Oakland 8, Kansas City 5

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, August 31, 2009 10:05 PM
Location - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Temperature - 62°
Umpires - Home Plate - Derryl Cousins, First Base - Mike Estabrook, Second Base - Jim Joyce, Third Base - Bill Miller,
Attendance - 10376

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 50-81 26-41 24-40 L1
Oakland 58-73 31-33 27-40 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Oakland Athletics have a 31-33 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 24-40 record on the road.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Athletics have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Craig Breslow pitched 0.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.04. Andrew Bailey closed out the game to get the save and has 21 save s for the season. Luke Hochevar took the loss for Kansas City.
  • David DeJesus had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Oakland
Luke Hochevar Player Gio Gonzalez
Loss W/L No Decision
5.1 IP 5.1
5 Strikeouts 8
6 Hits 6
10.12 ERA 8.44
Hitting
Kansas City   Oakland
David DeJesus Player Rajai Davis
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 2
1 HR 0
6 TB 2
.600 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 9 1 16 .265 14 11 5 4 0 2
Oakland 7 0 9 .226 8 8 7 5 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Athletics have a W/L % of .397 after a win and .479 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Royals have a W/L % of .373 after a win and .388 after a loss.
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