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Box > Colorado 9, Kansas City 4
Home sweep home for Rockies
They scored in the first and again in the last. The problem was, they didn't score in between. Mark Teahen and Justin Huber got K.C. on the board and Matt Stairs went deep in the ninth, but Jose Lima allowed four earned runs.
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Southpaw Joe Kennedy's 31st Major League victory included 95 pitches, 67 for strikes. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Joe Kennedy was cool, calm and collected, allowing just two first-inning runs en route to his fourth win. Garrett Atkins and Todd Helton brought their bats -- combining to go 6-for-9 with three doubles, four RBIs and four runs.
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Kansas City (25-49)
Lost 6
Colorado 9, Kansas City 4   COL
Colorado (25-48)
Won 3
June 26, 2005
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Kansas City
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   4 10 0
Colorado
2 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 X   9 12 0
Standings through 6/26/05  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Rockies Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF5110003.278
Berroa, SS4000012.245
Graffanino, 2B3000021.311
Brown, RF4110021.291
Teahen, 3B4021020.263
Huber, J, 1B4011021.250
Costa, LF4110002.293
Castillo, C3010000.222
b-Stairs, PH1112000.259
Lima, P2010011.333
Sisco, P0000000.000
a-McEwing, PH1000000.275
Nunez, P0000000.000
MacDougal, P0000000.000
Bayliss, P0000000.000
c-Long, PH1010000.278
Totals36410401011 

a-Grounded out for Sisco in the 7th. b-Homered for Castillo in the 9th. c-Singled for Bayliss in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Stairs (8, 9th inning off Anderson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus; Brown; Teahen 2; Huber, J; Costa; Castillo; Stairs 4; Lima; Long.
RBI: Teahen (24), Huber, J (3), Stairs 2 (26).
2-out RBI: Teahen; Huber, J; Stairs 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Costa; DeJesus.
Team LOB: 6.

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Garabito, 2B4110002.317
Atkins, 3B5243000.306
Helton, 1B4221112.257
Wilson, CF3011210.266
Cortes, P0000000.000
Anderson, P0000000.000
Hawpe, RF4001114.283
Piedra, LF2000001.364
a-Mohr, PH-LF3111026.193
Relaford, SS2111210.264
Closser, C5110006.203
Kennedy, P0001000.192
Witasick, P0000000.000
b-Sullivan, PH-CF1110000.297
Totals3391296621 

a-Struck out for Piedra in the 5th. b-Singled for Witasick in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Atkins 2 (11, Lima, MacDougal), Helton (18, Lima).
3B: Relaford (2, Nunez).
HR: Mohr (6, 7th inning off Nunez, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Garabito; Atkins 6; Helton 3; Wilson; Mohr 4; Relaford 3; Closser; Sullivan.
RBI: Wilson (41), Hawpe (35), Atkins 3 (30), Helton (29), Kennedy (1), Mohr (14), Relaford (16).
2-out RBI: Atkins; Helton; Mohr; Relaford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Piedra; Garabito; Mohr 2; Helton; Closser 3.
S: Kennedy 3.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Relaford (3, 2nd base off Sisco/Castillo).

FIELDING
DP: (Helton).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lima (L, 1-6)4.26443207.81
Sisco 1.12111102.35
Nunez 1.03220218.22
MacDougal 0.21222104.41
Bayliss 0.10000000.00
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy (W, 4-7)7.07220606.92
Witasick 1.00000202.15
Cortes 0.20000203.31
Anderson 0.132200111.25

Nunez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Garabito (by MacDougal), Relaford (by Bayliss), Graffanino (by Witasick).
Pitches-strikes: Lima 94-59, Sisco 31-15, Nunez 22-16, MacDougal 28-12, Bayliss 7-3, Kennedy 95-67, Witasick 16-9, Cortes 9-6, Anderson 18-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lima 6-6, Sisco 1-2, Nunez 0-1, MacDougal 1-0, Bayliss 1-0, Kennedy 8-7, Witasick 0-1, Cortes 0-0, Anderson 0-1.
Batters faced: Lima 23, Sisco 7, Nunez 6, MacDougal 6, Bayliss 2, Kennedy 27, Witasick 4, Cortes 2, Anderson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Sisco 3-0, MacDougal 1-1, Bayliss 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 21,080.

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