Kansas City Royals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (D) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gordon lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Betancourt 2b                 4   0   1   1       0   0       4   1
Butler 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Herrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Francoeur rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moustakas 3b                  3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Escobar ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Pena c                        3   0   1   1       0   0      10   0
  Mijares p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Broxton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dyson cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Chen p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Hosmer 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       0   7      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Escobar-Betancourt-Butler.
PB: Pena (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Moustakas (16,off Lyles).
3B: Gordon (1,off Lyles).
GDP: Butler (9,off Lyles).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Bixler rf                     5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Maxwell cf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Schafer cf                  2   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Lee 1b                        3   0   1   0       1   0      12   0
  Happ pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
J. Martinez lf                3   0   2   0       1   0       3   0
Lowrie ss                     3   0   1   1       0   1       1   4
Johnson 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   3       0   2
Snyder c                      3   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
  Carpenter pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lyles p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Bogusevic ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       3  14      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Altuve-Lowrie-Lee.
E: Lowrie (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Bixler (4,off Chen); J. Martinez (8,off Chen).
HBP: Snyder (2,by Chen); Lowrie (1,by Chen).
GDP: J. Martinez (6,off Chen).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chen W(6-6)                   5.2   5   1   1   2   6   0  25
Herrera                       1.1   0   0   0   0   4   0   4
Mijares                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Holland                       0.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   4
Broxton SV(18)                1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   1   1   3  14   0  39

HBP: Chen 2 (5,Snyder,Lowrie).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lyles L(1-4)                  7     3   2   2   0   4   0  24
Wright                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
F. Rodriguez                  1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     4   2   2   0   7   0  31


Umpires: HP - Dan Bellino, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Mike Muchlinski
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 30687


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Gordon              lf        Altuve              2b
2. Betancourt          2b        Bixler              rf
3. Butler              1b        Maxwell             cf
4. Francoeur           rf        Lee                 1b
5. Moustakas           3b        J. Martinez         lf
6. Escobar             ss        Lowrie              ss
7. Pena                c         Johnson             3b
8. Dyson               cf        Snyder              c
9. Chen                p         Lyles               p

ROYALS 1ST: Gordon flied to left; Betancourt flied to left;
Butler was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve popped to second; Bixler doubled to center;
Maxwell struck out; Lee popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Francoeur grounded out (third to first); Moustakas
grounded out (second to first); Escobar grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: J. Martinez singled to shortstop; Lowrie flied to
center; Johnson struck out; Snyder was hit by a pitch [J.
Martinez to second]; Lyles struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Pena singled to left; Dyson flied to center; Chen
was called out on strikes; Gordon grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Altuve grounded out (pitcher to first); Bixler flied
to center; Maxwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Betancourt popped to first; Butler grounded out
(shortstop to first); Francoeur grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee lined to center; J. Martinez doubled to center;
Lowrie was hit by a pitch; Johnson struck out; Snyder struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 5TH: SCHAFER REPLACED MAXWELL (PLAYING CF); Moustakas
doubled to center; Escobar grounded out (second to first)
[Moustakas to third]; Pena grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Moustakas scored]; Dyson flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lyles struck out; Altuve flied to center; Bixler
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
1, Astros 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Chen was called out on strikes; Gordon tripled to
center; Betancourt reached on an error by Lowrie [Gordon scored,
Betancourt to first]; Butler grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Betancourt out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Schafer walked; Lee walked [Schafer to second]; J.
Martinez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Schafer to third, Lee out at second]; Lowrie singled to
shortstop [Schafer scored]; Johnson singled to left [Lowrie to
second]; HERRERA REPLACED BUTLER (PITCHING); HOSMER REPLACED
CHEN (PLAYING 1B); Pena allowed a passed ball [Lowrie to third,
Johnson to second]; Snyder struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Francoeur grounded out (shortstop to first);
Moustakas flied to right; Escobar was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BOGUSEVIC BATTED FOR LYLES; Bogusevic struck out;
Altuve was called out on strikes; Bixler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED BOGUSEVIC (PITCHING); Pena flied to
center; Dyson struck out; Hosmer grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: QUINTERO REPLACED HERRERA (PLAYING C ); MIJARES
REPLACED PENA (PITCHING); Schafer struck out; HOLLAND REPLACED
MIJARES (PITCHING); Lee singled to right; J. Martinez walked
[Lee to second]; HAPP RAN FOR LEE; Lowrie struck out; Johnson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ROYALS 9TH: F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED HAPP (PITCHING); DOWNS
REPLACED WRIGHT (PLAYING 1B); Gordon struck out; Betancourt
singled to pitcher; Quintero struck out; Francoeur lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: BROXTON REPLACED HOLLAND (PITCHING); Snyder singled
to left; CARPENTER RAN FOR SNYDER; Downs forced Carpenter (third
to second); Altuve singled to left [Downs to third]; Bixler
struck out; Schafer flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals
2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           2   4   0    2
 Astros           1   8   1   11


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