L Mendoza 23; L Coleman 6; T Collins 1; K Herrera 5; A Crow 4; J Shields 29; J McGee 1; K Farnsworth 1; F Rodney 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Scott Barry. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: -1 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 4:35 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Escobar Alcides Escobar
2-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Lobaton Jose Lobaton
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI