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11 - 3
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Game Story

The Oakland Athletics' combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals. Lester pitched six strong innings and Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics won 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals' eight-game winning streak. Lester (13-7...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 4 0 11 20 1
KC 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Oakland
Brandon Moss doubled to deep center, John Jaso scored, Josh Donaldson to third, Josh Donaldson out at home
OAK 1 - KC 0
Top 3rd: Oakland
Josh Donaldson singled to shallow right, Sam Fuld scored, Josh Donaldson to second advancing on throw
OAK 2 - KC 0
Brandon Moss singled to shallow left, Josh Donaldson scored
OAK 3 - KC 0
Top 4th: Oakland
Alberto Callaspo grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Stephen Vogt scored, Josh Reddick out at second
OAK 4 - KC 0
Top 5th: Oakland
Josh Donaldson hit sacrifice fly to deep center, Sam Fuld scored
OAK 5 - KC 0
Stephen Vogt singled to shallow center, John Jaso scored, Brandon Moss to second
OAK 6 - KC 0
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Alcides Escobar hit sacrifice fly to right, Mike Moustakas scored, Lorenzo Cain to third
OAK 6 - KC 1
Nori Aoki singled to shortstop, Lorenzo Cain scored, Nori Aoki to second on shortstop Eric Sogard's fielding error
OAK 6 - KC 2
Salvador Pérez doubled to left, Nori Aoki scored
OAK 6 - KC 3
Top 7th: Oakland
Josh Donaldson homered to deep center
OAK 7 - KC 3
Top 8th: Oakland
Eric Sogard singled to shallow center, Josh Reddick and Alberto Callaspo scored, Eric Sogard to second advancing on throw
OAK 9 - KC 3
Jonny Gómes hit sacrifice fly to left center, Eric Sogard scored
OAK 10 - KC 3
Josh Donaldson homered to deep center
OAK 11 - KC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldCF 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
John JasoDH 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .267
Jonny GómesPH-DH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Josh Donaldson3B 4 3 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 .255
Brandon MossLF 5 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 .254
Derek NorrisC 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 .288
Stephen Vogt1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Josh ReddickRF 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Alberto Callaspo2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .234
Eric SogardSS 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .213
Totals 43 11 20 10 2 0 6 0 13
Batting
2B - B Moss (19, J Guthrie); A Callaspo (13, B Chen)
HR - J Donaldson 2 (25, 7th inning off B Chen 0 on, 0 Out, 8th inning off B Chen 0 on, 2 Out)
SF - J Gomes, J Donaldson
RBI - J Gomes (35), J Donaldson 4 (84), B Moss 2 (76), S Vogt (29), E Sogard 2 (16)
2-out RBI - J Donaldson 2, B Moss, S Vogt
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Norris 1, J Reddick 1
GIDP - A Callaspo, E Sogard
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - E Sogard (5, field)
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-A Callaspo-S Vogt)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269
Omar Infante2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .257
Christian ColónPH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Salvador PérezC 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .269
Erik KratzPH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202
Billy Butler1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .275
Alex GordonLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .280
Raúl IbañezPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .164
Josh WillinghamDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .211
Mike Moustakas3B 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .199
Lorenzo CainCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .300
Alcides EscobarSS 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Totals 32 3 7 3 0 2 12 0 8
Batting
2B - S Perez (19, J Lester); J Willingham (6, J Lester); L Cain (22, J Lester)
SF - A Escobar
RBI - N Aoki (26), S Perez (49), A Escobar (37)
2-out RBI - S Perez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, L Cain 1
GIDP - J Willingham
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - A Escobar (11, throw)
Outfield assists - L Cain
DP - 2 (O Infante-A Escobar-B Butler, A Escobar-B Butler)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon Lester(W, 13-7) 6.0 6 3 3 2 9 0 1.11 2.51
Ryan Cook 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.03 2.27
Dan Otero 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.12 2.38

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeremy Guthrie(L, 8-10) 4.2 11 6 4 0 4 0 1.35 4.45
Aaron Crow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23 3.04
Bruce Chen 4.0 9 5 5 0 2 2 1.67 6.56
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 99-69; R Cook 14-10; D Otero 26-21; J Guthrie 89-59; A Crow 1-1; B Chen 58-43
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 7-3; R Cook 0-1; D Otero 6-0; J Guthrie 8-3; A Crow 0-1; B Chen 4-9
Batters faced - J Lester 25; R Cook 3; D Otero 7; J Guthrie 24; A Crow 1; B Chen 20
Game Details
Game Time: 2:49.
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Tripp Gibson. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Weather: 76 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 11 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 27,161.