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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Oakland Athletics 22-31L1000 220 000 491
Kansas City Royals 21-32W1000 101 71x 10161
Date of Game:  Sunday, May 31, 1998
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones

Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Rickey Hendersonlf39.157400000.25051251131719
Scott Spiezio2b25.252412000.276512076281
Ben Grieverf22.027400000.30853777330
Matt Stairsdh30.094412100.325452978363
Jason Giambi1b27.143401100.274503865310
Mike Blowers3b33.037400002.272476604281
A.J. Hinchc24.016411001.24240404132
Ryan Christensoncf24.064311001.2422323130
Miguel Tejadass24.006302201.429228030
    T.J. Mathewsp28.132000000.00023177000
    Buddy Groomp32.325000000.00026269000
    Aaron Smallp26.190000000.00017105000
    Dave Telghederp31.201000000.000546000
Totals: 3449405.2654334826 

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

Johnny Damoncf24.207421110.301533914169
Jose Offerman2b29.204512100.3085288822510
Jeff King1b33.156433210.27451110010412
Dean Palmer3b29.155511200.2795087313394
Jeff Coninelf31.338402101.21222777291
Jermaine Dyerf24.123411000.242191922100
Terry Pendletondh37.319413000.278271840160
Mike Sweeneyc24.313402200.233321703101
Shane Halterss28.204311010.270381122121
    Matt Whisenantp26.358000000.0002554000
Totals: 371016931.4323696397 

Game Stats


2B:  Jeff King 2 (6), Scott Spiezio (9), Matt Stairs 2 (16), Mike Sweeney (1), Miguel Tejada (2)
3B:  Jose Offerman (5)
HR:  Johnny Damon (4), Jeff King (10), Dean Palmer (13)
RBIs:  Jeff Conine (9), Johnny Damon (16), Jason Giambi (31), Jeff King 2 (41), Jose Offerman (25), Dean Palmer 2 (39), Matt Stairs (36), Mike Sweeney 2 (10), Miguel Tejada 2 (3)
GDP:  Mike Blowers (5), Jose Offerman (3), Dean Palmer (6)

Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

Kenny Rogers33.20269442113.781.3595563912449
T.J. Mathews  (L 3-4)28.13200111005.681.6840423177
Buddy Groom32.3250.11110004.951.4574326284
Aaron Small26.1900.14330016.381.752316717108
Dave Telgheder31.2011.12110013.501.1122157780
Pitching Totals:8161010313 1519160851098

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

Tim Belcher  (W 4-6)36.22489440404.381.47121734812339
Matt Whisenant26.35810000106.631.42151052553
Pitching Totals:9944050 136835337392

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Kenny Rogers 95-56-39;  T.J. Mathews 4-0-4;  Buddy Groom 7-4-3;  Aaron Small 23-16-7;  Dave Telgheder 22-15-7;  Tim Belcher 121-73-48;  Matt Whisenant 15-10-5; 
Batters Faced:  Kenny Rogers 26;  T.J. Mathews 1;  Buddy Groom 2;  Aaron Small 5;  Dave Telgheder 6;  Tim Belcher 31;  Matt Whisenant 3; 
Time of Game:  2:52    Attendance:  27,126
Umpires:   Home:   Durwood Merrill  1B  Dale Scott  2B  Dave Phillips  3B  Rocky Roe 

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