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Kansas City Royals 5 Oakland Athletics 2

+ Boxscore: Tue, July 29,2008
2008-07-28 - 2008-07-30
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (49-59)000 101 300 550
Oakland Athletics (53-53)000 100 100 261
Date of Game: Tue, July 29,2008
Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 12,182
Time of Game: 2:25

Winning Pitcher: Gil Meche (9-9)
Losing Pitcher: Greg Smith (5-10)
Save: Joakim Soria (29)

Home Runs: Mike Aviles (6), John Buck (8)
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AL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA5947.557--52545174L3
MIN5947.557--52349231W4
DET5452.5095.053250131W1
KCA4959.45411.0450525-75W3
CLE4659.43812.54824802L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
ANA6640.623--48043743W2
TEX5552.51411.5601633-32W1
OAK5353.50013.044640442L2
SEA4066.37726.0424498-74L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    David DeJesuscf-lf28.2224
    00000.30159810559
    Mike Avilesss27.1384
    22100.318486273
    Mark Grudzielanek2b38.0292
    00101.30017713242
    Jose Guillenrf32.0732
    00012.259136914692
    Mitch Maierpr-cf26.0291
    00001.09110000
    Billy Butlerdh22.1023
    00010.2591716330
    Alex Gordon3b24.1704
    11001.25325512474
    Mark Teahenlf-rf26.3264
    11001.24847910342
    John Buckc28.0224
    11301.2474918370
    Ross Gload1b32.1153
    00000.2664512253
    Ron Mahayp37.031000000--408000
    Joakim Soriap24.072000000--107000
    Totals3155527.2698676158-
    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Eric Pattersonlf25.1124
    00001.18823172
    Wes Bankston1b24.249000000.22216140
    Ryan Sweeneyrf23.1594
    00002.3021113357
    Kurt Suzukic24.2993
    00010.2981655312
    Carlos Gonzalezcf22.2854
    00002.274503193
    Jack Custdh29.1943
    11011.22229419490
    Mark Ellis2b31.0534
    12100.230742103612
    Jack Hannahan1b-3b28.1474
    02001.2381415362
    Bobby Crosbyss28.1994
    01101.2465304425
    Brooks Conrad3b28.1952
    00002.1586020
    Emil Brownph-lf33.2120
    00010.2467069504
    Jerry Blevinsp24.327000000--17000
    Lenny DiNardop28.324000000--61000
    Totals32262310.2527542862-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Gil Meche29.324W 9-975222804.210.0523204200
    Ron Mahay37.031-10001001.770.02464053
    Joakim Soria24.072SV 2911000201.500.02451070
    Totals9.06223100--
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Greg Smith24.220L 5-1074552524.040.05212121
    Jerry Blevins24.327-10000100.750.0011170
    Lenny DiNardo28.324-11000107.310.0698729
    Totals9.0555272--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Jerry Blevins (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Gil Meche 101-64-37, Ron Mahay 8-4-4, Joakim Soria 18-12-6, Greg Smith 91-59-32, Jerry Blevins 15-9-6, Lenny DiNardo 19-12-7
    Total Batters Faced: Gil Meche 28, Ron Mahay 3, Joakim Soria 4, Greg Smith 27, Jerry Blevins 4, Lenny DiNardo 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Gil Meche 5-13, Ron Mahay 2-0, Joakim Soria 0-2, Greg Smith 7-13, Jerry Blevins 2-0, Lenny DiNardo 2-1

    Umpires: HP: Brian Knight 1B: Ed Montague 2B: Jim Wolf 3B: Phil Cuzzi


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