Kansas City 2, Houston 1

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Rob Drake, Second Base - Delfin Colon, Third Base - Tim Timmons,
Attendance - 30049

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 30-39 19-20 11-19 W1
Houston 32-37 16-19 16-18 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Houston Astros have a 16-19 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 11-19 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Zack Greinke pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.90. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 8 save s for the season. Russ Ortiz took the loss for Houston.
  • Billy Butler had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Houston
Zack Greinke Player Russ Ortiz
Win W/L Loss
8.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 5
1.12 ERA 2.57
Hitting
Kansas City   Houston
Billy Butler Player Miguel Tejada
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 1
1 HR 0
6 TB 3
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 6 1 11 .188 16 8 2 3 0 0
Houston 10 0 10 .294 17 7 1 0 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Astros have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .486 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Royals have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .410 after a loss.
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