Kansas City Royals 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Saturday, July 8, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

KC  A    0  2  0    0  0  0    2  1  0  -   5 13  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  9  0
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Damon cf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Sanchez ss                    4   0   2   2       1   0       1   4
Sweeney 1b                    5   0   3   0       0   1       8   0
Dye rf                        5   2   2   1       0   1       3   0
Quinn lf                      4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Randa 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Fabregas c                    4   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Ordaz 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Suzuki p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Dunwoody ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spradlin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  13   5       1   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sanchez-Sweeney.
PB: Fabregas (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Quinn (11,2nd inning off Miller 1 on 0 out); Dye (22,8th inning off Cabrera
0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Damon (23,2nd base off Slusarski/Meluskey).
CS: Damon (6,3rd base by Slusarski/Meluskey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spiers 3b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   6
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      13   0
Berkman rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Alou lf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Meluskey c                    4   0   2   1       0   1       8   1
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Miller p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Truby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       2   9      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Meluskey (14,off Suzuki); Berkman (13,off Suzuki).
HR: Alou (14,8th inning off Spradlin 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Berkman (3,off Suzuki).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Suzuki W(4-3)                 7     8   1   0   2   7   0  30
Spradlin                      2     1   1   1   0   2   1   7
Totals                        9     9   2   1   2   9   1  37

WP: Suzuki (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller L(0-1)                 7     8   4   4   1   8   1  30
Cabrera                       0.2   3   1   1   0   0   1   5
Slusarski                     1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    13   5   5   1   8   2  40


Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Scott Packard, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Dale Scott
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 42585


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Damon               cf        Spiers              3b
2. Sanchez             ss        Biggio              2b
3. Sweeney             1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Dye                 rf        Berkman             rf
5. Quinn               lf        Alou                lf
6. Randa               3b        Hidalgo             cf
7. Fabregas            c         Meluskey            c
8. Ordaz               2b        Lugo                ss
9. Suzuki              p         Miller              p

ROYALS 1ST: Damon flied to left; Sanchez grounded out (second to
first); Sweeney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
struck out (catcher to first); Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Dye singled to left; Quinn homered [Dye scored];
Randa struck out; Fabregas grounded out (pitcher to first);
Ordaz grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman flied to left; Alou singled to center;
Hidalgo singled to center [Alou to second]; Meluskey struck out;
Lugo forced Hidalgo (third to second) [Alou to third]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Suzuki grounded out (second to first); Damon
grounded out (second to first); Sanchez singled to left; Sweeney
singled to right [Sanchez to second]; Dye was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller was called out on strikes; Spiers lined to
right; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Quinn grounded out (third to first); Randa struck
out; Fabregas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell singled; Berkman grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Bagwell out at second]; Alou singled to
center; Hidalgo flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Ordaz grounded out (shortstop to first); Suzuki
struck out; Damon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Meluskey doubled to left; Lugo struck out; Miller
struck out; Spiers walked [Meluskey to third on a wild pitch];
Biggio forced Spiers (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Sanchez walked; Sweeney singled to left [Sanchez to
second]; Dye popped to second; Quinn struck out; Randa grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Berkman
doubled to right; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first);
Fabregas allowed a passed ball [Berkman to third]; Hidalgo
walked; Meluskey singled to right [Berkman scored (unearned),
Hidalgo to second]; Lugo grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Fabregas singled to right; Ordaz singled to center
[Fabregas to second]; On a bunt Suzuki struck out; Damon popped
to third in foul territory; Sanchez singled [Fabregas scored,
Ordaz scored, Sanchez to second (on throw to home)]; Sweeney
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: TRUBY BATTED FOR MILLER; Truby flied to right;
Spiers singled to right; Biggio grounded out (third to first)
[Spiers to second]; Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 1.

ROYALS 8TH: CABRERA REPLACED TRUBY (PITCHING); Dye homered;
Quinn flied to left; Randa popped to first in foul territory;
Fabregas singled to right; Ordaz singled to left [Fabregas to
second]; SLUSARSKI REPLACED CABRERA (PITCHING); DUNWOODY BATTED
FOR SUZUKI; Dunwoody grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SPRADLIN REPLACED DUNWOODY (PITCHING); Berkman flied
to left; Alou homered; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to
first); Meluskey flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
5, Astros 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Damon singled to center; Sanchez flied to right;
Damon stole second; Sweeney singled [Damon stayed at second];
Damon was caught stealing third (catcher to third) [Sweeney to
second]; Dye grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Lugo struck out; WARD BATTED FOR SLUSARSKI; Ward
struck out; Spiers popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 5, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           5  13   0    8
 Astros           2   9   0    8


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