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Tuesday, March 9, 2010:
Royals 11, Athletics 10
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, R, LF4000225.077
Barton, 1B4010012.200
McPherson, 1B2010001.200
Gross, CF5210013.200
Cust, DH3222000.375
a-Recker, PH-DH2000002.500
Powell, C4111011.250
Donaldson, C0000000.500
Brown, C, RF4232100.571
Pennington, SS3210102.400
b-Green, PH-SS1000012.000
Cardenas, 3B3122000.250
Petit, G, 3B2010001.500
Sogard, 2B4023111.286
Totals411015105720.256
a-Grounded out for Cust in the 6th. b-Struck out for Pennington in the 8th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF2110100.286
Robinson, D, LF2000012.000
Callaspo, 3B2210100.400
Thorman, 3B2110000.400
DeJesus, DH2212100.300
a-Pina, PH-DH1000000.000
b-Lough, PH-DH1111000.750
Butler, 1B2011101.400
1-Coats, PR0100000.000
Ka'aihue, 1B2010011.300
Ankiel, CF3124001.250
Dyson, CF1100101.333
Guillen, J, RF3000002.143
Maier, RF2112002.333
Kendall, C2000011.167
Wilson, V, C3011010.333
Betancourt, Y, SS3000000.250
Betemit, SS0000100.000
Getz, 2B2000010.000
Falu, 2B2010011.286
Totals371112116612.256
a-Grounded out for DeJesus in the 7th. b-Tripled for Pina in the 9th.
1-Ran for Butler in the 6th.
BATTING
2B: Cust (1, Davies), Powell (1, Davies), Brown, C (2, Davies), Barton (1, Humber), Pennington (1, Humber).
3B: Sogard (1, Tejeda).
HR: Cust (1, 1st inning off Tejeda, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Barton 2; McPherson; Gross; Cust 6; Powell 2; Brown, C 4; Pennington 2; Cardenas 2; Petit, G; Sogard 4.
RBI: Cust 2 (2), Cardenas 2 (2), Sogard 3 (3), Powell (2), Brown, C 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Cust 2; Cardenas; Sogard; Brown, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gross; Davis, R; Powell; Green; McPherson.
Team RISP: 7-for-20.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Petit, G (1, 2nd base off Colon/Wilson, V), Brown, C (1, 2nd base off Tejeda/Kendall).
PO: Davis, R (1st base by Tejeda).

FIELDING
E: Barton (1, fielding), Green (2, fielding).
DP: (Pennington-Sogard-Barton).

BATTING
3B: DeJesus (1, Blevins), Lough (1, Demel).
HR: Ankiel (1, 6th inning off Mortensen, 2 on, 0 out), Maier (1, 8th inning off Meloan, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Podsednik; Callaspo; Thorman; DeJesus 3; Lough 3; Butler; Ka'aihue; Ankiel 5; Maier 4; Wilson, V; Falu.
RBI: DeJesus 2 (2), Ankiel 4 (4), Butler (2), Maier 2 (3), Lough (1), Wilson, V (1).
2-out RBI: Wilson, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Falu; Robinson, D 2.
GIDP: Guillen, J.
Team RISP: 6-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dyson (1, 2nd base off Meloan/Donaldson).
CS: Podsednik (1, 2nd base by Mazzaro/Powell).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Tejeda (Davis, R at 1st base).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mazzaro3.01001003.60
Blevins1.033311012.00
Mortensen2.024422118.00
Hernandez, Fe(H, 1)1.00000000.00
Meloan(H, 1)0.222201110.80
Demel(BS, 1)(L, 0-1)1.04222209.00
Totals8.21211116626.60
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda2.045532115.75
Davies3.053322012.60
Humber2.03110104.50
Bullington1.02110109.00
Colon(W, 1-0)1.01000100.00
Totals9.01510105717.98
WP: Tejeda.
IBB: Dyson (by Demel).
HBP: Donaldson (by Bullington).
Pitches-strikes: Mazzaro 32-19, Blevins 24-13, Mortensen 40-24, Hernandez, Fe 6-4, Meloan 23-13, Demel 30-18, Tejeda 45-22, Davies 54-29, Humber 35-21, Bullington 22-14, Colon 19-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mazzaro 5-1, Blevins 0-1, Mortensen 3-1, Hernandez, Fe 3-0, Meloan 1-0, Demel 1-0, Tejeda 0-1, Davies 5-1, Humber 4-1, Bullington 1-1, Colon 2-0.
Batters faced: Mazzaro 9, Blevins 7, Mortensen 11, Hernandez, Fe 3, Meloan 4, Demel 9, Tejeda 12, Davies 16, Humber 9, Bullington 6, Colon 4.
Umpires: HP: David Uyl. 1B: Casey Moser. 2B: David Rackley. 3B: Mark Ripperger.
Weather: 57 degrees, rain.
Wind: 27 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 2,247.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media