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Tuesday, May 30, 2006, 7:06PM
, McAfee Coliseum
Attendance: 12,516, Time of Game: 3:36
Royals
8
13-37
 Won 2 
5th, 21 GB
at Athletics
7
23-29
 Lost 3 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Elmer Dessens (3-5)
L: Matt Roney (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Royals          4  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  1   1    8 16  0
Athletics       0  0  1   2  4  0   0  0  0   0    7 11  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus CF 5 2 3 1 1 1 .206 .682 24 13 0.118 1.33 0.156 -0.039 1.3 4 0 HR,IW
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 6 2 3 1 0 1 .318 .777 15 10 0.229 1.92 0.305 -0.076 0.7 2 1
Reggie Sanders DH 6 1 4 1 0 1 .257 .776 25 15 0.290 1.52 0.361 -0.071 1.6 2B
Emil Brown RF-LF 5 1 1 1 1 1 .265 .749 19 11 -0.206 1.61 0.065 -0.271 -0.8 4 0
Tony Graffanino 3B-1B-3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 .263 .737 18 11 -0.157 1.93 0.098 -0.255 0.3 2 2
Esteban German LF-3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .372 .903 18 10 -0.029 0.97 0.043 -0.072 -1.2 2 0 SB,GDP
   Matt Stairs PH-1B 1 0 1 1 0 0 .250 .783 6 3 0.306 5.91 0.306 0.000 0.9 0 0
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .259 .712 11 5 -0.040 1.01 0.030 -0.070 0.1 3 1 2B
   Shane Costa RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .761 5 2 -0.118 4.50 0.000 -0.118 -0.5 2 0
Angel Berroa SS 5 1 2 2 0 1 .249 .641 11 9 0.200 1.58 0.291 -0.090 1.4 0 1 2B
John Buck C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .237 .644 14 10 -0.112 1.37 0.000 -0.112 -1.2 8 0 SH
Denny Bautista P 2 0
   Andy Sisco P 0 0
   Joe Nelson P 1 0
   Elmer Dessens P 0 0
   Ambiorix Burgos P 0 0
Team Totals 44 8 16 8 4 7 .364 .917 166 99 0.481 1.64 1.655 -1.174 2.6 30 5
2B: A Berroa (11, off M Roney); D Mientkiewicz (14, off B Halsey); R Sanders (10, off B Halsey).
HR: D DeJesus (1, off B Halsey; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: J Buck (1, off M Roney).
IBB: D DeJesus (1, by M Roney).
TB: D DeJesus 6; R Sanders 5; A Berroa 3; M Grudzielanek 3; D Mientkiewicz 2; M Stairs; T Graffanino; E Brown.
GIDP: E German (3).
RBI: A Berroa 2 (21); R Sanders (24); M Stairs (17); E Brown (23); D DeJesus (2); M Grudzielanek (12); T Graffanino (15).
2-out RBI: A Berroa 2; E Brown; R Sanders; M Stairs.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 6 for 16.
Baserunning
SB: E German (2, 2nd base off C Gaudin/A Melhuse).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mark Kotsay CF 5 0 0 0 1 1 .275 .734 22 13 -0.005 1.62 0.126 -0.131 -1.2 2 0
Nick Swisher LF 6 2 3 1 0 1 .310 1.051 22 17 -0.012 1.74 0.195 -0.206 1.3 3 0 HR,SB
Eric Chavez 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .906 7 6 -0.034 0.68 0.000 -0.034 -0.4 1 1
   Marco Scutaro 3B-2B 2 1 0 0 2 1 .149 .511 18 8 -0.106 2.51 0.079 -0.185 0.2 1 1
Frank Thomas DH 5 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .795 24 16 -0.204 1.44 0.000 -0.204 -1.8
Bobby Crosby SS 5 2 4 3 0 0 .249 .696 15 8 0.279 1.16 0.300 -0.020 2.9 3 4 HR,2·2B
Adam Melhuse C 4 1 1 0 1 2 .254 .798 21 12 -0.107 1.41 0.054 -0.161 -0.4 7 0 2B
Jay Payton RF 5 1 2 3 0 0 .256 .630 16 10 0.224 1.43 0.334 -0.110 1.8 3 1 HR
Dan Johnson 1B 3 0 1 0 2 0 .193 .557 17 5 0.148 1.45 0.184 -0.036 0.5 9 1 IW
   Bobby Kielty PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .646 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Mark Ellis 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .226 .625 20 12 -0.034 1.29 0.032 -0.066 -0.3 1 1
   Antonio Perez 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .034 .159 7 5 -0.039 1.47 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 0 1
   Jason Kendall PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .671 1 1 -0.128 5.40 0.000 -0.128 -0.4
Brad Halsey P 0 0
   Chad Gaudin P 0 1
   Kiko Calero P 0 0
   Huston Street P 0 0
   Matt Roney P 0 0
Team Totals 41 7 11 7 7 8 .268 .936 190 113 -0.018 1.61 1.304 -1.320 1.6 30 11
2B: B Crosby 2 (7, 2 off D Bautista); A Melhuse (4, off D Bautista).
HR: B Crosby (7, off D Bautista; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J Payton (2, off A Sisco; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); N Swisher (16, off D Bautista; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: D Johnson (2, by J Nelson).
TB: B Crosby 9; N Swisher 6; J Payton 5; A Melhuse 2; D Johnson.
RBI: J Payton 3 (12); B Crosby 3 (23); N Swisher (42).
2-out RBI: J Payton 2; N Swisher.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Chavez-M Ellis-D Johnson.
E: B Crosby (8).
Outfield Assists: J Payton (E Brown at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: N Swisher (1, 2nd base off J Nelson/J Buck).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Denny Bautista 4.1 8 6 6 2 3 2 5.63 23 96 63 40 7 16 3 15 7 0 24 -0.260 1.08 -3.0
Andy Sisco 1.1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6.55 6 24 11 6 2 3 1 3 1 0 1 1 -0.181 1.22 -1.0
Joe Nelson 1.1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0.96 7 32 16 8 5 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0.070 1.08 0.8
Elmer Dessens, W (3-5) 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.67 7 25 16 6 0 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.178 1.54 1.1
Ambiorix Burgos, S (7) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 7.01 5 13 7 5 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.212 5.53 0.5
Team Totals 10 11 7 7 7 8 3 6.30 48 190 113 65 16 32 8 25 9 0 24 2 1 0.019 1.61 -1.6

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Brad Halsey 4.2 10 6 6 2 1 1 4.43 25 73 46 30 1 15 9 13 7 0 19 -0.333 0.73 -3.7
Chad Gaudin 2.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.08 9 38 24 13 4 7 4 1 0 0 1 0 0.201 1.41 1.4
Kiko Calero, H (9) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.31 3 10 7 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.125 1.61 0.5
Huston Street, BS (3) 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.00 6 27 13 5 5 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 -0.186 4.66 -0.5
Matt Roney, L (0-1) 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.50 6 18 9 8 0 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 -0.288 2.84 -0.5
Team Totals 10 16 8 8 4 7 1 7.20 49 166 99 59 12 28 15 23 10 0 19 1 0 -0.481 1.64 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: D Bautista (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Nelson (1; D Johnson); M Roney (1; D DeJesus).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Joe Brinkman.
Time of Game: 3:36.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 67° F, Wind 16mph in from Leftfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Oakland Athletics
1 David DeJesus CF 1 Mark Kotsay CF
2 Mark Grudzielanek 2B 2 Nick Swisher LF
3 Reggie Sanders DH 3 Eric Chavez 3B
4 Emil Brown RF 4 Frank Thomas DH
5 Tony Graffanino 3B 5 Bobby Crosby SS
6 Esteban German LF 6 Adam Melhuse C
7 Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 7 Jay Payton RF
8 Angel Berroa SS 8 Dan Johnson 1B
9 John Buck C 9 Mark Ellis 2B
Denny Bautista P Brad Halsey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 6-7 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  R KCR M. Stairs H. Street 31% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive); Grudzielanek Scores; Sanders to 2B
b5 5-6 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  RR OAK J. Payton A. Sisco -27% 33% Home Run (Line Drive); Crosby Scores
t9 6-7 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  KCR R. Sanders H. Street 27% 55% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Grudzielanek to 3B
t9 6-7 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR T. Graffanino H. Street -21% 17% Flyball: RF
b10 7-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Scutaro A. Burgos 18% 100% Flyball: RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Brad Halsey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R KCR D. DeJesus B. Halsey 9% 59% Home Run (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek B. Halsey -2% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR R. Sanders B. Halsey 2% 60% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t1 1-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  KCR E. Brown B. Halsey 3% 63% Walk; Sanders to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  R KCR T. Graffanino B. Halsey 8% 71% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Sanders Scores; Brown to 2B
t1 2-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O KCR E. German B. Halsey -3% 68% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brown to 3B
t1 2-0 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  KCR D. Mientkiewicz B. Halsey 2% 70% Walk; German to 2B
t1 2-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR KCR A. Berroa B. Halsey 12% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive); Brown Scores; German Scores; Mientkiewicz to 2B
t1 4-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Buck B. Halsey -2% 80% Lineout: LF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Denny Bautista facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Kotsay D. Bautista 2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  OAK N. Swisher D. Bautista -2% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK E. Chavez D. Bautista 2% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-4 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK F. Thomas D. Bautista 2% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Brad Halsey facing 1-2-3
t2 4-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus B. Halsey -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
t2 4-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek B. Halsey -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR R. Sanders B. Halsey 1% 83% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t2 4-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O KCR E. Brown B. Halsey -2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Denny Bautista facing 5-6-7
b2 0-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK B. Crosby D. Bautista -5% 76% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b2 0-4 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O OAK A. Melhuse D. Bautista 4% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-4 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK J. Payton D. Bautista 3% 83% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b2 0-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O OAK D. Johnson D. Bautista 2% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Brad Halsey facing 5-6-7
t3 4-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  KCR T. Graffanino B. Halsey 2% 87% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Graffanino to 1B
t3 4-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO KCR E. German B. Halsey -3% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 4-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. Mientkiewicz B. Halsey -1% 83% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Royals' Denny Bautista facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- 13,(3-2)  O OAK M. Ellis D. Bautista 2% 85% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b3 0-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK M. Kotsay D. Bautista 1% 86% Groundout: P unassisted
b3 0-4 2 --- 6,(0-2)  R OAK N. Swisher D. Bautista -7% 80% Home Run (Line Drive)
b3 1-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK E. Chavez D. Bautista 1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Brad Halsey facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR A. Berroa B. Halsey -1% 79% Flyball: RF
t4 4-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR J. Buck B. Halsey -1% 78% Lineout: RF
t4 4-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  KCR D. DeJesus B. Halsey 1% 79% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t4 4-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Grudzielanek B. Halsey 2% 81% Single to LF (Fly Ball); DeJesus to 3B
t4 4-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R KCR R. Sanders B. Halsey 6% 87% Single to CF (Line Drive); DeJesus Scores; Grudzielanek to 2B
t4 5-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  RO KCR E. Brown B. Halsey 3% 90% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Grudzielanek Scores; Sanders to 3B; Brown out at 2B/RF-SS
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Royals' Denny Bautista facing 4-5-6
b4 1-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O OAK F. Thomas D. Bautista 2% 92% Flyball: LF
b4 1-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R OAK B. Crosby D. Bautista -5% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b4 2-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK A. Melhuse D. Bautista -3% 84% Double to SS (Pop Fly to LF-CF)
b4 2-6 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R OAK J. Payton D. Bautista -6% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive); Melhuse Scores
b4 3-6 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK D. Johnson D. Bautista -4% 73% Walk; Payton to 2B
b4 3-6 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Ellis D. Bautista 5% 78% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul); Payton to 3B
b4 3-6 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O OAK M. Kotsay D. Bautista 5% 83% Lineout: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 3.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Ahead 6-3, Athletics' Brad Halsey facing 5-6-7
Marco Scutaro replaces Eric Chavez playing 3B batting 3rd
t5 6-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O KCR T. Graffanino B. Halsey -1% 82% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t5 6-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O KCR E. German B. Halsey -1% 81% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
t5 6-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. Mientkiewicz B. Halsey 1% 82% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
Chad Gaudin replaces Brad Halsey pitching
t5 6-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O KCR A. Berroa C. Gaudin -2% 80% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-6, Royals' Denny Bautista facing 2-3-4
b5 3-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK N. Swisher D. Bautista -4% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b5 3-6 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  OAK M. Scutaro D. Bautista -7% 69% Walk; Swisher to 2B
b5 3-6 0 12- 6,(2-2)  OAK F. Thomas D. Bautista -5% 63% Wild Pitch; Swisher to 3B; Scutaro to 2B
b5 3-6 0 -23 7,(3-2)  O OAK F. Thomas D. Bautista 7% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-6 1 -23 5,(3-1)  RR OAK B. Crosby D. Bautista -15% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Swisher Scores; Scutaro Scores
Andy Sisco replaces Denny Bautista pitching
b5 5-6 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK A. Melhuse A. Sisco 5% 61% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b5 5-6 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  RR OAK J. Payton A. Sisco -27% 33% Home Run (Line Drive); Crosby Scores
b5 7-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK D. Johnson A. Sisco 1% 34% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Chad Gaudin facing 9-1-2
t6 6-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Buck C. Gaudin -4% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  KCR D. DeJesus C. Gaudin 4% 35% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 6-7 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O KCR M. Grudzielanek C. Gaudin -5% 30% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-7 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O KCR R. Sanders C. Gaudin -4% 26% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-6, Royals' Andy Sisco facing 9-1-2
b6 7-6 0 --- 4,(3-0)  OAK M. Ellis A. Sisco -3% 23% Walk
b6 7-6 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Kotsay A. Sisco 3% 26% Strikeout Swinging
b6 7-6 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK N. Swisher A. Sisco 3% 29% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
Joe Nelson replaces Andy Sisco pitching
b6 7-6 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  OAK M. Scutaro J. Nelson -1% 28% Swisher Steals 2B
b6 7-6 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  OAK M. Scutaro J. Nelson -1% 27% Walk
b6 7-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Nelson 4% 31% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Chad Gaudin facing 4-5-6
Marco Scutaro moves from 3B to 2B
Antonio Perez replaces Mark Ellis (2B) playing 3B batting 9th
t7 6-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR E. Brown C. Gaudin -4% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 6-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR T. Graffanino C. Gaudin -3% 24% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t7 6-7 2 --- 8,(3-2)  KCR E. German C. Gaudin 2% 26% Walk
t7 6-7 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  KCR D. Mientkiewicz C. Gaudin 2% 28% German Steals 2B
t7 6-7 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O KCR D. Mientkiewicz C. Gaudin -6% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-6, Royals' Joe Nelson facing 5-6-7
Tony Graffanino moves from 3B to 1B
Esteban German moves from LF to 3B
Emil Brown moves from RF to LF
Shane Costa replaces Doug Mientkiewicz (1B) playing RF batting 7th
b7 7-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Nelson 2% 23% Flyball: LF
b7 7-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  OAK A. Melhuse J. Nelson -2% 21% Walk
b7 7-6 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Payton J. Nelson 1% 23% Groundout: 1B-P; Melhuse to 2B
b7 7-6 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  OAK D. Johnson J. Nelson -1% 22% Intentional Walk
b7 7-6 2 12- 7,(2-2)  O OAK A. Perez J. Nelson 4% 26% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Kiko Calero facing 8-9-1
Kiko Calero replaces Chad Gaudin pitching
t8 6-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR A. Berroa K. Calero -6% 20% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR J. Buck K. Calero -4% 16% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-7 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR D. DeJesus K. Calero -3% 14% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-6, Royals' Elmer Dessens facing 1-2-3
Elmer Dessens replaces Joe Nelson pitching
b8 7-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O OAK M. Kotsay E. Dessens 1% 15% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 7-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK N. Swisher E. Dessens 1% 16% Strikeout Swinging
b8 7-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O OAK M. Scutaro E. Dessens 1% 17% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Athletics 7.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-7, Athletics' Huston Street facing 2-3-4
Huston Street replaces Kiko Calero pitching
t9 6-7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR M. Grudzielanek H. Street 12% 29% Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
t9 6-7 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  KCR R. Sanders H. Street 27% 55% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Grudzielanek to 3B
t9 6-7 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  O KCR E. Brown H. Street -18% 38% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-7 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  O KCR T. Graffanino H. Street -21% 17% Flyball: RF
Matt Stairs pinch hits for Esteban German (3B) batting 6th
t9 6-7 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  R KCR M. Stairs H. Street 31% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive); Grudzielanek Scores; Sanders to 2B
t9 7-7 2 12- 5,(3-1)  O KCR S. Costa H. Street -12% 36% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 7-7, Royals' Elmer Dessens facing 4-5-6
Matt Stairs moves from PH to 1B
Tony Graffanino moves from 1B to 3B
b9 7-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O OAK F. Thomas E. Dessens 6% 42% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b9 7-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK B. Crosby E. Dessens -6% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b9 7-7 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK A. Melhuse E. Dessens 7% 43% Strikeout Looking
b9 7-7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Payton E. Dessens 7% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 7, Athletics 7.
Top of the 10th, Royals Batting, Tied 7-7, Athletics' Matt Roney facing 8-9-1
Matt Roney replaces Huston Street pitching
t10 7-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR A. Berroa M. Roney 17% 67% Ground-rule Double (Line Drive)
t10 7-7 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Buck M. Roney -0% 67% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Berroa to 3B
t10 7-7 1 --3 4,(3-0)  KCR D. DeJesus M. Roney 1% 68% Intentional Walk
t10 7-7 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  R KCR M. Grudzielanek M. Roney 17% 86% Single to RF (Line Drive); Berroa Scores; DeJesus to 2B
t10 8-7 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O KCR R. Sanders M. Roney -3% 82% Flyball: LF
t10 8-7 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O KCR E. Brown M. Roney -3% 79% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 10th, Athletics Batting, Behind 7-8, Royals' Ambiorix Burgos facing 8-9-1
Ambiorix Burgos replaces Elmer Dessens pitching
b10 7-8 0 --- 4,(2-1)  OAK D. Johnson A. Burgos -14% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
Jason Kendall pinch hits for Antonio Perez (3B) batting 9th
b10 7-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O OAK J. Kendall A. Burgos 13% 78% Flyball: RF
b10 7-8 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OAK M. Kotsay A. Burgos -13% 66% Walk; Johnson to 2B
Bobby Kielty pinch runs for Dan Johnson (1B) batting 8th
b10 7-8 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK N. Swisher A. Burgos 17% 82% Flyball: LF
b10 7-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O OAK M. Scutaro A. Burgos 18% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 8, Athletics 7.

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