Houston 5, Kansas City 4

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Delfin Colon, First Base - Tim Timmons, Second Base - Mark Wegner, Third Base - Rob Drake,
Attendance - 32048

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 31-40 19-20 12-20 L1
Houston 33-38 17-20 16-18 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Houston Astros have a 17-20 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 12-20 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Wesley Wright pitched 1.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.60. Jose Valverde closed out the game to get the save and has 6 save s for the season. Brian Bannister took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Lance Berkman (2) hit homeruns for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Houston
Brian Bannister Player Brian Moehler
Loss W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
3 Strikeouts 3
6 Hits 5
7.50 ERA 1.80
Hitting
Kansas City   Houston
Mark Teahen Player Lance Berkman
2 Hits 3
2 RBI 4
0 HR 2
3 TB 9
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 6 0 8 .176 13 10 2 2 0 1
Houston 6 2 13 .207 8 6 5 3 1 3

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Astros have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .487 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Pittsburgh. The Royals have a W/L % of .469 after a win and .410 after a loss.
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