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Game Story

The Kansas City Royals didn't let Jarrod Dyson's defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday. Dyson drove in the tying run in a five-run seventh, while Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3. The Royals have ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 11 1
KC 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 X 7 12 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Jarrod DysonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Erik KratzDFP
scored
OAK 0 - KC 1
Top 4th: Oakland
Alberto CallaspoDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Brandon MossDFP
scored,
Josh ReddickDFP
to third advancing on throw
OAK 1 - KC 1
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
singled to right center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
OAK 1 - KC 2
Top 6th: Oakland
Josh ReddickDFP
tripled to deep center,
Stephen VogtDFP
scored
OAK 2 - KC 2
Alberto CallaspoDFP
singled to shallow right,
Josh ReddickDFP
scored
OAK 3 - KC 2
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Jarrod DysonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Christian ColónDFP
to third
OAK 3 - KC 3
Nori AokiDFP
tripled to shallow right,
Christian ColónDFP
and
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored
OAK 3 - KC 5
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to right center,
Nori AokiDFP
and
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
OAK 3 - KC 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
DH
5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
John JasoDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .265
Derek NorrisDFP
PH-C
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .283
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .253
Brandon MossDFP
LF
5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .256
Stephen VogtDFP
1B
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .325
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .260
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
3 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 3 .232
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .260
Eric SogardDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .213
Totals 37 3 11 3 0 2 9 0 18
Batting
2B - J Reddick (11, J Shields)
3B - J Reddick (5, J Shields)
SF - A Callaspo
RBI - J Reddick (35), A Callaspo 2 (36)
2-out RBI - J Reddick, A Callaspo
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 3, A Callaspo 1, S Fuld 1, E Sogard 1
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
E - A Callaspo (8, field)
DP - 1 (S Vogt-E Sogard)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .272
Salvador PérezDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .275
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .278
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .209
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .199
Erik KratzDFP
C
3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .217
Lorenzo CainDFP
PR-RF
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .299
Christian ColónDFP
2B
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .385
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
3 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Totals 34 7 12 7 0 1 8 3 12
Batting
2B - C Colon (4, J Samardzija)
3B - N Aoki (4, R Cook)
SF - J Dyson
RBI - N Aoki 2 (28), B Butler 2 (50), M Moustakas (48), J Dyson 2 (18)
2-out RBI - B Butler 2, M Moustakas
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 1, J Dyson 1
GIDP - N Aoki
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - A Gordon (8, 3rd base off J Samardzija/J Jaso), L Cain (17, 2nd base off S Doolittle/D Norris), C Colon (1, 2nd base off J Samardzija/J Jaso)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
(L, 3-2)
6.1 8 4 3 0 5 0 0.95 3.21
Ryan CookDFP
(BS, 1)
0.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 1.11 2.95
Fernando AbadDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 1.75
Luke GregersonDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.02 2.25
Sean DoolittleDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.65 2.39

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
6.0 7 3 3 1 5 0 1.21 3.29
Francisley BuenoDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.20 2.52
Aaron CrowDFP
(W, 6-1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 3.02
Wade DavisDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.90 0.86
Jason FrasorDFP
0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 2.75
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 36)
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.01 1.71
Pitching
WP - J Samardzija, J Shields
Pitches-strikes - J Samardzija 90-64; R Cook 11-7; F Abad 5-3; L Gregerson 4-4; S Doolittle 22-19; J Shields 111-73; F Bueno 3-3; A Crow 3-3; W Davis 19-13; J Frasor 8-6; G Holland 7-3
Ground balls-fly balls - J Samardzija 8-7; R Cook 1-0; F Abad 0-0; L Gregerson 0-0; S Doolittle 0-1; J Shields 10-7; F Bueno 1-0; A Crow 0-0; W Davis 1-1; J Frasor 1-0; G Holland 0-2
Batters faced - J Samardzija 26; R Cook 3; F Abad 1; L Gregerson 2; S Doolittle 4; J Shields 26; F Bueno 2; A Crow 1; W Davis 5; J Frasor 3; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:13.
Umpires: HP--Tripp Gibson. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: 81 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 20,569.