Kansas City Royals 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Friday, June 16, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    1  1  0    0  2  0    3  0  0  -   7 14  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeJesus cf                    3   2   2   0       1   0       3   0
Grudzielanek 2b               5   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Sanders rf                    5   2   3   2       0   1       2   0
Brown lf                      5   0   3   3       0   0       5   0
Graffanino 1b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Peralta p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gobble p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berroa ss                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Teahen 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Buck c                        4   0   2   1       0   1       5   1
Elarton p                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mientkiewicz 1b             1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       38   7  14   6       1   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Berroa-Grudzielanek-Mientkiewicz.

BATTING - 
2B: Sanders 2 (13,off Rodriguez 2); Elarton (1,off Rodriguez); Brown (15,off
Rodriguez).
3B: Teahen (3,off Rodriguez).
SH: Elarton (1,off Rodriguez); Gobble (1,off Springer).
HBP: DeJesus (3,by Sampson).
GDP: Berroa (13,off Springer).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       2   7
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Burke cf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      15   0
Lane rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wilson lf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Munson c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Everett ss                    3   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Taveras ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       0   5      27  15

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

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (8,off Elarton); Lane (7,off Peralta).
GDP: Palmeiro (1,off Gobble).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(2-8)                6     4   2   2   0   4   0  21
Peralta                       1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Gobble                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   0   5   0  32

Peralta faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(8-4)              6     7   4   4   1   5   0  26
Sampson                       2     6   3   3   0   0   0  12
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   7   7   1   5   0  42

HBP: Sampson (1,DeJesus).

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Mike Muchlinski, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Brian O'Nora
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 36328


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. DeJesus             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Grudzielanek        2b        Lamb                3b
3. Sanders             rf        Burke               cf
4. Brown               lf        Berkman             1b
5. Graffanino          1b        Lane                rf
6. Berroa              ss        Wilson              lf
7. Teahen              3b        Munson              c
8. Buck                c         Everett             ss
9. Elarton             p         Rodriguez           p

ROYALS 1ST: DeJesus singled to first; Grudzielanek flied to
right; Sanders doubled [DeJesus to third]; Brown grounded out
(third to first) [DeJesus scored, Sanders to third]; Graffanino
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Lamb flied to center; Burke
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Berroa struck out; Teahen tripled to left; Buck
singled to shortstop [Teahen scored]; Elarton out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Buck to second]; DeJesus walked;
Grudzielanek forced DeJesus (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Lane flied
to right; Wilson popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Sanders struck out; Brown flied to right; Graffanino
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Munson grounded out (second to first); Everett lined
to third; Rodriguez popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Berroa struck out; Teahen grounded out (second to
first); Buck was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio popped to third; Lamb flied to left; Burke
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Elarton doubled to left; DeJesus grounded out
(shortstop to first); Grudzielanek grounded out (third to
first); Sanders doubled to left [Elarton scored]; Brown doubled
to left [Sanders scored]; Graffanino lined to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Lane flied to right; Wilson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, Astros 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Berroa grounded out (second to first); Teahen
grounded out (second to first); Buck grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Munson struck out; Everett singled to center;
TAVERAS BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Taveras doubled to left [Everett
to third]; Biggio singled to center [Everett scored, Taveras
scored]; Lamb singled to right [Biggio to second]; Lamb was
picked off first (catcher to first); Burke struck out; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 2.

ROYALS 7TH: SAMPSON REPLACED TAVERAS (PITCHING); ROBINSON BATTED
FOR ELARTON; Robinson grounded out (first unassisted); DeJesus
singled to center; Grudzielanek singled to left [DeJesus to
second]; Sanders singled to center [DeJesus scored, Grudzielanek
to second]; Brown singled to center [Grudzielanek scored,
Sanders scored (on throw) (no RBI), Brown out at second (center
to first)]; Graffanino grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: PERALTA REPLACED GRAFFANINO (PITCHING); MIENTKIEWICZ
REPLACED ROBINSON (PLAYING 1B); Berkman flied to center; Lane
doubled to center; Wilson flied to left; Munson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Astros 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Berroa grounded out (second to first); Teahen
grounded out (second to first); Buck singled to right;
Mientkiewicz singled to left [Buck to second]; DeJesus was hit
by a pitch [Buck to third, Mientkiewicz to second]; Grudzielanek
lined to pitcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Everett singled to right; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
SAMPSON; GOBBLE REPLACED PERALTA (PITCHING); Palmeiro grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Everett out
at second]; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 7, Astros 2.

ROYALS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Sanders
popped to shortstop; Brown singled to right; Gobble reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Brown to second]; Berroa
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Gobble
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Lamb flied to left; Burke struck out; Berkman
singled to center; Lane popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 7, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           7  14   0    8
 Astros           2   7   0    3


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