San Diego 4, Kansas City 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:35 PM
Location - Petco Park
Temperature - 71°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Muchlinski, First Base - Dale Scott, Second Base - CB Bucknor, Third Base - Jerry Meals,
Attendance - 24461

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 33-48 23-24 10-24 L3
San Diego 37-45 19-27 18-18 W4

Recap


Tim Stauffer threw seven strong innings and the San Diego Padres completed their first series sweep with a 4-1 win over the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

Stauffer (4-5) gave up one run on four hits while striking out six for San Diego, which has won seven of its last eight games, including four straight.

Stauffer, who has gone at least seven innings in his last five starts, has allowed a four earned runs in his last 36 innings.

Heath Bell worked worked around two baserunners in the ninth inning for his 23rd save and fourth in as many days.

The Padres scored four unearned runs in the third inning off Bruce Chen (4-2) after Stauffer started the rally by reaching base on third baseman Mike Moustakas’ error.

The Royals’ Billy Butler grounded out as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning to end his streak of 131 consecutive series with at least one hit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   San Diego
Bruce Chen Player Tim Stauffer
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.0
6 Strikeouts 6
8 Hits 4
0.00 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Kansas City   San Diego
Alex Gordon Player Alberto Gonzalez
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 8 0 10 .235 19 7 1 2 0 1
San Diego 8 0 9 .242 13 10 4 1 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Padres have a W/L % of .389 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Royals have a W/L % of .471 after a win and .362 after a loss.
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