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Box > Kansas City 3, LA Dodgers 2
Royals' round-trippers trip up LA
Hee-Seop Choi and J.D. Drew knocked solo shots in the first and third but the Dodgers couldn't collect any after that, and the they lost their first game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
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Jayson Werth leaps for Shane Costa's fifth-inning homer, one of four homers hit in the game. (Ed Zurga/AP)
The Royals bullpen made Shane Costa's first Major League homer stand up for a victory over the visiting Dodgers, and Runelvys Hernandez got his second straight win. David DeJesus hit a two-run shot in the first.
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LAD
LA Dodgers (33-30)
Lost 1
Kansas City 3, LA Dodgers 2   KC
Kansas City (22-41)
Won 3
June 14, 2005
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LA Dodgers
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Kansas City
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   3 7 0
Standings through 6/14/05  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Royals Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS5000004.304
Choi, 1B5111001.261
Drew, CF3111100.281
Kent, 2B4020011.287
Saenz, DH3010011.318
1-Edwards, PR-DH0000000.327
Werth, RF4000014.232
Grabowski, LF4010022.200
Phillips, C4020000.277
2-Repko, PR0000000.219
Perez, A, 3B4010013.357
Totals362921616 


1-Ran for Saenz in the 8th. 2-Ran for Phillips in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Perez, A (6, Hernandez).
HR: Choi (13, 1st inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 1 out), Drew (12, 3rd inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Choi 4; Drew 4; Kent 2; Saenz; Grabowski; Phillips 2; Perez, A 2.
RBI: Choi (29), Drew (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth; Izturis 2; Grabowski; Choi.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kent-Izturis-Choi, Choi).
Pickoffs: Weaver (Costa at 1st base).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Berroa, SS3110110.249
DeJesus, CF4112001.283
Sweeney, 1B4010011.297
Stairs, DH2000110.263
Long, RF3010012.262
Teahen, 3B3000013.255
Costa, LF3131000.421
Buck, C3000012.228
Gotay, 2B3000010.247
Totals28373279 

BATTING
2B: Sweeney (17, Weaver).
HR: DeJesus (3, 1st inning off Weaver, 1 on, 0 out), Costa (1, 5th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Berroa; DeJesus 4; Sweeney 2; Long; Costa 6.
RBI: DeJesus 2 (27), Costa (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney.
GIDP: Teahen.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
PO: Costa (1st base by Weaver).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 6-6)7.07331625.15
Sanchez 1.00001104.04
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 4-7)6.08220224.89
Affeldt (H, 3)1.00001002.79
Burgos (H, 3)1.00000304.63
MacDougal (S, 7)1.01000104.35

Affeldt pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Saenz (by Burgos).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 101-71, Sanchez 18-11, Hernandez 92-60, Affeldt 15-6, Burgos 18-14, MacDougal 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 4-10, Sanchez 2-0, Hernandez 7-9, Affeldt 2-1, Burgos 0-0, MacDougal 2-0.
Batters faced: Weaver 26, Sanchez 4, Hernandez 26, Affeldt 4, Burgos 4, MacDougal 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Burgos 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Joe Brinkman. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:38.
Att: 15,579.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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