Kansas City 12, Texas 3

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 17, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 61°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Chris Guccione, Third Base - Edward Montague,
Attendance - 24062

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 4 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 12 19 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 12 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 6-4 3-3 3-1 W1
Texas 4-6 4-3 0-3 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Texas Rangers have a 4-3 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 3-1 record on the road.
  • Texas has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rangers have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Gil Meche pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.25. Matt Harrison took the loss for Texas.
  • Hank Blalock, Marlon Byrd, Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit homeruns for Texas. Coco Crisp, Mark Teahen, Mike Jacobs hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Texas
Gil Meche Player Matt Harrison
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
6 Strikeouts 3
6 Hits 8
0.00 ERA 10.80
Hitting
Kansas City   Texas
Mark Teahen Player Elvis Andrus
5 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
9 TB 3
.833 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 19 3 32 .442 27 6 12 7 0 0
Texas 12 3 21 .316 26 9 3 2 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Rangers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Royals have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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