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Wednesday, June 24, 2009:
Royals 4, Astros 3
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF6031010.249
Callaspo, 2B6010024.302
Butler, B, 1B5000122.283
Guillen, J, RF6000005.257
Teahen, 3B5120000.281
Pena, B, C4121100.310
Soria, P0000000.000
Bale, P0000000.000
Hernandez, L, SS2000023.211
a-Hulett, PH1011000.083
Pena, T, SS0000000.097
b-Bloomquist, PH-SS2000010.275
Maier, CF4110110.235
Hochevar, P3000033.000
Farnsworth, P0000000.000
Wright, J, P0000000.000
c-Jacobs, PH1010000.231
Colon, R, P0000000.000
Olivo, C1111000.257
Totals46412431217.252
a-Singled for Hernandez, L in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Pena, T in the 9th. c-Singled for Wright, J in the 9th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF5000012.294
Keppinger, 3B3000210.261
Tejada, M, SS4000024.332
Lee, Ca, LF3010001.300
Michaels, LF2000010.179
Berkman, 1B5000011.239
Pence, RF4000100.324
Rodriguez, I, C4120002.254
Matsui, K, 2B3110011.241
Oswalt, P1000000.111
a-Erstad, PH1112000.147
Sampson, P0000000.000
Hawkins, P0000000.000
b-Maysonet, PH0000000.315
Valverde, P0000000.000
Byrdak, P0000000.000
c-Kata, PH1011000.217
Fulchino, P0000000.000
Totals363633711.267
a-Homered for Oswalt in the 6th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Hawkins in the 8th. c-Singled for Byrdak in the 10th.
BATTING
2B: Teahen (13, Oswalt), DeJesus (14, Oswalt).
3B: Maier (3, Oswalt).
HR: Pena, B (1, 10th inning off Byrdak, 0 on, 1 out), Olivo (11, 11th inning off Fulchino, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Teahen 3; DeJesus 4; Jacobs; Callaspo; Olivo 4; Pena, B 5; Maier 3; Hulett.
RBI: Hulett (1), DeJesus (32), Pena, B (3), Olivo (29).
2-out RBI: Hulett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, L 2; Callaspo; Hochevar 2; Guillen, J 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Pena, T (4, throw).
Outfield assists: DeJesus (Lee, Ca at 2nd base).

BATTING
HR: Erstad (1, 6th inning off Hochevar, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Kata; Erstad 4; Lee, Ca; Rodriguez, I 2; Matsui, K.
RBI: Erstad 2 (5), Kata (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I; Tejada, M 2.
SAC: Maysonet; Matsui, K.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Keppinger (3, fielding), Berkman (4, fielding).
Outfield assists: Bourn (Maier at home).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hochevar7.03221415.87
Farnsworth0.01000004.24
Wright, J1.00001104.41
Colon, R1.00000004.09
Soria(BS, 2)(W, 2-0)1.02111102.16
Bale(S, 1)1.00000105.00
Totals11.06333714.35
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt6.07112804.30
Sampson(H, 12)1.00000002.14
Hawkins(H, 6)1.00000002.76
Valverde(BS, 3)1.02101003.14
Byrdak1.01110213.60
Fulchino(L, 2-3)1.02110212.76
Totals11.0124331224.31
Farnsworth pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Tejada, M (by Hochevar).
Pitches-strikes: Hochevar 93-61, Farnsworth 3-2, Wright, J 18-9, Colon, R 14-8, Soria 22-12, Bale 12-11, Oswalt 106-71, Sampson 9-4, Hawkins 7-6, Valverde 24-14, Byrdak 17-10, Fulchino 23-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hochevar 11-4, Farnsworth 0-0, Wright, J 2-0, Colon, R 0-3, Soria 1-1, Bale 1-1, Oswalt 4-2, Sampson 2-1, Hawkins 1-1, Valverde 3-0, Byrdak 1-0, Fulchino 0-1.
Batters faced: Hochevar 25, Farnsworth 1, Wright, J 4, Colon, R 3, Soria 6, Bale 3, Oswalt 27, Sampson 3, Hawkins 3, Valverde 7, Byrdak 4, Fulchino 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Wright, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Delfin Colon. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:35.
Att: 28,602.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
June 24, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media