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GAME INFORMATION


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Oakland Athletics 63-77L422.531222001 000 302 682
Kansas City Royals 60-79W31851326401 301 00x 9150
Date of Game:  Thursday, September 04, 2008
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Kila Ka'aihue - 1st career game
  • Ryan Sweeney - 3 Doubles
  • Ramon Ramirez - 1st career save


  • Top Inning 1

    Rajai Davis vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Ryan Sweeney vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Kurt Suzuki vs Kyle Davies  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    David DeJesus vs Dan Meyer  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Singled
    Esteban German vs Dan Meyer  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mike Aviles vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled . David DeJesus advanced to 2b
    Jose Guillen vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled . David DeJesus scored, Mike Aviles advanced to 3b
    Billy Butler vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled . Mike Aviles scored, Jose Guillen advanced to 3b
    Alberto Callaspo vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    7Reached on error ( ) by . Jose Guillen scored, Billy Butler advanced to 3b, Alberto Callaspo advanced to 2b
    John Buck vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    unknown. Billy Butler scored, Alberto Callaspo advanced to 3b
    Tony Pena vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Top Inning 2

    Jack Cust vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Daric Barton vs Kyle Davies  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Jack Hannahan vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Walked
    Eric Patterson vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Joey Gathright vs Dan Meyer  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    David DeJesus vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Unknown event PO1(13) (8)
    Unknown
    Esteban German vs Dan Meyer  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Top Inning 3

    Rob Bowen vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Cliff Pennington vs Kyle Davies  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Rajai Davis vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Rajai Davis stole second base
    Ryan Sweeney vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-1 (6 pitches)
    Doubled . Rajai Davis scored
    Kurt Suzuki vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Jack Cust vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 4-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Mike Aviles vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Jose Guillen vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Billy Butler vs Dan Meyer  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Alberto Callaspo vs Dan Meyer  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Billy Butler scored
    John Buck vs Dan Meyer  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked. Alberto Callaspo advanced to 2b
    Tony Pena vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 5-1


    Top Inning 4

    Daric Barton vs Kyle Davies  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Jack Hannahan vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-2 (10 pitches)
    Walked
    Eric Patterson vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Rob Bowen vs Kyle Davies  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 5-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Joey Gathright vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    David DeJesus vs Dan Meyer  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Esteban German vs Dan Meyer  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Tripled . David DeJesus scored
    Mike Aviles vs Dan Meyer  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Tripled . Esteban German scored
    Jose Guillen vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Aviles scored
    Billy Butler vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Alberto Callaspo vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Top Inning 5

    Cliff Pennington vs Kyle Davies  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Rajai Davis vs Kyle Davies  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Ryan Sweeney vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Doubled
    Kurt Suzuki vs Kyle Davies  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    John Buck vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Pena vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Joey Gathright vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    David DeJesus vs Kirk Saarloos  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Top Inning 6

    Jack Cust vs John Bale  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Daric Barton vs John Bale  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    . Jack Cust advanced to 2b
    Jack Hannahan vs John Bale  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Eric Patterson vs John Bale  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Esteban German vs Alan Embree  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Mike Aviles vs Alan Embree  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Esteban German advanced to 3b
    Jose Guillen vs Alan Embree  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    5.1X2(5E4);3-H;B-1Hit into fielder's choice to . advancement unknown, Esteban German scored, advancement unknown
    Billy Butler vs Alan Embree  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    . Jason Smith advanced to 3b
    Alberto Callaspo vs Alan Embree  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 9-1


    Top Inning 7

    Rob Bowen vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Cliff Pennington vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Doubled
    Rajai Davis vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Ryan Sweeney vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Doubled . Cliff Pennington scored, Rajai Davis scored
    Kurt Suzuki vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Ryan Sweeney advanced to 3b
    Jack Cust vs Ron Mahay  M
    3-1 (6 pitches)
    Walked. Kurt Suzuki advanced to 2b
    Daric Barton vs Ron Mahay  M
    2-1 (5 pitches)
    unknown. Ryan Sweeney scored
    Jack Hannahan vs Ron Mahay  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 9-4


    Bottom Inning 7

    John Buck vs Keith Foulke  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Tony Pena vs Keith Foulke  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Joey Gathright vs Keith Foulke  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 9-4


    Top Inning 8

    Eric Patterson vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Rob Bowen vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Cliff Pennington vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Rajai Davis vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 9-4


    Bottom Inning 8

    David DeJesus vs Jerry Blevins  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Esteban German vs Jerry Blevins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Jason Smith vs Jerry Blevins  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Kansas City Royals lead Oakland Athletics 9-4


    Top Inning 9

    Ryan Sweeney vs Kip Wells  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Kurt Suzuki vs Kip Wells  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked. Ryan Sweeney advanced to 2b
    Jack Cust vs Kip Wells  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Doubled . Ryan Sweeney scored, Kurt Suzuki advanced to 3b
    Daric Barton vs Ramon Ramirez  M
    2-1 (5 pitches)
    . Kurt Suzuki scored, Jack Cust advanced to 3b
    Jack Hannahan vs Ramon Ramirez  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Eric Patterson vs Ramon Ramirez  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Kansas City Royals beat Oakland Athletics 9-6


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