Kansas City 4, Houston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Rob Drake, First Base - Delfin Colon, Second Base - Tim Timmons, Third Base - Mark Wegner,
Attendance - 28602

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 31-39 19-20 12-19 W2
Houston 32-38 16-20 16-18 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Houston Astros have a 16-20 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 12-19 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Joakim Soria pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.16. John Bale closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Jeff Fulchino took the loss for Houston.
  • Darin Erstad had the only homerun for Houston. Brayan Pena, Miguel Olivo hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Houston
Luke Hochevar Player Roy Oswalt
Loss W/L Loss
7.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 8
3 Hits 7
2.57 ERA 1.50
Hitting
Kansas City   Houston
David DeJesus Player Ivan Rodriguez
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 12 2 22 .261 17 12 4 3 0 1
Houston 6 1 9 .167 11 7 3 3 0 2

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 .474 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Royals have a W/L % of .484 after a win and .410 after a loss.
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