Tampa Bay 4, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, July 18, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Schrieber, First Base - Todd Tichenor, Second Base - Joe West, Third Base - Ed Rapuano,
Attendance - 30288

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 50-41 30-15 20-26 W2
Kansas City 37-53 22-26 15-27 L5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 22-26 record at home this season. The Tampa Bay Rays have a 20-26 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 5 straight up losses. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Chad Bradford pitched 0.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.08. J.P. Howell closed out the game to get the save and has 8 save s for the season. Juan Cruz took the loss for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Tampa Bay   Kansas City
Scott Kazmir Player Zack Greinke
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 7.0
3 Strikeouts 7
4 Hits 9
1.50 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Tampa Bay   Kansas City
Willy AybarPlayer Mark Teahen
4 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
5 TB 3
1.000 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Tampa Bay 12 0 15 .333 18 8 4 6 0 1
Kansas City 5 0 7 .161 13 5 2 5 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay. The Royals have a W/L % of .474 after a win and .365 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Rays have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .488 after a loss.
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