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Bullpen sinks Royals
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Orioles 7, Royals 3
Zack Greinke yielded five hits and one walk on Wednesday night. (Gail Burton/AP)
After Zack Greinke allowed two runs while striking out seven in six solid innings, the Royals' bullpen yielded three runs in the seventh, sending Kansas City to a loss. Alberto Callaspo, Miguel Olivo and Mike Jacobs each hit a solo home run.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (40-60)
Lost 1
Baltimore 7, Kansas City 3   BAL
Baltimore (43-57)
Won 1
July 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Baltimore
2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 X   7 10 0
Standings thru 7/29/09  |  Recap: KC | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Orioles stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
DeJesus, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .257
Bloomquist, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .278
Butler, B, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .291
Teahen, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .290
Callaspo, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .305
Jacobs, DH 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .217
Olivo, C 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .233
Maier, CF 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .221
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .229
Totals 34 3 9 3 1 8 10  

BATTING
2B: Maier 2 (9, Tillman, Albers, M).
HR: Callaspo (7, 2nd inning off Tillman, 0 on, 1 out), Olivo (14, 2nd inning off Tillman, 0 on, 2 out), Jacobs (14, 4th inning off Tillman, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus; Callaspo 5; Jacobs 4; Olivo 4; Bloomquist 2; Maier 4.
RBI: Callaspo (40), Olivo (37), Jacobs (34).
2-out RBI: Olivo; Jacobs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betancourt, Y; Butler, B; DeJesus.
GIDP: Betancourt, Y.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bloomquist (3, 2nd base by Tillman/Zaun).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 3 2 0 1 0 1 .282
Jones, Ad, CF 5 2 2 3 0 2 4 .298
Markakis, RF 5 0 3 3 0 1 2 .296
Huff, DH 5 0 1 1 0 3 3 .247
Reimold, LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .287
Wigginton, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256
Mora, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256
Zaun, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .252
Izturis, C, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .262
Totals 34 7 10 7 5 9 24  

BATTING
2B: Markakis (31, Greinke), Jones, Ad (19, Bale).
HR: Jones, Ad (17, 1st inning off Greinke, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts, B 2; Wigginton; Markakis 4; Izturis, C; Huff; Jones, Ad 6.
RBI: Jones, Ad 3 (59), Markakis 3 (69), Huff (58).
2-out RBI: Markakis; Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun 2; Mora; Reimold.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Roberts, B-Izturis, C-Wigginton).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Greinke 6.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 2.08
Tejeda (L, 1-1) 0.0 0 2 2 2 0 0 6.31
Bale (BS, 3) 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 6.16
Cruz, J 1.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 6.54
Mahay 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.09
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tillman 4.2 7 3 3 1 2 3 5.79
Albers, M (W, 2-4) 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.60
Johnson, J (S, 2) 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 3.17

Tejeda pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Mora (by Greinke), Roberts, B (by Greinke).
Pitches-strikes: Greinke 116-80, Tejeda 11-3, Bale 14-6, Cruz, J 28-15, Mahay 12-7, Tillman 93-58, Albers, M 22-15, Johnson, J 19-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Greinke 2-5, Tejeda 0-0, Bale 0-0, Cruz, J 0-0, Mahay 0-0, Tillman 1-6, Albers, M 3-1, Johnson, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Greinke 26, Tejeda 2, Bale 4, Cruz, J 6, Mahay 3, Tillman 20, Albers, M 8, Johnson, J 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Bale 2-2, Cruz, J 2-0, Mahay 2-2, Albers, M 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 3:13 (:41 delay).
Att: 19,741.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009

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