56-53
3 - 8
67-42

Game Story

Jon Lester took the mound in a different uniform and, for the first time in his major league career, felt just slightly out of place. Quickly enough, he put aside the newness of pitching for Oakland - and the expectations that he'll help lead baseball's winningest team on a deep run in October...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 10 2
Oak 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 X 8 8 0

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep center,
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored,
Nori AokiDFP
to third
KC 1 - OAK 0
Bottom 5th: Oakland
Alberto CallaspoDFP
singled to right center,
Jonny GómesDFP
scored,
Stephen VogtDFP
to third
KC 1 - OAK 1
Josh ReddickDFP
singled to shallow right,
Stephen VogtDFP
scored,
Alberto CallaspoDFP
to third
KC 1 - OAK 2
Nick PuntoDFP
singled to shallow right,
Alberto CallaspoDFP
scored,
Josh ReddickDFP
to second
KC 1 - OAK 3
Jed LowrieDFP
singled to third,
Josh ReddickDFP
scored,
Nick PuntoDFP
to third,
Sam FuldDFP
to second
KC 1 - OAK 4
Josh DonaldsonDFP
walked,
Eric SogardDFP
scored,
Sam FuldDFP
to third,
Jed LowrieDFP
to second
KC 1 - OAK 5
Jonny GómesDFP
singled to shallow left,
Sam FuldDFP
and
Jed LowrieDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to second,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored,
Jonny GómesDFP
to third on left fielder
Alex GordonDFP
's fielding error
KC 1 - OAK 8
Top 7th: Kansas City
Nori AokiDFP
singled to shallow left,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Nori AokiDFP
to second advancing on throw
KC 2 - OAK 8
Christian ColónDFP
singled to center,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 3 - OAK 8

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF-LF
3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .266
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Christian ColónDFP
PH-2B
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .357
Salvador PérezDFP
DH
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .272
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .264
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .279
Erik KratzDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .191
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .275
Totals 34 3 10 3 0 2 4 0 15
Batting
2B - A Gordon (28, J Lester); L Cain (20, J Lester)
S - O Infante
SF - S Perez
RBI - N Aoki (18), C Colon (2), S Perez (40)
2-out RBI - N Aoki, C Colon
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Colon 1, S Perez 1, B Butler 1
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - A Gordon (2, field)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
3 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .246
Derek NorrisDFP
C
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 .303
Jonny GómesDFP
LF
4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .239
Stephen VogtDFP
1B
4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333
Alberto CallaspoDFP
DH
4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .232
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Nick PuntoDFP
2B
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207
Eric SogardDFP
PR-2B
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198
Totals 33 8 8 7 0 1 7 0 8
Batting
2B - D Norris (14, J Vargas)
RBI - J Lowrie (41), J Donaldson (77), J Gomes 2 (34), A Callaspo (34), J Reddick (29), N Punto (13)
2-out RBI - J Gomes 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Vogt 1
Team LOB - 2
Fielding
Outfield assists - S Fuld
DP - 1 (S Fuld-D Norris)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason VargasDFP
(L, 8-5)
4.1 6 7 4 0 5 0 1.24 3.48
Aaron CrowDFP
0.1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1.26 3.13
Scott DownsDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 5.29
Bruce ChenDFP
2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.62 6.12

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon LesterDFP
(W, 11-7)
6.2 9 3 3 1 3 0 1.14 2.59
Ryan CookDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 2.55
Jesse ChavezDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.30 3.41
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Vargas 75-47; A Crow 15-7; S Downs 10-6; B Chen 24-16; J Lester 104-71; R Cook 16-11; J Chavez 23-15
Ground balls-fly balls - J Vargas 5-4; A Crow 0-0; S Downs 4-0; B Chen 1-3; J Lester 9-7; R Cook 1-0; J Chavez 2-1
Batters faced - J Vargas 20; A Crow 3; S Downs 4; B Chen 7; J Lester 29; R Cook 4; J Chavez 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:45.
Umpires: HP--Toby Basner. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 61 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 30,097.