Kansas City 6, Cleveland 5

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Bill Miller, First Base - Derryl Cousins, Second Base - Jim Joyce, Third Base - Brian Runge,
Attendance - 25024

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 9 0
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 11 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 14-26 7-11 7-15 L4
Kansas City 21-18 14-8 7-10 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Kansas City Royals have a 14-8 record at home this season. The Cleveland Indians have a 7-15 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 4 straight up losses. The Indians have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Kyle Farnsworth pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.40. Kerry Wood took the loss for Cleveland.
  • Mike Jacobs, Mark Teahen hit homeruns for Kansas City. Kelly Shoppach had the only homerun for Cleveland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Kansas City
Cliff Lee Player Brian Bannister
Loss W/L Loss
8.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 9
2.25 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Cleveland   Kansas City
Kelly Shoppach Player Mike Jacobs
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 1
1 HR 1
5 TB 5
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 9 1 13 .265 10 5 4 2 0 0
Kansas City 11 2 21 .333 8 3 6 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Royals have a W/L % of .524 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Indians have a W/L % of .133 after a win and .480 after a loss.
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