Cleveland 5, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, April 23, 2009 12:05 PM
Location - Progressive Field
Temperature - 44°
Umpires - Home Plate - John Hirschbeck, First Base - Wally Bell, Second Base - Marty Foster, Third Base - Marvin Hudson,
Attendance - 12852

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 8-7 3-3 5-4 L1
Cleveland 6-10 3-3 3-7 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Cleveland Indians have a 3-3 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 5-4 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 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Jensen Lewis pitched 2.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.59. Kerry Wood closed out the game to get the save and has 3 save s for the season. Gil Meche took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Grady Sizemore had the only homerun for Cleveland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Cleveland
Gil Meche Player Anthony Reyes
Loss W/L Loss
7.1 IP 6.0
7 Strikeouts 5
5 Hits 4
3.68 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Cleveland
Mark Teahen Player Ben Francisco
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 3
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 5 0 7 .161 17 8 2 5 2 2
Cleveland 7 1 13 .226 2 7 4 0 1 3

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Indians have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Royals have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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