Oakland 6, Kansas City 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, August 9, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 92°
Umpires - Home Plate - Scott Barry, First Base - Rob Drake, Second Base - Tim Timmons, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg,
Attendance - 19439

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 49-62 26-28 23-34 W1
Kansas City 43-68 25-36 18-32 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 25-36 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 23-34 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Athletics have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Brett Anderson pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.22. Andrew Bailey closed out the game to get the save and has 16 save s for the season. Luke Hochevar took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Kurt Suzuki, Ryan Sweeney, Bobby Crosby (2) hit homeruns for Oakland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Kansas City
Brett Anderson Player Luke Hochevar
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 7
4.50 ERA 5.14
Hitting
Oakland   Kansas City
Bobby CrosbyPlayer Billy Butler
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 0
2 HR 0
8 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 9 4 22 .265 12 6 6 4 4 0
Kansas City 9 0 10 .265 13 6 3 2 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .432 after a win and .358 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Athletics have a W/L % of .408 after a win and .468 after a loss.
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