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Box > Kansas City 9, LA Dodgers 6
Royals flush LA for fifth straight
Derek Lowe survived a rocky first inning, but couldn't make it through the sixth when an error by Antonio Perez opened the gates for six Royals runs as Kansas City swept the Dodgers.
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Shane Costa, left, slides safely into third under the tag of third baseman Mike Edwards. (Ed Zurga/AP)
Angel Berroa got the Royals on the board early, but it was Alberto Castillo's two-run double in a six-run Kansas City sixth inning that stunned the Dodgers, giving KC the Interleague sweep.
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LA Dodgers (33-32)
Lost 3
Kansas City 9, LA Dodgers 6   KC
Kansas City (24-41)
Won 5
June 16, 2005
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LA Dodgers
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3   6 11 1
Kansas City
1 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 X   9 15 2
Standings through 6/16/05  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Royals Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Perez, A, SS5010012.348
Repko, RF2110200.224
Drew, CF4120103.280
Kent, 2B2000102.284
a-Robles, PH1100001.200
Saenz, DH4021016.313
b-Werth, PH-DH1112000.243
Choi, 1B4000116.256
Phillips, C5111012.271
Grabowski, LF5112012.207
Edwards, 3B4020000.323
Totals3761165524 

a-Reached on error for Kent in the 9th. b-Doubled for Saenz in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Edwards (3, Greinke), Werth (6, Affeldt).
HR: Grabowski (4, 4th inning off Greinke, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Perez, A; Repko; Drew 2; Saenz 2; Werth 2; Phillips; Grabowski 4; Edwards 3.
RBI: Saenz (30), Grabowski 2 (8), Werth 2 (8), Phillips (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choi 2; Perez, A; Saenz 2; Grabowski 2.
GIDP: Choi; Perez, A.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Perez, A (4, fielding).
Outfield assists: Grabowski (Brown at 2nd base), Repko (Castillo at home).
DP: 3 (Perez, A-Kent-Choi, Kent-Perez, A-Choi, Repko-Phillips).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Berroa, SS5120002.252
DeJesus, CF4120112.286
Stairs, 1B4221003.271
Brown, RF4111013.285
Long, LF4021001.268
Costa, DH4111002.346
Teahen, 3B4221002.255
Castillo, C3123100.226
Gotay, 2B3011101.251
Totals3591593216 

BATTING
2B: Teahen (9, Lowe), Castillo (4, Lowe), Long (11, Osoria).
TB: Berroa 2; DeJesus 2; Stairs 2; Brown; Long 3; Costa; Teahen 3; Castillo 3; Gotay.
RBI: Stairs (20), Castillo 3 (12), Brown (34), Costa (3), Teahen (19), Gotay (22), Long (19).
2-out RBI: Teahen; Castillo 2; Gotay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Long; DeJesus.
SF: Stairs.
GIDP: Gotay; Teahen.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Teahen (7, throw), Gotay (4, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Gotay-Berroa-Stairs, Teahen-Gotay-Stairs).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe (L, 5-7)5.29830103.69
Osoria 0.25110103.00
Erickson 1.21003006.90
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Greinke 5.08332415.97
Wood (W, 3-2)2.01002003.79
Burgos 1.01000004.44
Affeldt 1.01311103.38

WP: Affeldt.
HBP: Repko (by Greinke), Kent (by Greinke).
Pitches-strikes: Lowe 81-51, Osoria 17-14, Erickson 20-7, Greinke 111-72, Wood 35-20, Burgos 9-6, Affeldt 27-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lowe 13-3, Osoria 0-0, Erickson 3-2, Greinke 4-7, Wood 4-2, Burgos 2-1, Affeldt 2-0.
Batters faced: Lowe 26, Osoria 6, Erickson 7, Greinke 26, Wood 9, Burgos 3, Affeldt 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Osoria 1-1, Erickson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe Brinkman. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 16,182.

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