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Monday, August 31, 2009:
Athletics 8, Royals 5
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF5231003.275
Bloomquist, RF4000022.251
b-Pena, B, PH1000011.291
Butler, B, 1B2200201.294
Teahen, 3B4111032.279
Callaspo, 2B4023000.292
Olivo, C4010032.242
Buck, DH3000021.216
a-Jacobs, PH-DH1000001.230
Maier, CF2000200.242
Betancourt, Y, SS4020001.239
Totals3459541114.254
a-Grounded into a double play for Buck in the 8th. b-Struck out for Bloomquist in the 9th.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kennedy, A, 3B4101012.274
Davis, R, CF4122020.293
Suzuki, K, C4001001.274
Cust, DH3110100.239
Hairston, S, LF4110011.272
Sweeney, R, RF3212101.279
Ellis, M, 2B3011111.276
Barton, 1B4110023.210
Pennington, SS2100210.250
Totals31877589.255
BATTING
2B: Teahen (32, Gonzalez, Gi), Betancourt, Y (15, Gonzalez, Gi).
3B: Callaspo (4, Gonzalez, Gi).
HR: DeJesus (12, 2nd inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Teahen 2; DeJesus 6; Callaspo 4; Olivo; Betancourt, Y 3.
RBI: Teahen (45), Callaspo 3 (50), DeJesus (64).
2-out RBI: DeJesus; Callaspo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeJesus 2; Olivo.
GIDP: Betancourt, Y, Jacobs.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Bloomquist (9, throw), Bale (1, throw).

BATTING
3B: Sweeney, R (3, Hochevar).
TB: Sweeney, R 3; Ellis, M; Barton; Hairston, S; Davis, R 2; Cust.
RBI: Davis, R 2 (31), Suzuki, K (63), Sweeney, R 2 (37), Ellis, M (45), Kennedy, A (49).
2-out RBI: Sweeney, R 2; Ellis, M; Davis, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barton 2; Suzuki, K.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pennington (4, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo), Ellis, M (7, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo), Davis, R (30, 2nd base off Tejeda/Olivo).
CS: Pennington (3, home by Tejeda/Olivo).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Pennington-Barton, Pennington-Ellis, M-Barton).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hochevar(L, 6-8)5.16764505.74
Bale0.00101005.93
Tejeda1.21000104.07
Wright, J1.00000204.50
Totals8.07865804.81
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, Gi5.16554816.07
Breslow(W, 6-7)0.21000004.04
Wuertz(H, 19)1.00000203.08
Ziegler(H, 11)1.01000003.20
Bailey, A(S, 21)1.01000101.88
Totals9.095541114.39
Bale pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Breslow pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Hochevar 108-65, Bale 9-3, Tejeda 28-15, Wright, J 14-8, Gonzalez, Gi 103-64, Breslow 6-4, Wuertz 15-10, Ziegler 7-5, Bailey, A 17-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hochevar 4-4, Bale 1-0, Tejeda 1-2, Wright, J 1-0, Gonzalez, Gi 1-6, Breslow 1-0, Wuertz 0-1, Ziegler 1-0, Bailey, A 1-0.
Batters faced: Hochevar 26, Bale 2, Tejeda 5, Wright, J 3, Gonzalez, Gi 26, Breslow 2, Wuertz 3, Ziegler 3, Bailey, A 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bale 2-2, Tejeda 2-1, Breslow 1-0, Wuertz 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 10,376.
Venue: Oakland Coliseum.
August 31, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media