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Bannister pulled
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Athletics 7, Royals 2
Jamey Wright reacts after hitting Kurt Suzuki with the bases loaded. (AP)
Brian Bannister was very effective before the sixth inning, when he was pulled with right shoulder stiffness. He left what was a pitchers' duel, but the Royals' bullpen couldn't keep the game close. The A's scored five runs in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (18-16)
Lost 5
Oakland 7, Kansas City 2   OAK
Oakland (13-18)
Won 2
May 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 4 1
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 X   7 7 0
Standings thru 5/13/09  |  Recap: KC | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Athletics stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Bloomquist, LF-SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .350
Teahen, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .290
Guillen, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Butler, B, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .278
Buck, DH 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .212
  a-Jacobs, PH-DH 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .262
Callaspo, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .324
Olivo, C 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .233
Aviles, SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .202
  b-DeJesus, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Totals 31 2 4 2 3 8 8  

a-Grounded out for Buck in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Aviles in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Jacobs (7, 9th inning off Bailey, A, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Butler, B; Callaspo; Jacobs 4; Olivo.
RBI: Olivo (9), Jacobs (21).
2-out RBI: Olivo; Jacobs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aviles; Olivo.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Teahen (1, fielding).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 .237
Suzuki, K, C 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 .325
Giambi, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .214
  Hannahan, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Holliday, LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .240
Cust, DH 3 0 1 4 0 2 0 .291
Sweeney, R, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .248
Kennedy, A, 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 .286
Buck, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200
Crosby, 3B-1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Totals 31 7 7 7 4 3 14  

BATTING
2B: Kennedy, A (1, Bannister, B), Giambi (6, Bannister, B), Cust (5, Wright, J).
TB: Giambi 2; Suzuki, K; Cust 2; Holliday; Cabrera, O; Kennedy, A 3.
RBI: Giambi (16), Cust 4 (21), Suzuki, K (15), Holliday (23).
2-out RBI: Holliday; Cust 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, O; Buck; Sweeney, R 2; Kennedy, A.
SF: Cust.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bannister, B (L, 3-1) 5.2 5 2 2 1 3 0 1.80
Ramirez, H 0.2 0 1 0 1 0 0 6.75
Wright, J 0.1 2 4 0 1 0 0 1.80
Cruz, J 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.72
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Outman (W, 1-0) 6.0 3 1 1 2 4 0 4.05
Wuertz (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.45
Springer 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.40
Bailey, A 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.61

Outman pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Game Scores: Bannister, B 53, Outman 64.
WP: Wright, J.
HBP: Suzuki, K (by Wright, J).
Pitches-strikes: Bannister, B 87-53, Ramirez, H 11-5, Wright, J 19-10, Cruz, J 18-11, Outman 78-50, Wuertz 11-8, Springer 21-14, Bailey, A 21-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bannister, B 8-5, Ramirez, H 0-2, Wright, J 1-0, Cruz, J 0-2, Outman 6-4, Wuertz 1-0, Springer 1-1, Bailey, A 0-0.
Batters faced: Bannister, B 23, Ramirez, H 3, Wright, J 6, Cruz, J 5, Outman 23, Wuertz 3, Springer 4, Bailey, A 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, H 2-0, Wright, J 1-1, Cruz, J 1-0, Wuertz 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 2:36.
Att: 16,057.
Venue: O.co Coliseum.
May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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