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Tuesday, March 15, 2011:
Royals 4, Athletics 3
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pennington, SS4021001.176
2-Green, PR-SS1000000.222
Ellis, 2B4000014.286
Weeks, 2B0000000.409
DeJesus, RF4000010.185
Taylor, RF0000000.206
Jackson, C, 1B3110120.091
Aliotti, 1B0000000.333
Carter, LF2110201.263
LaRoche, An, 3B4011003.314
Powell, DH3011011.200
1-Dixon, PR-DH0100000.333
a-Stassi, PH-DH1000002.000
Donaldson, C4010001.292
Choice, CF2000211.350
Totals323735614.259
a-Grounded into a double play for Dixon in the 8th.
1-Ran for Powell in the 7th. 2-Ran for Pennington in the 7th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Aviles, 3B3000000.424
a-Feliz, PH-3B0000100.000
Getz, 2B4110003.259
Zawadzki, 2B0000000.350
Butler, DH4001023.324
Ka'aihue, 1B3130000.433
Betemit, 1B0000100.133
Cabrera, Me, CF2111001.516
Cain, CF1000010.269
Francoeur, RF2000011.133
Maier, RF0000100.538
Gordon, LF3122011.367
Blanco, LF1000001.000
Pena, B, C3010010.158
Clark, C, C0000000.250
Escobar, A, SS3010000.308
Falu, SS0000000.222
Totals294943610.298
a-Walked for Aviles in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Jackson, C (1, Adcock), Carter (2, Hardy).
TB: Pennington 2; Jackson, C 2; Carter 2; LaRoche, An; Powell; Donaldson.
RBI: Powell (2), Pennington (4), LaRoche, An (8).
2-out RBI: Pennington.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Powell; Ellis.
GIDP: Stassi.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Donaldson (1, throw), Pennington (2, throw).
Outfield assists: DeJesus (Ka'aihue at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: DeHoyos (Betemit at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Ka'aihue (2, McCarthy).
HR: Gordon (3, 7th inning off Cabrera, F, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Getz; Ka'aihue 4; Cabrera, Me; Gordon 5; Pena, B; Escobar, A.
RBI: Butler (11), Cabrera, Me (11), Gordon 2 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, Me; Butler 2.
SF: Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Getz (4, 2nd base off McCarthy/Donaldson), Cabrera, Me (2, 2nd base off Cabrera, F/Donaldson), Ka'aihue (2, 3rd base off McCarthy/Donaldson).
CS: Ka'aihue (1, 2nd base by Cabrera, F/Donaldson), Betemit (1, 2nd base by DeHoyos/Donaldson), Gordon (2, 2nd base by McCarthy/Donaldson).
PO: Betemit (1st base by DeHoyos).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Adcock-Ka'aihue, Zawadzki-Falu-Betemit).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy5.25220403.29
Cabrera, F(L, 0-1)1.14221112.45
DeHoyos1.00002100.00
Totals8.09443615.35
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Adcock3.03000000.00
Coleman, L(H, 1)1.00001203.00
Collins(H, 4)1.00001101.50
Crow(H, 1)1.00000202.25
Hardy(BS, 1)(W, 2-0)1.03221009.00
Baumann(H, 1)0.111120027.00
Texeira(S, 1)1.20000101.35
Totals9.07335604.82
HBP: Francoeur (by McCarthy).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 75-55, Cabrera, F 26-16, DeHoyos 20-11, Adcock 37-26, Coleman, L 21-11, Collins 19-12, Crow 9-8, Hardy 24-14, Baumann 18-8, Texeira 15-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: McCarthy 6-5, Cabrera, F 0-1, DeHoyos 1-0, Adcock 5-1, Coleman, L 0-0, Collins 1-1, Crow 1-0, Hardy 0-2, Baumann 1-0, Texeira 1-2.
Batters faced: McCarthy 22, Cabrera, F 8, DeHoyos 4, Adcock 11, Coleman, L 4, Collins 4, Crow 3, Hardy 7, Baumann 4, Texeira 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Cabrera, F 1-0, Texeira 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Bellino. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Alan Porter.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Varies.
T: 2:28.
Att: 3,923.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media