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67-43

Game Story

James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate. Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Royals beat the Athletics 4-2 on Sunday. ''They have a bunch of hitters over...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 14 0
Oak 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 0

Scoring Summary

Top 5th: Kansas City
Nori AokiDFP
singled to left,
Christian ColónDFP
scored,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to third,
Nori AokiDFP
to second advancing on throw
KC 1 - OAK 0
Omar InfanteDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Alcides EscobarDFP
and
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 3 - OAK 0
Salvador PérezDFP
singled to shallow left,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored
KC 4 - OAK 0
Bottom 6th: Oakland
Josh ReddickDFP
homered to deep right center
KC 4 - OAK 1
Bottom 8th: Oakland
Josh ReddickDFP
homered to deep right
KC 4 - OAK 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
DH
5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .265
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 1 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 .265
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .272
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273
Lorenzo CainDFP
RF
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305
Christian ColónDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .273
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .278
Totals 37 4 14 4 0 1 4 1 15
Batting
2B - O Infante (14, S Kazmir); C Colon (3, S Kazmir)
RBI - N Aoki (19), O Infante 2 (51), S Perez (41)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dyson 1
GIDP - S Perez, A Gordon 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - O Infante (5, 3rd base off S Kazmir/D Norris)
Fielding
DP - 1 (O Infante-B Butler)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
John JasoDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
Brandon MossDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .255
Stephen VogtDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .327
Derek NorrisDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
3 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 .259
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Totals 30 2 4 2 2 0 3 0 2
Batting
HR - J Reddick 2 (8, 6th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out, 8th inning off J Shields 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Reddick 2 (31)
2-out RBI - J Reddick
Team LOB - 1
Fielding
Outfield assists - J Reddick
DP - 4 (A Callaspo-J Lowrie-S Vogt, J Donaldson-A Callaspo-S Vogt, A Callaspo-J Lowrie-S Vogt, J Reddick-S Vogt)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 10-6)
8.0 4 2 2 0 2 2 1.25 3.43
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 31)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 1.69

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott KazmirDFP
(L, 12-4)
6.0 10 4 4 1 2 0 1.06 2.53
Dan OteroDFP
1.2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.09 2.25
Fernando AbadDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 1.83
Luke GregersonDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.03 1.92
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 102-65; G Holland 10-7; S Kazmir 99-68; D Otero 22-18; F Abad 10-8; L Gregerson 3-3
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 9-11; G Holland 1-0; S Kazmir 12-3; D Otero 4-0; F Abad 0-0; L Gregerson 0-0
Batters faced - J Shields 27; G Holland 3; S Kazmir 26; D Otero 8; F Abad 3; L Gregerson 1
Game Details
Game Time: 2:32.
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Mike DiMuro. 2B--Mike Estabrook. 3B--Toby Basner.
Weather: 61 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 22,612.