The Kansas City Royals were easily defeated by the Oakland Athletics, 9 to 4, on September 7, 1997.

Final

OAK

9

KCR

Royals

57-83

4

1

0

0

2

0

0

3

1

0

4

6

0

5

0

1

6

0

2

7

0

0

8

2

0

9

0

1

R

9

4

H

14

11

E

0

2

Summary

Player Stats

Top 3rd

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Single by Scott Spiezio; Ernie Young scored.

1

0

Top 4th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Double by Miguel Tejada; Jason Giambi scored.

2

0

Athletics

Single by Ernie Young; error by Yamil Benitez; Miguel Tejada and Mark Bellhorn scored.

4

0

Athletics

Single by Scott Spiezio; Ernie Young scored.

5

0

Athletics

Single by Ben Grieve; Scott Brosius scored.

6

0

Athletics

Sacrifice fly by Brian Lesher; Scott Spiezio scored.

7

0

Bottom 5th

OAK

KCR

Royals

Jed Hansen groundedout; Scott Cooper scored.

7

1

Bottom 6th

OAK

KCR

Royals

Home run by Jermaine Dye; Yamil Benitez scored.

7

3

Top 8th

OAK

KCR

Athletics

Double by Izzy Molina; Ernie Young and Miguel Tejada scored.

9

3

Bottom 9th

OAK

KCR

Royals

Home run by Yamil Benitez.

9

4

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