Texas 7, Kansas City 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-55)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 7 9 0
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 6 8 0
WP: R. Dempster (5-1) S: J. Nathan (29)
LP: E. Teaford (1-4)
(61-75)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
- A. Beltre homered to deep left center, I. Kinsler and J. Hamilton scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to deep right center, A. Escobar scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- S. Perez doubled to deep center, B. Butler scored
Top 7th: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep center
- I. Kinsler hit sacrifice fly to left, G. Soto scored
- E. Andrus singled to shallow center, M. Moreland scored
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur scored, E. Hosmer to second on wild pitch
- D. Lough hit sacrifice fly to right, E. Hosmer scored
Top 8th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to right center, A. Beltre scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Moustakas grounded into fielder's choice, B. Butler scored, S. Perez out at second
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- A. Escobar singled to shallow center, J. Dyson scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .267
E. Andrus ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .298
J. Hamilton cf-lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .292
A. Beltre 3b 4 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .318
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .262
M. Young 2b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .267
D. Murphy lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317
    C. Gentry cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305
G. Soto c 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .222
M. Olt 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .133
    M. Moreland ph-1b 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
 Totals 33 7 9 7 2 3 5 0 6  
 Batting
2B - I Kinsler (38, E Teaford); M Moreland (15, V Mazzaro).
3B - A Beltre (2, J Jeffress).
HR - A Beltre (29, 1st inning off E Teaford 2 on, 1 Out), M Young (6, 7th inning off V Mazzaro 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - I Kinsler.
RBI - I Kinsler (67), E Andrus (53), A Beltre 3 (88), N Cruz (81), M Young (57).
2-out RBI - E Andrus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Cruz 1.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - I Kinsler (9, 3rd base by E Teaford/S Perez).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Lough cf 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 .294
    J. Dyson pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
A. Escobar ss 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .292
A. Gordon lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .296
B. Butler dh 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .312
S. Perez c 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .309
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .252
J. Francoeur rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .233
E. Hosmer 1b 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 .243
J. Giavotella 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .230
 Totals 34 6 8 5 0 4 8 2 11  
 Batting
2B - B Butler 3 (24, R Dempster 2, M Adams); S Perez (15, R Dempster).
SF - D Lough.
RBI - D Lough (1), A Escobar (44), B Butler (87), S Perez (27), M Moustakas (66).
2-out RBI - A Escobar, B Butler, S Perez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lough 1, S Perez 1, M Moustakas 1, J Giavotella 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E Hosmer 2 (14, 2nd base off R Dempster/G Soto, 2nd base off R Dempster/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Escobar-E Hosmer).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster (W, 5-1) 6.0 4 2 2 2 8 0 1.32 4.36  
A. Ogando 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0.99 3.04  
M. Adams (H, 26) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.28 2.74  
J. Nathan (S, 29) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.01 2.53  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
E. Teaford (L, 1-4) 4.1 3 3 3 2 5 1 1.34 4.45  
V. Mazzaro 2.0 3 3 3 1 0 1 1.66 6.03  
A. Crow 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 3.44  
J. Jeffress 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.85 1.04  
WP - A Ogando, M Adams.
Pitches-strikes - R Dempster 96-62; A Ogando 21-13; M Adams 17-11; J Nathan 18-14; E Teaford 72-46; V Mazzaro 33-17; A Crow 13-10; J Jeffress 25-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Dempster 5-7; A Ogando 2-2; M Adams 3-0; J Nathan 2-0; E Teaford 5-4; V Mazzaro 2-4; A Crow 0-3; J Jeffress 2-3.
Batters faced - R Dempster 24; A Ogando 5; M Adams 5; J Nathan 5; E Teaford 17; V Mazzaro 10; A Crow 3; J Jeffress 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Adrian Johnson. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 3:47 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
A. Beltre Adrian Beltre
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
3-4
1 RBI