Baltimore 9, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Temperature - 83°
Umpires - Home Plate - Andy Fletcher, First Base - Chris Conroy, Second Base - Mike DiMuro, Third Base - Gary Cederstrom,
Attendance - 15740

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 22-26 17-13 5-13 L4
Baltimore 23-24 14-14 9-10 W4

Recap

Jake Arrieta tossed six strong innings and the Baltimore Orioles scored eight runs in the fourth inning en route to a 9-2 rout of the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday evening.
 
After three scoreless frames, the Orioles broke the game open in the fourth against Luke Hochevar (3-5). After an RBI groundout by Vladimir Guerrero, Luke Scott drove in a run with a double, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by J.J. Hardy. Felix Pie followed with another RBI single before Adam Jones stroked a base hit to center field that made it 7-0.
 
Arrieta (6-2) did the rest, allowing five hits and three walks while striking out seven over six innings of work. He gave up just two runs, both on a fifth-inning home run by Melky Cabrera.
 
Hochevar continued through the seventh inning for Kansas City, holding the Orioles scoreless in six frames. He surrendered eight hits and three walks.
 
Mark Reynolds added a solo homer in the eighth inning for Baltimore.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Baltimore
Luke Hochevar Player Jake Arrieta
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 6.0
1 Strikeouts 7
8 Hits 5
9.00 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Baltimore
Melky Cabrera Player Adam Jones
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 2
1 HR 0
5 TB 3
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 7 1 11 .212 18 10 2 3 0 1
Baltimore 9 1 14 .273 8 2 7 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Baltimore will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Orioles have a W/L % of .636 after a win and .360 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Royals have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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