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Bullington's gem too much for A.J., Yanks

A.J. Burnett pitched eight innings of one-run ball for the Yankees, but that wasn't enough as Royals starter Bryan Bullington topped him with eight scoreless frames for his first career win in his second start of 2010.

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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