Houston Astros 7, Kansas City Royals 2
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Saturday, June 17, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
HOU N    1  1  1    0  0  0    2  2  x  -   7 11  0
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeJesus cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Mientkiewicz 1b               3   0   0   1       0   1       5   0
Brown rf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Stairs lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  German pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisco p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Peralta p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Graffanino ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Teahen 3b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Berroa ss                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Bako c                        3   0   0   1       0   1       7   1
Keppel p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wellemeyer p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   2   4   2       1   8      24   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: DeJesus (5,off Buchholz); Teahen (4,off Buchholz); Stairs (9,off Qualls).
SF: Mientkiewicz (3,off Buchholz).
HBP: Berroa (2,by Qualls).
GDP: Bako (2,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Bruntlett rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 1b,3b                    4   3   3   1       1   0      10   2
Burke cf,2b                   2   2   0   0       3   1       1   0
Berkman rf,1b                 4   0   3   4       1   1       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    2   1   0   0       3   1       0   1
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Everett ss                    4   1   3   1       0   0       1   5
Buchholz p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Taveras ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   7  11   7       8   7      27  14

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

BATTING - 
2B: Lamb 2 (8,off Keppel,off Sisco); Berkman (12,off Peralta).
SH: Buchholz (4,off Keppel).
GDP: Palmeiro (2,off Wellemeyer).
IBB: Ensberg (6,by Sisco).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Keppel L(0-3)                 3     5   3   3   4   2   0  18
Wellemeyer                    3     2   1   1   1   3   0  11
Sisco                         1.2   3   2   2   2   2   0   9
Peralta                       0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8    11   7   7   8   7   0  41

Wellemeyer faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
IBB: Sisco (2,Ensberg).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buchholz W(4-6)               6     2   2   2   1   6   0  21
Qualls                        1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   1   8   0  32

HBP: Qualls (3,Berroa).

Umpires: HP - Mike Muchlinski, 1B - Phil Cuzzi, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Chuck Meriwether
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 39048


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. DeJesus             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Grudzielanek        2b        Lamb                1b
3. Mientkiewicz        1b        Burke               cf
4. Brown               rf        Berkman             rf
5. Stairs              lf        Ensberg             3b
6. Teahen              3b        Wilson              lf
7. Berroa              ss        Ausmus              c
8. Bako                c         Everett             ss
9. Keppel              p         Buchholz            p

ROYALS 1ST: DeJesus doubled to center; Grudzielanek flied to
right [DeJesus to third]; Mientkiewicz hit a sacrifice fly to
right [DeJesus scored]; Brown grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Lamb doubled to right; Burke
walked; Berkman singled to right [Lamb scored, Burke to third];
Ensberg walked [Berkman to second]; Wilson struck out; Ausmus
forced Berkman (third unassisted) [Ensberg to second]; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Stairs grounded out (first to pitcher); Teahen
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berroa grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett singled to center; Buchholz out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Everett to second]; Biggio
struck out; Lamb singled to right [Everett scored]; Burke flied
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Bako struck out; Keppel struck out; DeJesus flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman walked; Ensberg walked [Berkman to second];
Wilson forced Berkman (third unassisted) [Ensberg to second,
Wilson to first]; Ausmus flied to right; Everett singled to left
[Ensberg scored, Wilson to second]; Buchholz flied to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Grudzielanek struck out; Mientkiewicz flied to left;
Brown walked; Stairs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: WELLEMEYER REPLACED KEPPEL (PITCHING); Biggio
grounded out (third to first); Lamb lined to left; Burke struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Teahen doubled to center; Berroa grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Teahen to third]; Bako grounded out
(second to first) [Teahen scored]; Wellemeyer grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Ensberg struck out; Wilson
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 3.

ROYALS 6TH: DeJesus was called out on strikes; Grudzielanek
grounded out (third to first); Mientkiewicz struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus singled to center; Everett singled to left
[Ausmus to second]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR BUCHHOLZ; Palmeiro
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Ausmus to third, Everett out at second]; Biggio flied to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 3.

ROYALS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Brown singled
to shortstop; Stairs doubled to left [Brown to third]; Teahen
reached on a fielder's choice [Brown out at home (pitcher to
catcher)]; GERMAN RAN FOR STAIRS; Berroa was hit by a pitch
[German to third, Teahen to second]; Bako grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Berroa out at second]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: GERMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Lamb walked;
SISCO REPLACED GERMAN (PITCHING); ROBINSON REPLACED WELLEMEYER
(PLAYING LF); Burke walked [Lamb to second]; Berkman singled to
right [Lamb scored, Burke to third, Berkman out at second (right
to second to shortstop)]; Ensberg was walked intentionally;
Wilson singled to center [Burke scored, Ensberg to second];
Ausmus struck out; Everett forced Wilson (shortstop to second);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 5.

ROYALS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Robinson
grounded out (shortstop to first); DeJesus grounded out (second
to first); Grudzielanek grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: TAVERAS BATTED FOR WHEELER; Taveras struck out;
Biggio flied to left; Lamb doubled to center; PERALTA REPLACED
SISCO (PITCHING); Burke walked; Berkman doubled to center [Lamb
scored, Burke scored]; Ensberg popped to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 7.

ROYALS 9TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING RF); LAMB CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); SPRINGER REPLACED
ENSBERG (PITCHING); TAVERAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
Mientkiewicz flied to center; Brown was called out on strikes;
GRAFFANINO BATTED FOR PERALTA; Graffanino struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           2   4   0    3
 Astros           7  11   0   10


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