Cleveland 8, Kansas City 7

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 7:05 PM
Location - Progressive Field
Temperature - 48°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marty Foster, First Base - Marvin Hudson, Second Base - John Hirschbeck, Third Base - Wally Bell,
Attendance - 11408

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 7 13 0
Cleveland 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 8 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 7-6 3-3 4-3 L2
Cleveland 5-9 2-2 3-7 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Cleveland Indians have a 2-2 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 4-3 record on the road.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Indians have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up loss. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Aaron Laffey pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.19. Kerry Wood closed out the game to get the save and has 2 save s for the season. Sidney Ponson took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Grady Sizemore, Victor Martinez hit homeruns for Cleveland. David DeJesus had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Cleveland
Sidney Ponson Player Aaron Laffey
Loss W/L Win
3.1 IP 7.0
2 Strikeouts 3
8 Hits 7
16.20 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Kansas City   Cleveland
Mike JacobsPlayer Victor Martinez
3 Hits 4
1 RBI 2
0 HR 1
3 TB 7
.750 Avg .800

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 13 1 19 .382 18 5 7 4 1 0
Cleveland 9 2 15 .290 21 6 6 9 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Indians have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .444 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Royals have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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