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Saturday, March 27, 2010:
Royals 14, Athletics 12
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF3221002.409
Patterson, E, CF2020000.288
Barton, 1B3212103.343
Kleen, 1B1000012.000
Sweeney, RF4111001.327
Gross, RF1000102.295
Kouzmanoff, 3B3123101.271
1-Rosales, PR-SS1100002.267
Suzuki, K, C1101100.211
Powell, C1000010.161
Cust, DH4100122.238
Ellis, 2B4033001.389
2-Chen, Y, PR-2B1000000.000
Buck, T, LF4110003.250
Carson, LF0000100.158
Pennington, SS4230001.333
McPherson, 3B1000011.222
Totals381215116521.261

1-Ran for Kouzmanoff in the 6th. 2-Ran for Ellis in the 6th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, RF4330010.333
Orlando, RF2000001.400
Podsednik, LF2000002.317
1-Coats, PR-LF1100010.222
Aviles, SS5231001.514
Thorman, DH4211014.325
Pena, B, C4123003.294
Wilson, V, C1000010.000
Ka'aihue, 1B4233101.381
Maier, CF5235011.426
Fields, 3B4000014.157
Betemit, 3B1010000.297
Bloomquist, 2B3100002.429
Falu, 2B1001000.250
Totals411416141619.313

1-Ran for Podsednik in the 4th.
BATTING
2B: Barton (6, Rupe), Ellis (3, Bullington), Patterson, E (3, Bullington).
HR: Kouzmanoff (3, 1st inning off Rupe, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Crisp 2; Patterson, E 3; Barton 2; Sweeney; Kouzmanoff 5; Ellis 4; Buck, T; Pennington 3.
RBI: Barton 2 (7), Kouzmanoff 3 (12), Crisp (5), Sweeney (6), Suzuki, K (8), Ellis 3 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barton; Pennington; Gross.
SAC: Crisp.
SF: Barton; Suzuki, K.
Team RISP: 6-for-15.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pennington (6, 2nd base off Thompson, B/Pena, B).

FIELDING
E: Barton (2, missed catch), Suzuki, K (2, fielding), Chen, Y (1, fielding).

BATTING
2B: DeJesus (1, Duchscherer), Maier (4, Ramirez, E).
3B: Pena, B (1, Duchscherer).
HR: Maier (3, 3rd inning off Duchscherer, 2 on, 2 out), Ka'aihue (4, 8th inning off Capra, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus 4; Aviles 3; Thorman; Pena, B 4; Ka'aihue 6; Maier 7; Betemit.
RBI: Pena, B 3 (8), Ka'aihue 3 (11), Maier 5 (14), Aviles (5), Thorman (7), Falu (7).
2-out RBI: Pena, B 3; Ka'aihue; Maier 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ka'aihue; Bloomquist 2; Fields; Thorman; Orlando.
SAC: Podsednik; Falu.
Team RISP: 7-for-17.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Bloomquist (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Orlando (Chen, Y at home), Maier (Patterson, E at 2nd base).
DP: (Maier-Aviles).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duchscherer3.0911801110.29
Ramirez, E2.02111304.15
Capra(L, 0-1)2.25220216.75
Demel0.100000010.38
Totals8.01614101625.97
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rupe2.06650117.00
Thompson, B3.05332005.54
Bullington(BS, 1)(W, 1-0)3.03333205.00
Colon(S, 1)1.01001202.00
Totals9.01512116515.97
Duchscherer pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.

WP: Rupe.
HBP: Thorman (by Duchscherer), Coats (by Capra), Suzuki, K (by Bullington).
Pitches-strikes: Duchscherer 73-43, Ramirez, E 27-16, Capra 57-35, Demel 5-3, Rupe 44-29, Thompson, B 56-37, Bullington 56-30, Colon 20-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Duchscherer 6-1, Ramirez, E 0-1, Capra 4-1, Demel 1-0, Rupe 3-3, Thompson, B 2-4, Bullington 0-2, Colon 1-0.
Batters faced: Duchscherer 21, Ramirez, E 9, Capra 15, Demel 1, Rupe 13, Thompson, B 16, Bullington 14, Colon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, E 3-3, Demel 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Alan Porter. 1B: Lance Barrett. 2B: Manny Gonzalez. 3B: Mark Ripperger.
Weather: 71 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 7,436.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media