Houston Astros 6, Kansas City Royals 2
Regular Season Game 66
Played on Saturday, June 18, 2005 (N) at Kauffman Stadium

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    1  3  0  -   6 10  0
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  9  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   3   3   0       1   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   6
Lamb dh                       4   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       2   0      13   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       2   4
Lane rf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Everett ss                    5   0   2   0       0   1       1   4
Ausmus c                      3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Burke lf                      4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Oswalt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   4       6   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Biggio-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (19,off Carrasco).
SH: Biggio (1,off Carrasco).
SF: Ensberg (3,off Carrasco).
GDP: Ausmus 2 (5,off Carrasco 2).
Team LOB: 10.

Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Berroa ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   5
DeJesus cf                    2   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
  McEwing ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Long lf,cf                    4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Stairs 1b,lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Brown rf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Costa dh                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Graffanino 3b,1b              4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Gotay 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       4   3
Buck c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Carrasco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Affeldt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Nunez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       1   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gotay-Berroa-Stairs, Berroa-Gotay-Stairs.
E: Long (1), Graffanino (6), Gotay (5).

BATTING - 
2B: DeJesus (9,off Oswalt); Long (13,off Oswalt); Berroa (12,off Oswalt).
3B: Gotay (2,off Springer).
GDP: Costa (1,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(8-7)                 8     7   1   1   1   4   0  31
Springer                      1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   1   4   0  36


Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carrasco L(2-2)               7     7   3   2   5   2   0  32
Affeldt                       1     2   3   1   1   1   0   7
Nunez                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   3   6   5   0  43


Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 26523


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Kansas City Royals       
1. Taveras             cf        Berroa              ss
2. Biggio              2b        DeJesus             cf
3. Lamb                dh        Long                lf
4. Berkman             1b        Stairs              1b
5. Ensberg             3b        Brown               rf
6. Lane                rf        Costa               dh
7. Everett             ss        Graffanino          3b
8. Ausmus              c         Gotay               2b
9. Burke               lf        Buck                c
   Oswalt              p         Carrasco            p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to left [Taveras to second (error by
Long)]; Biggio out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Taveras to third]; Lamb walked; Berkman walked [Lamb to
second]; Ensberg hit a sacrifice fly to right [Taveras scored,
Lamb to third]; Lane forced Berkman (shortstop to second); 1 R,
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Berroa grounded out (second to first); DeJesus lined
to second; Long grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett singled to shortstop; Ausmus grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Everett out at
second]; Burke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Stairs was called out on strikes; Brown singled to
right; Costa forced Brown (second to shortstop); Graffanino
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras walked; Biggio doubled to left [Taveras
scored]; Lamb flied to center [Biggio to third]; Berkman
grounded out (first unassisted); Ensberg was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Gotay flied to right; Buck grounded out (shortstop
to first); Berroa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Royals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lane walked; Everett singled to center [Lane to
second]; Ausmus grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Lane to third, Everett out at second]; Burke was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: DeJesus doubled to left; Long popped to third;
Stairs grounded out (second to first) [DeJesus to third]; Brown
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Royals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Taveras singled to left; Biggio grounded out (second
to first) [Taveras to second]; Lamb flied to center; Berkman
walked; Ensberg flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Costa grounded out (pitcher to first); Graffanino
grounded out (third to first); On a bunt Gotay grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lane popped to second; Everett grounded out (third
to first); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Buck grounded out (second to first); Berroa flied to
left; DeJesus walked; Long doubled to left [DeJesus to third];
Stairs lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals
0.

ASTROS 7TH: Burke reached on an error by Graffanino; On a bunt
Taveras singled to third [Burke to second]; On a bunt Biggio
forced Burke (pitcher to third) [Taveras to second]; Lamb
singled to center [Taveras scored (unearned), Biggio to second];
Berkman lined to center [Biggio to third]; Ensberg popped to
catcher; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Brown singled to center; Costa grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Brown out at second];
Graffanino singled to left; Gotay forced Graffanino (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: AFFELDT REPLACED CARRASCO (PITCHING); Lane singled
to left; Everett popped to second; Ausmus walked [Lane to
second]; Burke singled to right [Lane scored, Ausmus to third];
Taveras reached on an error by Gotay [Ausmus scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Burke scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Biggio lined to
pitcher; Lamb was called out on strikes; 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: Buck struck out; Berroa doubled to right; MCEWING
BATTED FOR DEJESUS; McEwing grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Berroa to third]; Long singled to center [Berroa scored]; Long
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Long to
second]; Stairs popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Royals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: MCEWING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LONG CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); STAIRS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
GRAFFANINO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); NUNEZ REPLACED
AFFELDT (PITCHING); Berkman lined to first; Ensberg singled to
third; Lane struck out; Everett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Royals 1.

ROYALS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Brown flied to
right; Costa singled to left; Costa advanced to second because
of defensive indifference [Costa to second]; Graffanino grounded
out (third to first); Gotay tripled to center [Costa scored];
Buck grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Royals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0   10
 Royals           2   9   3    7


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