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OAKLAND ATHLETICS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
09/08/2020
 
OAKLAND ATHLETICS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 2745 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2020
GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland Athletics (66-78) 0 0 3 2 0 2 1 2 0 10 12 1
Kansas City Royals (59-85) 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Royals Lose to Athletics, 10-5
The Oakland Athletics trumped the Kansas City Royals, 10-5, at Kauffman Stadium. Oakland left fielder Lucas Edgar was named player of the game for his performance. He was 3-5 with a double, 2 singles, and a walk. He drove in 3 runs and scored once. Oakland reliever Dellin Betances picked up the win, upping his record to 2-0. Kris Bubic took the loss. The Athletics now own a record of 66-78.

Oakland relied on the hitting of Edgardo Cortéz to pick up the win. The shortstop clubbed a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning to put the Athletics on top, 6-5. For the game, Cortéz had 1 home run and 1 single in 5 at-bats.

"Win or lose, we pick each other up in this clubhouse," Cortéz told the Oakland Citizen.
OAKLAND BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
C. Ray RF 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 .244 11 45
L. Edgar LF 5 1 3 3 1 0 2 .295 22 79
J. Francisco DH 4 2 1 1 2 1 3 .228 6 22
L. Allen 1B 4 1 2 0 1 1 3 .230 16 41
B. Buxton CF 4 0 1 2 1 1 1 .239 0 10
J. McAteer C 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .181 3 11
R. Hall 3B 3 1 2 0 2 0 1 .286 4 19
E. Cortéz SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .242 4 27
C. Roberts 2B 4 3 1 0 1 2 2 .243 4 39
Totals 38 10 12 8 10 7 26      
BATTING
Doubles: L. Allen 2 (12, 3rd Inning off C. Mize, 1 on, 2 outs; 5th Inning off K. Bubic, 0 on, 0 outs) C. Roberts (15, 3rd Inning off C. Mize, 0 on, 0 outs) L. Edgar (22, 4th Inning off K. Bubic, 2 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: E. Cortéz (4, 6th Inning off K. Bubic, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: L. Allen 4 , C. Roberts 2 , B. Buxton , E. Cortéz 5 , R. Hall 2 , L. Edgar 4 , J. Francisco
2-out RBI: B. Buxton , L. Edgar , J. Francisco
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: L. Allen , J. McAteer , C. Ray , E. Cortéz , R. Hall , J. Francisco
GIDP: L. Allen , J. McAteer
Team LOB: 11

BASERUNNING
SB: J. McAteer (1) , C. Ray (29) , L. Edgar 2 (40)

FIELDING
Errors: B. Buxton (2)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Blanchard CF 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 .298 1 9
G. López SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .307 9 71
A. Morales 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .280 8 19
J. Sherman LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .282 11 51
S. Pagán RF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .298 3 9
M. Trumbo 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .182 6 19
A. Moser DH 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .333 0 1
A. Esparza C 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .313 17 50
J. Ruíz 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .268 5 41
Totals 33 5 7 5 6 5 20      
BATTING
Doubles: G. López (32, 5th Inning off L. Giolito, 2 on, 0 outs) J. Sherman (18, 4th Inning off L. Giolito, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: S. Pagán , J. Ruíz 2 , G. López 2 , J. Sherman 2 , A. Moser , M. Trumbo
2-out RBI: S. Pagán , A. Moser , M. Trumbo
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: A. Esparza , G. López , J. Sherman , A. Moser
Sac Fly: J. Sherman
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: S. Pagán (4)

FIELDING
Errors: A. Morales (2)
Double Plays: 2 (López-Ruíz-Trumbo, Morales-Ruíz-Trumbo)
OAKLAND PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
L. Giolito 4.2 6 5 5 4 2 0 86 46 3.87
D. Betances W (2-0) 3.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 40 21 2.79
C. Navarro 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 8 5.40
PITCHING
Game Score: L. Giolito 30
Batters Faced: L. Giolito 24, D. Betances 13, C. Navarro 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. Giolito 8-4, D. Betances 5-2, C. Navarro 1-2
Pitches - Strikes: L. Giolito 86-46, D. Betances 40-21, C. Navarro 11-8
Inherited Runners - Scored: D. Betances 1-0 , C. Navarro 2-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
C. Mize 3.1 6 5 5 3 1 0 63 35 4.79
K. Bubic L (0-1) 2.0 3 2 1 0 2 1 33 22 7.20
V. Worley 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 31 19 5.20
C. James 0.2 1 2 2 4 1 0 26 11 3.50
M. Lang 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 28 15 1.46
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Mize 24
Batters Faced: C. Mize 18, K. Bubic 10, V. Worley 6, C. James 7, M. Lang 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Mize 4-4, K. Bubic 2-2, V. Worley 0-1, C. James 0-1, M. Lang 3-1
Pitches - Strikes: C. Mize 63-35, K. Bubic 33-22, V. Worley 31-19, C. James 26-11, M. Lang 28-15
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Bubic 2-2 , V. Worley 1-1 , C. James 2-1 , M. Lang 3-1
WP: C. James
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Lucas Edgar
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (69 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 12 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM PST
Time: 3:52
Attendance: 22491
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