Kansas City Royals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 10  0
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeJesus lf                    2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Bloomquist ss,rf              4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Butler 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   1      14   0
Guillen rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  T. Pena ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Teahen 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Callaspo 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       0   4
Olivo c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Greinke p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Jacobs ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Soria p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Maier cf                      3   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       3   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Callaspo-Bloomquist-Butler.

BATTING - 
2B: Butler (20,off Ortiz); Olivo (8,off Ortiz).
HR: Butler (7,3rd inning off Ortiz 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Bloomquist (3,off Ortiz).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Keppinger 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Pence rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   3   1       0   1       2   4
Erstad 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0      11   1
  Berkman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   1   0       0   2       8   0
Matsui 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   2       0   5
Ortiz p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Kata ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1  10   1       0   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Matsui-Tejada-Erstad.

BATTING - 
SH: Ortiz (2,off Greinke); Keppinger (5,off Greinke).
GDP: Erstad (2,off Greinke).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greinke W(9-3)                8     8   1   1   0   5   0  31
Soria SV(8)                   1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    10   1   1   0   7   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz L(3-3)                  7     5   2   2   2   4   1  27
Arias                         1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Hawkins                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   8   1  35


Umpires: HP - Mark Wegner, 1B - Rob Drake, 2B - Delfin Colon, 3B - Tim Timmons
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 30049


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. DeJesus             lf        Bourn               cf
2. Bloomquist          ss        Keppinger           3b
3. Butler              1b        Pence               rf
4. Guillen             rf        Lee                 lf
5. Teahen              3b        Tejada              ss
6. Callaspo            2b        Erstad              1b
7. Olivo               c         I. Rodriguez        c
8. Greinke             p         Matsui              2b
9. Maier               cf        Ortiz               p

ROYALS 1ST: DeJesus grounded out (second to first); Bloomquist
grounded out (shortstop to first); Butler grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn flied to right; Keppinger grounded out (second
to first); Pence singled to right; Lee singled to left [Pence to
third]; Tejada singled to left [Pence scored, Lee to second];
Erstad grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Guillen singled to left; Teahen singled to left
[Guillen to second]; Callaspo walked [Guillen to third, Teahen
to second]; Olivo forced Teahen (shortstop to third) [Guillen
scored, Callaspo to second]; Greinke popped to first; Maier
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: I. Rodriguez struck out; Matsui singled to center;
Ortiz out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Matsui to
second]; Bourn flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Astros 1.

ROYALS 3RD: DeJesus walked; Bloomquist grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [DeJesus out at second];
Butler homered; Guillen flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Keppinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Teahen grounded out (second to first); Callaspo
grounded out (second to first); Olivo grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada singled to right; Erstad grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Tejada out at
second]; I. Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 5TH: Greinke flied to right; Maier struck out; DeJesus
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Matsui singled to right; On a bunt Ortiz forced
Matsui (pitcher to shortstop); Bourn flied to left; Keppinger
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 6TH: Bloomquist flied to right; Butler doubled to left;
Guillen grounded out (third to first); Teahen grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Pence grounded out (third to first); Lee grounded
out (second to first); Tejada was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Callaspo popped to shortstop; Olivo doubled to left;
Greinke grounded out (shortstop to first) [Olivo to third];
Maier was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Erstad made an out to first; I. Rodriguez
singled to left; Matsui struck out; KATA BATTED FOR ORTIZ; Kata
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 8TH: ARIAS REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); DeJesus walked;
Bloomquist was called out on strikes; Butler was called out on
strikes; Guillen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Bourn singled to center; Keppinger out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bourn to second]; Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bourn to third]; Lee grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 1.

ROYALS 9TH: BYRDAK REPLACED ARIAS (PITCHING); Teahen struck out;
HAWKINS REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Callaspo singled to center;
Olivo struck out; JACOBS BATTED FOR GREINKE; Jacobs flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: BLOOMQUIST CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); T. PENA
REPLACED GUILLEN (PLAYING SS); SORIA REPLACED JACOBS (PITCHING);
Tejada singled to center; BERKMAN BATTED FOR ERSTAD; Berkman
singled to left [Tejada to second]; I. Rodriguez struck out;
Matsui struck out; MICHAELS BATTED FOR HAWKINS; Michaels
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           2   6   0    6
 Astros           1  10   0    8


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