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Wednesday, September 17, 2008:
Royals 5, Mariners 2
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, I, RF3130100.313
Betancourt, Y, SS3110003.272
Ibanez, DH4010023.307
Lopez, Jo, 1B4022003.300
Reed, J, CF4010021.270
Balentien, LF3000012.196
a-Cairo, PH1000000.250
Tuiasosopo, 3B3000010.125
b-Hulett, PH1000000.216
Johjima, C1000200.211
Valbuena, 2B3000012.091
Totals302823714.265
a-Popped out for Balentien in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Tuiasosopo in the 9th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF-RF4110105.300
Aviles, SS4001003.320
Guillen, J, RF3012111.265
Maier, CF0000000.294
Shealy, 1B4111003.359
Butler, B, DH3000100.268
Teahen, 3B4000012.252
Buck, C3220100.225
Callaspo, 2B4111002.307
German, E, LF1010100.256
a-Gathright, PH-LF0000100.248
Totals305756216.267
a-Walked for German, E in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Suzuki, I (17, Meche).
TB: Ibanez; Lopez, Jo 2; Betancourt, Y; Suzuki, I 4; Reed, J.
RBI: Lopez, Jo 2 (84).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez, Jo; Balentien.
SAC: Betancourt, Y.
GIDP: Balentien, Lopez, Jo.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki, I (43, 3rd base off Meche/Buck), Betancourt, Y (3, 2nd base off Meche/Buck).
CS: Lopez, Jo (2, 2nd base by Meche/Buck).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt, Y (19, fielding).
DP: (Valbuena-Betancourt, Y-Lopez, Jo).

BATTING
2B: DeJesus (24, Rowland-Smith), Buck (22, Batista).
HR: Shealy (6, 4th inning off Rowland-Smith, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus 2; Callaspo; German, E; Guillen, J; Shealy 4; Buck 3.
RBI: Shealy (12), Aviles (42), Guillen, J 2 (95), Callaspo (16).
2-out RBI: Shealy; Guillen, J 2; Callaspo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shealy; DeJesus 2; Teahen.
SAC: German, E.
GIDP: DeJesus.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Aviles-Callaspo-Shealy 2, Teahen-Callaspo).

SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rowland-Smith6.03114113.53
Corcoran(BS, 2)(L, 5-2)0.21301003.29
Batista1.03110106.21
Thomas, J0.10001007.71
Totals8.07526214.67
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche(W, 12-11)7.06223704.08
Mahay(H, 21)0.12000002.84
Ramirez, R(H, 19)0.20000002.75
Soria(S, 40)1.00000001.65
Totals9.08223704.60
WP: Meche.
IBB: DeJesus (by Corcoran).
Pitches-strikes: Rowland-Smith 96-57, Corcoran 21-10, Batista 20-11, Thomas, J 10-4, Meche 103-59, Mahay 7-4, Ramirez, R 4-3, Soria 9-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rowland-Smith 9-5, Corcoran 3-0, Batista 2-0, Thomas, J 0-0, Meche 2-5, Mahay 0-1, Ramirez, R 1-0, Soria 2-0.
Batters faced: Rowland-Smith 24, Corcoran 5, Batista 6, Thomas, J 2, Meche 27, Mahay 3, Ramirez, R 1, Soria 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Batista 2-2, Thomas, J 1-0, Ramirez, R 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 77 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 2:39.
Att: 13,382.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
September 17, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media