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OAKLAND AT KANSAS CITY, POSTPONED (RAIN)

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Ticker) -- The game between the Oakland
Athletics and Kansas City Royals was postponed due to rain as
the Royals were batting in the bottom of third inning with a 6-1
lead.

The Royals were well on their way to snapping an 11-game home
losing streak to the Athletics. After a single and two walks in
the first inning, Reggie Sanders hit a grand slam off Oakland
starter Esteban Loaiza.

Loaiza, who entered with an 0-3 record, allowed five runs, six
walks and a grand slam in one-plus innings.

The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on August 18.