Kansas City Royals 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Monday, June 16, 1997 (N) at Kauffman Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
KC  A    0  0  0    0  1  0    4  0  x  -   5 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       5   4
Mouton cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       9   1
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Berry dh                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hampton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   6   2       0   4      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Spiers-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Hampton (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (20,off Rosado).
HR: Gonzalez (3,4th inning off Rosado 0 on 1 out).
SH: Ausmus (2,off Rosado).
Team LOB: 6.

Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Offerman 2b                   4   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Goodwin cf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bell ss                       3   2   2   0       2   0       0   2
King 1b                       4   1   3   3       1   0      11   0
Davis dh                      2   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Paquette 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Damon lf                      4   0   2   2       0   0       4   0
Macfarlane c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Howard rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Rosado p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       33   5  11   5       6   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Bell (5), Paquette (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (15,off Hampton); King 2 (16,off Hampton,off Springer).
SH: Goodwin (7,off Hampton).
GDP: Howard (1,off Hampton).
IBB: Davis (4,by Springer).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Goodwin (28,2nd base off Springer/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(2-6)                6.1   8   3   3   3   2   0  29
Springer                      0.1   1   2   2   2   0   0   4
Martin                        1.1   2   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8    11   5   5   6   3   0  40

IBB: Springer (1,Davis).

Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rosado W(7-3)                 9     6   2   1   0   4   1  35


Umpires: HP - Terry Craft, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Jim Evans, 3B - Larry McCoy
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 22528


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Kansas City Royals       
1. Biggio              2b        Offerman            2b
2. Mouton              cf        Goodwin             cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Bell                ss
4. Gonzalez            lf        King                1b
5. Bell                rf        Davis               dh
6. Spiers              3b        Paquette            3b
7. Berry               dh        Damon               lf
8. Gutierrez           ss        Macfarlane          c
9. Ausmus              c         Howard              rf
   Hampton             p         Rosado              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio reached on an error by Paquette [Biggio to
second]; Mouton flied to right; Bagwell struck out; Gonzalez
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Offerman singled to right; Goodwin out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Offerman to second]; Bell
walked; King walked [Offerman to third, Bell to second]; Davis
lined to first; Paquette struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell struck out; Spiers grounded out (second to
first); Berry grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Damon singled to pitcher; Macfarlane forced Damon
(third to second) [Macfarlane to first]; Howard grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Macfarlane out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Ausmus
lined to first; Biggio doubled to left; Mouton flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Offerman flied to center; Goodwin struck out; Bell
singled to right; King singled to center [Bell to second]; Davis
walked [Bell to third, King to second]; Paquette grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell popped to second; Gonzalez homered; Bell
struck out; Spiers grounded out (second to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Damon lined to center; Macfarlane flied to right;
Howard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Royals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berry flied to left; Gutierrez flied to right;
Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Offerman grounded out (shortstop to first); Goodwin
grounded out (first to pitcher); Bell doubled to center; King
doubled to center [Bell scored]; Davis reached on a fielder's
choice [King out at third (third unassisted)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Mouton reached on an error
by Bell [Biggio to third, Mouton to first]; Bagwell singled to
left [Biggio scored (unearned), Mouton to second]; Gonzalez
flied to center; Bell flied to right; Spiers flied to center; 1
R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Paquette grounded out (third to first); Damon lined
to second; Macfarlane grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Berry grounded out (third to first); Gutierrez
singled to center; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Gutierrez to second]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Howard grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Offerman singled to shortstop; On a bunt Goodwin singled to
pitcher [Offerman to third (error by Hampton)]; SPRINGER
REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Goodwin stole second; Bell walked;
King doubled to center [Offerman scored, Goodwin scored, Bell to
third]; Davis was walked intentionally; Paquette popped to
second; MARTIN REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Damon singled to
left [Bell scored, King scored, Davis to second]; Macfarlane
struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Mouton lined to first; Bagwell lined to left;
Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Royals 5.

ROYALS 8TH: Howard lined to center; Offerman walked; Goodwin
singled to shortstop [Offerman to second]; Bell flied to right
[Offerman to third]; King forced Goodwin (third to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
popped to second; Berry singled to right; Gutierrez grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    6
 Royals           5  11   2   11


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