Tampa Bay 9, Kansas City 0

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Dan Iassogna, Second Base - Sam Holbrook, Third Base - Charlie Reliford,
Attendance - 15256

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 23-29 15-15 8-14 L6
Tampa Bay 27-28 15-11 12-17 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 15-11 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 8-14 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 6 straight up losses. The Royals have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Jeff Niemann pitched 9.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.77. Brian Bannister took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Ben Zobrist, Dioner Navarro hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Brian Bannister Player Jeff Niemann
Loss W/L Win
3.2 IP 9.0
2 Strikeouts 9
9 Hits 2
19.64 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Mark Teahen Player Carl Crawford
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 2
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 2 0 2 .069 3 9 0 1 0 2
Tampa Bay 11 2 19 .306 15 7 8 5 4 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Rays have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .536 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Royals have a W/L % of .458 after a win and .429 after a loss.
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