73-46
11 - 3
64-54

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 MossDFP
doubled to deep center,
John JasoDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to third,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
out at home
OAK 1 - KC 0
Top 3rd: Oakland
Josh DonaldsonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Sam FuldDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to second advancing on throw
OAK 2 - KC 0
Brandon MossDFP
singled to shallow left,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
OAK 3 - KC 0
Top 4th: Oakland
Alberto CallaspoDFP
grounded into double play second to shortstop to first,
Stephen VogtDFP
scored,
Josh ReddickDFP
out at second
OAK 4 - KC 0
Top 5th: Oakland
Josh DonaldsonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep center,
Sam FuldDFP
scored
OAK 5 - KC 0
Stephen VogtDFP
singled to shallow center,
John JasoDFP
scored,
Brandon MossDFP
to second
OAK 6 - KC 0
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third
OAK 6 - KC 1
Nori AokiDFP
singled to shortstop,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Nori AokiDFP
to second on shortstop
Eric SogardDFP
's fielding error
OAK 6 - KC 2
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to left,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
OAK 6 - KC 3
Top 7th: Oakland
Josh DonaldsonDFP
homered to deep center
OAK 7 - KC 3
Top 8th: Oakland
Eric SogardDFP
singled to shallow center,
Josh ReddickDFP
and
Alberto CallaspoDFP
scored,
Eric SogardDFP
to second advancing on throw
OAK 9 - KC 3
Jonny GómesDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left center,
Eric SogardDFP
scored
OAK 10 - KC 3
Josh DonaldsonDFP
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 FuldDFP
CF
5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
John JasoDFP
DH
4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .267
Jonny GómesDFP
PH-DH
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
4 3 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 .255
Brandon MossDFP
LF
5 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 .254
Derek NorrisDFP
C
5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 .288
Stephen VogtDFP
1B
5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .234
Eric SogardDFP
SS
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 AokiDFP
RF
4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .257
Christian ColónDFP
PH-2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Salvador PérezDFP
C
2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .269
Erik KratzDFP
PH-C
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .275
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .280
Raúl IbañezDFP
PH-LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .164
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .211
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .199
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .300
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
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 LesterDFP
(W, 13-7)
6.0 6 3 3 2 9 0 1.11 2.51
Ryan CookDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.03 2.27
Dan OteroDFP
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 GuthrieDFP
(L, 8-10)
4.2 11 6 4 0 4 0 1.35 4.45
Aaron CrowDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23 3.04
Bruce ChenDFP
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.