The Kansas City Royals were decisively beaten by the Oakland Athletics, 9 to 6, on September 5, 1997.

Final

OAK

9

KCR

Royals

57-81

6

1

0

3

2

0

1

3

2

0

4

0

0

5

2

0

6

2

0

7

0

1

8

2

1

9

1

0

R

9

6

H

16

15

E

0

0

Summary

Player Stats

Bottom 1st

OAK

KCR

Royals

Home run by Jeff King; Jay Bell and Shane Halter scored.

0

3

Bottom 2nd

OAK

KCR

Royals

Double by Rod Myers; Mike Sweeney scored.

0

4

Top 3rd

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Home run by Brian Lesher; Ben Grieve scored.

2

4

Top 5th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Single by Scott Brosius; Brian Lesher scored.

3

4

Athletics

Single by Izzy Molina; Jason Giambi scored.

4

4

Top 6th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Single by Brian Lesher; Scott Spiezio scored.

5

4

Athletics

Sacrifice fly by Jason Giambi; Matt Stairs scored.

6

4

Bottom 7th

OAK

KCR

Royals

Single by Jay Bell; Rod Myers scored.

6

5

Top 8th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Wild pitch by Matt Whisenant; wild pitch by Jason Giambi; Scott Spiezio scored.

7

5

Athletics

Single by Jason Giambi; Brian Lesher scored.

8

5

Bottom 8th

OAK

KCR

Royals

Single by Rod Myers; Yamil Benitez scored.

8

6

Top 9th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Home run by Izzy Molina.

9

6

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