Kansas City 4, Tampa Bay 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, August 2, 2009 1:38 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Dan Iassogna, Second Base - Sam Holbrook, Third Base - Larry Vanover,
Attendance - 27930

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 41-63 23-32 18-31 W1
Tampa Bay 57-48 33-18 24-30 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 33-18 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 18-31 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Brian Bannister pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.59. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 18 save s for the season. James Shields took the loss for Tampa Bay.
  • Ben Zobrist had the only homerun for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Brian Bannister Player James Shields
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 7.1
7 Strikeouts 6
5 Hits 2
0.00 ERA 1.23
Hitting
Kansas City   Tampa Bay
Mitch Maier Player Evan Longoria
2 Hits 2
3 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 5 0 5 .156 14 9 3 4 1 0
Tampa Bay 7 1 11 .212 10 10 1 0 1 2

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Rays have a W/L % of .569 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 .349 after a loss.
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