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Game Story

The crowd roared as Jason Vargas emerged from the dugout for the ninth inning, the Kansas City Royals trying to hold onto a 3-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics in a matchup of playoff hopefuls. It was the second shutout by Kansas City starters in the past week and the third complete game over that ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
KC 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Omar InfanteDFP
homered to deep left,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
OAK 0 - KC 2
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Christian ColónDFP
scored,
Omar InfanteDFP
to second
OAK 0 - KC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Sam FuldDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .261
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Jonny GómesDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Derek NorrisDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .285
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Nate FreimanDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .256
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Totals 29 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 3
Batting
2B - J Donaldson (21, J Vargas)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Norris 1
GIDP - N Freiman
Team LOB - 2
Fielding
E - C Crisp (3, field); S Kazmir (3, throw)
DP - 2 (A Callaspo-J Lowrie-N Freiman, J Donaldson-A Callaspo-N Freiman)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 .260
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .278
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .213
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .297
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .277
Christian ColónDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199
Totals 27 3 7 3 1 2 3 1 10
Batting
HR - O Infante (6, 3rd inning off S Kazmir 1 on, 1 Out)
S - N Aoki
SF - S Perez
RBI - O Infante 2 (53), S Perez (50)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, A Gordon 1, A Escobar 1
GIDP - S Perez, A Escobar
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - J Willingham (2, 2nd base off S Kazmir/D Norris)
Fielding
DP - 1 (C Colon-O Infante-B Butler)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott KazmirDFP
(L, 13-5)
7.0 7 3 3 1 3 1 1.05 2.78
Jesse ChavezDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.31 3.40

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason VargasDFP
(W, 9-5)
9.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 1.20 3.27
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 98-66; J Chavez 13-5; J Vargas 97-65
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 10-8; J Chavez 1-1; J Vargas 8-15
Batters faced - S Kazmir 28; J Chavez 3; J Vargas 29
Game Details
Game Time: 2:06.
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Tripp Gibson. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Weather: 79 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 21,099.