Houston Astros 5, Kansas City Royals 4
Regular Season Game 71
Played on Thursday, June 25, 2009 (D) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    0  1  0    2  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  1
HOU N    0  2  0    1  0  2    0  0  x  -   5  6  3
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeJesus lf                    3   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Bloomquist ss                 4   0   1   0       0   2       3   3
Callaspo 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Guillen rf                    4   2   1   0       0   0       1   0
Jacobs 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       8   2
Teahen 3b                     4   0   2   2       0   1       0   3
Olivo c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Maier cf                      2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Hulett ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bannister p                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Butler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   6   2       2  10      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Olivo-Bloomquist.
E: Bloomquist (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Guillen (7,off Moehler); Teahen (14,off Moehler).
GDP: Bannister (1,off Moehler).
IBB: Maier (1,by Moehler).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Keppinger 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Tejada ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Lee lf                        2   3   1   0       2   0       1   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   2   3   4       0   0       7   1
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Matsui 2b                     2   0   0   1       0   1       2   3
Quintero c                    3   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Kata ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   5   6   5       3   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Moehler-Quintero-Berkman.
E: Keppinger (4), Tejada (10), Quintero (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (13,off Bannister).
HR: Berkman 2 (16,2nd inning off Bannister 1 on 0 out,6th inning off Bannister
1 on 0 out).
SF: Matsui (3,off Bannister).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (4,2nd base off Colon/Olivo).
CS: Erstad (2,2nd base by Cruz/Olivo).

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(5-5)              6     6   5   5   2   3   2  26
Cruz                          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Colon                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8     6   5   5   3   6   2  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler                       5     5   4   1   2   3   0  23
Wright W(2-1)                 1.1   1   0   0   0   4   0   5
Sampson                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Hawkins                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Valverde SV(6)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   4   1   2  10   0  36

IBB: Moehler (3,Maier).

Umpires: HP - Delfin Colon, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Mark Wegner, 3B - Rob Drake
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 32048


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. DeJesus             lf        Bourn               cf
2. Bloomquist          ss        Keppinger           3b
3. Callaspo            2b        Tejada              ss
4. Guillen             rf        Lee                 lf
5. Jacobs              1b        Berkman             1b
6. Teahen              3b        Pence               rf
7. Olivo               c         Matsui              2b
8. Maier               cf        Quintero            c
9. Bannister           p         Moehler             p

ROYALS 1ST: DeJesus grounded out (second to first); Bloomquist
was called out on strikes; Callaspo lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn lined to second; Keppinger was called out on
strikes; Tejada grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Guillen doubled to right; Jacobs flied to right
[Guillen to third]; Teahen singled to center [Guillen scored];
Olivo flied to left; Maier popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee doubled to center; Berkman homered [Lee scored];
Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Matsui was called out
on strikes; Quintero singled to right; Moehler struck out; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Bannister grounded out (shortstop to first); DeJesus
was called out on strikes; Bloomquist popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn grounded out (shortstop to first); Keppinger
grounded out (pitcher to first); Tejada popped to catcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Callaspo singled to pitcher; Guillen reached on an
error by Keppinger [Callaspo to second]; Jacobs reached on a
fielder's choice [Guillen to second (error by Tejada; assist by
Berkman), Callaspo scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Teahen doubled
to center [Guillen scored (unearned), Jacobs to third]; Olivo
grounded out (second to first); Maier was walked intentionally;
Bannister grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher to
first) [Jacobs out at home]; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee walked; Berkman singled to left [Lee to second];
Pence flied to center [Lee to third, Berkman to second (on throw
to 3b)]; Matsui out on a sacrifice fly to right [Lee scored,
Berkman to third]; Quintero grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 3.

ROYALS 5TH: DeJesus walked; Bloomquist singled to center
[DeJesus to third]; Callaspo grounded out (first unassisted)
[Bloomquist to second]; Guillen flied to right [DeJesus scored
(error by Quintero) (unearned) (no RBI), Bloomquist to third];
Jacobs struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: KATA BATTED FOR MOEHLER; Kata grounded out (first to
pitcher); Bourn lined to shortstop; Keppinger singled to center;
Tejada popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros
3.

ROYALS 6TH: WRIGHT REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); Teahen was called
out on strikes; Olivo was called out on strikes; Maier singled
to right; Bannister was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee walked; Berkman homered [Lee scored]; Pence
grounded out (third to first); Matsui grounded out (first to
pitcher); Quintero grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 5.

ROYALS 7TH: DeJesus was called out on strikes; SAMPSON REPLACED
WRIGHT (PITCHING); Bloomquist struck out; Callaspo lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: CRUZ REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); ERSTAD BATTED
FOR SAMPSON; Erstad walked; Bourn struck out while Erstad was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Keppinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
4, Astros 5.

ROYALS 8TH: HAWKINS REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Guillen grounded
out (third to first); Jacobs was called out on strikes; Teahen
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: COLON REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Tejada struck out;
Lee reached on an error by Bloomquist; Berkman forced Lee
(pitcher to shortstop); Berkman stole second; Pence struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 5.

ROYALS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); MICHAELS REPLACED
HAWKINS (PLAYING LF); Olivo flied to left; HULETT BATTED FOR
MAIER; Hulett grounded out (second to first); BUTLER BATTED FOR
COLON; Butler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           4   6   1    5
 Astros           5   6   3    4


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