Kansas City 6, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 1
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 X 6 11 1
WP: J. Guthrie (4-3) S: G. Holland (11)
LP: M. Harrison (15-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
- E. Andrus homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Texas
- M. Moreland doubled to center, G. Soto scored, M. Moreland out at third
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- A. Escobar doubled to shallow left, L. Cain scored
- B. Butler hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Escobar scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep center, A. Escobar scored
- S. Perez doubled to deep right center, B. Butler scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- J. Giavotella homered to deep center
Top 9th: Texas
- M. Young hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Hamilton scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .266
E. Andrus ss 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .298
J. Hamilton cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .291
A. Beltre 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .317
N. Cruz rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .262
M. Young dh 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268
D. Murphy lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .321
G. Soto c 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .227
M. Moreland 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286
 Totals 30 3 7 3 1 2 7 0 8  
 Batting
2B - I Kinsler (37, J Guthrie); M Moreland (14, J Guthrie).
HR - E Andrus (3, 1st inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Andrus.
SF - M Young.
RBI - E Andrus (52), M Young (56), M Moreland (47).
2-out RBI - M Moreland.
GIDP - D Murphy.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - I Kinsler (3rd base, S Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - I Kinsler (15, field).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .243
A. Escobar ss 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .292
A. Gordon lf 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .298
B. Butler 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .309
    E. Hosmer 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
S. Perez c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .234
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254
T. Abreu dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .350
J. Giavotella 2b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 .229
 Totals 35 6 11 6 2 0 7 0 10  
 Batting
2B - A Escobar (26, M Harrison); S Perez (14, M Harrison); M Moustakas (30, M Harrison).
HR - A Gordon (11, 5th inning off M Harrison 1 on, 2 Out), J Giavotella (1, 6th inning off R Oswalt 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Butler.
RBI - A Escobar (43), A Gordon 2 (62), B Butler (86), S Perez (26), J Giavotella (10).
2-out RBI - A Gordon 2, S Perez, J Giavotella.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Francoeur 1, J Giavotella 3.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - B Butler (2, field).
Outfield assists - L Cain.
DP - 1 (A Escobar-B Butler).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Harrison (L, 15-9) 4.2 8 5 3 0 3 1 1.27 3.37  
R. Oswalt 2.1 1 1 1 0 4 1 1.51 5.85  
M. Lowe 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.05 2.13  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Guthrie (W, 4-3) 7.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 1.16 3.70  
K. Herrera 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.13 2.51  
G. Holland (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.36 2.73  
BALK - M Lowe.
Pitches-strikes - M Harrison 102-69; R Oswalt 30-24; M Lowe 14-11; J Guthrie 102-64; K Herrera 17-11; G Holland 6-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Harrison 7-8; R Oswalt 1-3; M Lowe 2-2; J Guthrie 5-9; K Herrera 3-0; G Holland 1-1.
Batters faced - M Harrison 23; R Oswalt 8; M Lowe 5; J Guthrie 26; K Herrera 5; G Holland 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Adrian Johnson. 3B--Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 4:32 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
E. Andrus Elvis Andrus
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI