Kansas City Royals 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gordon lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Betancourt 2b                 4   1   1   0       0   1       3   2
Butler 1b                     3   1   2   1       1   0       7   2
  Hosmer 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Francoeur rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Moustakas 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Escobar ss                    4   0   2   1       0   0       3   4
Quintero c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Dyson cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Hochevar p                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
  Crow p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Broxton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       2   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hochevar-Betancourt-Butler, Butler-Escobar-Butler.
E: Gordon (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Butler (13,1st inning off W. Rodriguez 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Francoeur (7,off W. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Escobar (2,2nd base by Lyon/Castro).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schafer cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Altuve 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   8
Lowrie ss                     2   0   0   0       2   1       1   3
Lee 1b                        3   0   2   0       1   0      12   0
  Bixler pr,3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Maxwell lf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Bogusevic rf                  2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Johnson 3b,1b                 4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Castro c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
W. Rodriguez p                1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  J. Martinez ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abad p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   0   5   0       5   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Altuve-Lowrie-Lee, Bixler-Johnson.
E: Lee (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (9,off Hochevar).
HBP: Bogusevic (4,by Hochevar).
GDP: Johnson (10,off Hochevar); Castro (4,off Hochevar).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hochevar W(4-7)               7.2   5   0   0   4   6   0  31
Crow                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Broxton SV(17)                1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     5   0   0   5   8   0  36

HBP: Hochevar (7,Bogusevic).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez L(6-5)           7     6   2   2   2   3   1  29
Lyon                          1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Abad                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   3   1  35


Umpires: HP - Mike Muchlinski, 1B - Dan Bellino, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Bob Davidson
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 18098


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Gordon              lf        Schafer             cf
2. Betancourt          2b        Altuve              2b
3. Butler              1b        Lowrie              ss
4. Francoeur           rf        Lee                 1b
5. Moustakas           3b        Maxwell             lf
6. Escobar             ss        Bogusevic           rf
7. Quintero            c         Johnson             3b
8. Dyson               cf        Castro              c
9. Hochevar            p         W. Rodriguez        p

ROYALS 1ST: Gordon struck out; Betancourt flied to center;
Butler homered; Francoeur singled to left; Moustakas popped to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Schafer was called out on strikes; Altuve grounded
out (third to first); Lowrie struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 1, Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Escobar grounded out (second to first); Quintero
grounded out (second to first); Dyson walked; Hochevar singled
to right [Dyson to second]; Gordon grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee walked; Maxwell forced Lee (shortstop to
second); Bogusevic was hit by a pitch [Maxwell to second];
Johnson grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Bogusevic out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1,
Astros 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Betancourt singled to left; Butler walked
[Betancourt to second]; Francoeur popped to first; Moustakas
flied to right [Betancourt to third]; Escobar singled to center
[Betancourt scored, Butler to second]; Quintero flied to left; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro grounded out (shortstop to first); W.
Rodriguez walked; Schafer forced W. Rodriguez (pitcher to
shortstop); Altuve flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Dyson reached on an error by Lee [Dyson to first];
On a bunt Hochevar made an out to catcher; Gordon flied to
center; Betancourt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lowrie grounded out (first to pitcher); Lee popped
to first; Maxwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Butler singled to left; Francoeur grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Butler out at
second]; Moustakas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogusevic lined to right; Johnson singled to right;
Castro singled to second [Johnson to second]; On a bunt W.
Rodriguez made an out to third; Schafer grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Escobar flied to left; Quintero flied to right;
Dyson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); Lowrie
walked; Lee doubled to right [Lowrie to third]; Maxwell struck
out; Bogusevic struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2,
Astros 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Hochevar was called out on strikes; Gordon grounded
out (second to first); Betancourt grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Johnson singled to center; Castro grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Johnson out at
second]; J. MARTINEZ BATTED FOR W. RODRIGUEZ; J. Martinez struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 8TH: LYON REPLACED J. MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Butler
grounded out (shortstop to first); Francoeur popped to first;
Moustakas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: HOSMER REPLACED BUTLER (PLAYING 1B); On a bunt
Schafer grounded out (pitcher to first); Altuve grounded out
(third to first); Lowrie walked; Lee singled to left [Lowrie to
third, Lee to second (error by Gordon)]; CROW REPLACED HOCHEVAR
(PITCHING); BIXLER RAN FOR LEE; Maxwell struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ROYALS 9TH: BIXLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); JOHNSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Escobar singled to right; Escobar was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Quintero singled to
right; ABAD REPLACED LYON (PITCHING); Dyson lined into a double
play to third [Quintero out at first (third to first)]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: BROXTON REPLACED CROW (PITCHING); Bogusevic walked;
Johnson popped to second; Castro forced Bogusevic (first to
shortstop); DOWNS BATTED FOR ABAD; Downs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           2   8   1    6
 Astros           0   5   1    9


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