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Burnett's gem topped by Bullington's outing

After struggling a bit in the first inning, A.J. Burnett hurled a gem, allowing one run over eight frames, but that wasn't enough as the Yankees were unable to drive in a run off Royals starter Bryan Bullington.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4000000.279
Swisher, RF3000000.294
Teixeira, 1B3000010.256
Rodriguez, Al, 3B3000010.267
Cano, 2B3010000.324
Berkman, DH2000001.237
a-Thames, M, PH-DH0000100.319
1-Pena, R, PR-DH0000000.206
Granderson, CF3000011.240
Gardner, B, LF3010010.285
Cervelli, C2000010.248
b-Posada, PH1000010.251
Totals27020162.268
a-Walked for Berkman in the 8th. b-Struck out for Cervelli in the 9th.
1-Ran for Thames, M in the 8th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, G, CF3010110.268
Bloomquist, 3B4110013.248
Butler, B, 1B3011001.309
Betemit, DH3000022.341
Gordon, A, LF3000011.213
Aviles, 2B2000000.295
Maier, RF1000210.255
Pena, B, C3000003.161
Betancourt, Y, SS3010001.266
Totals251413611.275
BATTING
TB: Cano; Gardner, B.
GIDP: Berkman.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
CS: Gardner, B (7, 2nd base by Bullington/Pena, B).

FIELDING
E: Cervelli 2 (9, throw, throw), Cano (3, throw).
DP: 3 (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira 2, Jeter-Cano-Teixeira).

BATTING
TB: Betancourt, Y; Blanco, G; Butler, B; Bloomquist.
RBI: Butler, B (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betancourt, Y; Betemit.
GIDP: Pena, B 2, Bloomquist.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bloomquist (7, 2nd base off Burnett, AJ/Cervelli).

FIELDING
DP: (Butler, B-Betancourt, Y-Bullington).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett, AJ(L, 9-10)8.04113604.66
Totals8.04113603.84
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bullington(W, 1-2)8.02001503.00
Soria(S, 33)1.00000102.02
Totals9.02001604.96
HBP: Aviles (by Burnett, AJ).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett, AJ 103-64, Bullington 96-59, Soria 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett, AJ 7-5, Bullington 8-7, Soria 1-1.
Batters faced: Burnett, AJ 29, Bullington 25, Soria 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Muchlinski. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:07.
Att: 26,012.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 15, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media