Kansas City 6, Cleveland 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 90°
Umpires - Home Plate - Adrian Johnson, First Base - Damien Beal, Second Base - Gary Cederstrom, Third Base - Fieldin Culbreth,
Attendance - 17353

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 55-70 28-35 27-35 L1
Kansas City 48-77 26-40 22-37 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Kansas City Royals have a 26-40 record at home this season. The Cleveland Indians have a 27-35 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Indians have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Zack Greinke pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.43. Justin Masterson took the loss for Cleveland.
  • Mitch Maier, Miguel Olivo hit homeruns for Kansas City. Andy Marte had the only homerun for Cleveland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Kansas City
Justin Masterson Player Zack Greinke
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 8.0
4 Strikeouts 15
7 Hits 5
6.00 ERA 2.25
Hitting
Cleveland   Kansas City
Asdrubal Cabrera Player Mitch Maier
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 2
0 HR 1
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 5 1 10 .161 9 16 2 2 0 1
Kansas City 9 2 15 .290 12 5 6 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Royals have a W/L % of .396 after a win and .377 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Indians have a W/L % of .339 after a win and .522 after a loss.
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