Tampa Bay 7, Kansas City 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 1, 2009 4:10 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Mike Estabrook, Second Base - Dan Iassogna, Third Base - Sam Holbrook,
Attendance - 36973

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 40-63 23-32 17-31 L4
Tampa Bay 57-47 33-17 24-30 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 33-17 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 17-31 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 4 straight up losses. The Royals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Jeff Niemann pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.62. Bruce Chen took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Carl Crawford had the only homerun for Tampa Bay. David DeJesus had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Bruce Chen Player Jeff Niemann
Loss W/L Win
6.2 IP 8.0
6 Strikeouts 7
5 Hits 4
2.70 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Brayan Pena Player Dioner Navarro
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 3
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 5 1 10 .161 5 9 1 0 0 2
Tampa Bay 8 1 14 .286 6 7 5 5 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Rays have a W/L % of .579 after a win and .511 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Royals have a W/L % of .463 after a win and .339 after a loss.
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