Kansas City 12, Oakland 6

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 8, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 95°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jeff Kellogg, First Base - Scott Barry, Second Base - Rob Drake, Third Base - Tim Timmons,
Attendance - 29818

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 2 4 2 1 0 3 0 12 17 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 48-62 26-28 22-34 L1
Kansas City 43-67 25-35 18-32 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Kansas City Royals have a 25-35 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 22-34 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Athletics have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Zack Greinke pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.43. Clayton Mortensen took the loss for Oakland.
  • Mike Jacobs, Miguel Olivo hit homeruns for Kansas City. Tommy Everidge, Mark Ellis hit homeruns for Oakland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Kansas City
Clayton Mortensen Player Zack Greinke
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 5
8 Hits 7
18.00 ERA 3.86
Hitting
Oakland   Kansas City
Tommy EveridgePlayer Billy Butler
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 3
1 HR 0
5 TB 6
.667 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 11 2 18 .306 15 6 6 3 1 0
Kansas City 17 2 29 .447 17 7 11 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Royals have a W/L % of .442 after a win and .358 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Athletics have a W/L % of .408 after a win and .459 after a loss.
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