MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT OAKLAND ATHLETICS
09/16/2019
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT OAKLAND ATHLETICS
GAME ID: 2829 - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2019 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City Royals (74-77) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Oakland Athletics (62-89) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 3 5 2
Athletics Take Tight Tilt
Oakland starter Wes Mugarian pitched effectively against the Kansas City Royals at O.co Coliseum. The right-hander led his team to a 3-2 win. Oakland reliever Nick Christiani got the win, raising his record to 5-9. Brad Brach was tagged with the loss. Sean Doolittle converted his 30th save in 35 tries.

Joe Wendle hit a bases-clearing triple off Brad Brach in the bottom of the sixth, which put the Athletics in front, 3-2. Wendle had 1 single, in addition to the triple. For the game, he went 2 for 3.

"Baseball is about momentum," said Mugarian, "and we feel we've got it in our favor after that win."

This loss makes it 6 in a row for Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE OAKLAND BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Fuentes CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .239 5 50
D. Machado SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .228 3 22
S. Perez C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .327 26 94
A. Rivera RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .328 39 119
J. Palmeiro LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .214 16 47
C. Cuthbert 3B 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .262 17 65
M. Mercedes 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .217 25 76
C. Stubbs DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 3 7
C. Colon 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .278 1 30
Totals 34 2 6 2 0 11 12      
BATTING
Doubles: J. Palmeiro (22, 2nd Inning off W. Mugarian, 1 on, 0 outs) A. Rivera (31, 3rd Inning off W. Mugarian, 0 on, 2 outs) S. Perez (30, 8th Inning off E. O'Flaherty, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Palmeiro 2 , M. Mercedes , A. Rivera 3 , C. Cuthbert , S. Perez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Palmeiro , C. Stubbs , C. Cuthbert , R. Fuentes
Sac Bunt: M. Mercedes
Hit by Pitch: C. Colon
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Colon-Machado-Mercedes, Colon-Machado-Mercedes)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Boyd CF 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .274 15 56
M. Semien SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .255 19 63
M. Olson 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .243 38 107
T. Medica DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .254 41 116
J. Brugman LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .321 4 9
J. Wendle 2B 3 0 2 3 0 0 1 .248 10 53
R. Nunez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267 2 4
   a-E. Watson 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 8 37
K. Calhoun RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269 12 57
R. Henderson C 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235 2 8
Totals 25 3 5 3 5 4 14      
a - E. Watson substituted for R. Nunez in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: B. Boyd (29, 3rd Inning off M. Tanaka, 0 on, 2 outs)
Triples: J. Wendle (6, 6th Inning off B. Brach, 3 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Brugman , J. Wendle 4 , B. Boyd 3
2-out RBI: J. Wendle
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: T. Medica , M. Olson , M. Semien , R. Nunez
GIDP: J. Wendle , R. Nunez
Sac Bunt: M. Semien , R. Henderson
Team LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: B. Boyd (38)

FIELDING
Errors: J. Wendle (9) , M. Semien (5)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE OAKLAND PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
M. Tanaka 5.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 74 44 3.64   
B. Brach L (7-5), BS (2) 0.2 1 2 2 2 0 0 23 12 3.57   
K. Herrera 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 7 4.04   
B. Parnell 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 7 3.59   
PITCHING
Game Score: M. Tanaka 57
Batters Faced: M. Tanaka 20, B. Brach 5, K. Herrera 4, B. Parnell 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Tanaka 7-4, B. Brach 1-1, K. Herrera 1-1, B. Parnell 2-1
Pitches - Strikes: M. Tanaka 74-44, B. Brach 23-12, K. Herrera 15-7, B. Parnell 12-7
Inherited Runners - Scored: B. Brach 1-1
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
W. Mugarian 5.2 5 2 2 0 6 0 84 58 4.88   
N. Christiani W (5-9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 7 7.47   
T. Healy H (5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11 8 6.35   
E. O'Flaherty H (22) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 10 9 4.02   
S. Doolittle SV (30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 9 3.86   
PITCHING
Game Score: W. Mugarian 57
Batters Faced: W. Mugarian 24, N. Christiani 2, T. Healy 3, E. O'Flaherty 4, S. Doolittle 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: W. Mugarian 7-4, N. Christiani 0-1, T. Healy 0-2, E. O'Flaherty 1-0, S. Doolittle 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: W. Mugarian 84-58, N. Christiani 9-7, T. Healy 11-8, E. O'Flaherty 10-9, S. Doolittle 10-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: N. Christiani 1-0
Hit Batsmen: W. Mugarian
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Wes Mugarian
Ballpark: O.co Coliseum
Weather: Partly Cloudy (61 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 9 mph
Start Time: 10:07 PM EST
Time: 2:59
Attendance: 14075
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