Royals 6, Devil Rays 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 6 10 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 10 0
WP: J. Gobble (2-0)
LP: V. Zambrano (9-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
-R. Ibanez scored, J. Randa to third on wild pitch
-B. Mayne hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Randa scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
-D. Relaford singled to left, C. Beltran scored, M. Sweeney to third, J. Randa to second
Top 6th: Kansas City
-C. Beltran singled to right, J. Matos scored, A. Berroa to third
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
-D. Rolls homered to left
Top 8th: Kansas City
-C. Beltran homered to right, A. Guiel scored
Bot 9th: Tampa Bay
-M. Anderson singled to right center, J. Sandberg scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Guiel rf 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .283
A. Berroa ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .293
C. Beltran cf 4 2 2 3 1 1 1 .291
M. Sweeney dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .320
R. Ibanez 1b 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .296
J. Randa 3b 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 .254
K. Harvey 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .257
   D. Relaford lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .281
B. Mayne c 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .250
J. Matos 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .280
 Totals 34 6 10 5 7 6 25  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney (12, V Zambrano).
HR - C Beltran (18, 8th inning off L Carter 1 on, 1 Out).
S - A Berroa 2.
SF - B Mayne.
RBI - B Mayne (26), D Relaford (47), C Beltran 3 (71).
2-out RBI - C Beltran.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Matos 2, M Sweeney 1, D Relaford 1, R Ibanez 2, A Berroa 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Beltran (R Baldelli at Home).
DP - 1 (A Berroa-J Matos-R Ibanez).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .268
A. Perez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275
   A. Martin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265
   J. Liefer lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
R. Baldelli cf 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .298
A. Huff rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .301
T. Hall c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .263
T. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .284
D. Rolls 2b 4 1 2 1 0 2 1 .275
J. Sandberg 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .234
M. Anderson dh 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .269
 Totals 35 2 10 2 1 5 16  
 Batting
2B - J Sandberg (7, M MacDougal).
HR - D Rolls (7, 7th inning off J Gobble 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Rolls (31), M Anderson (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Martin 2, T Lee 1.
GIDP - J Lugo.
Team LOB - 8.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Gobble (W, 2-0) 6.1 7 1 1 0 3 1 0.73
J. Grimsley 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.37
C. Leskanic 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.60
M. MacDougal 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.41
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Zambrano (L, 9-6) 5.2 7 4 4 6 5 0 4.24
J. Switzer 1.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 9.00
L. Carter 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 4.88
WP - V Zambrano 3.
BALK - V Zambrano.
HBP - M Sweeney (by V Zambrano); M Anderson (by J Gobble).
Pitches-strikes - J Gobble 89-61; J Grimsley 6-5; C Leskanic 18-9; M MacDougal 15-9; V Zambrano 117-62; J Switzer 26-17; L Carter 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Gobble 5-10; J Grimsley 2-0; C Leskanic 1-1; M MacDougal 2-0; V Zambrano 6-6; J Switzer 1-2; L Carter 1-5.
Batters faced - J Gobble 26; J Grimsley 3; C Leskanic 4; M MacDougal 4; V Zambrano 31; J Switzer 6; L Carter 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Mike Fichter. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 15,975.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S KEN HARVEY LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WITH AN APPRENT LEFT ARM INJURY IN THE MIDDLE OF HIS AT-BAT AFTER SWINGING AT A PITCH.
KANSAS CITY'S KEN HARVEY LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WITH A STRAINED LEFT PECTORAL MUSCLE AND IS LISTED DAY-TO-DAY.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 9, 2003 9:17 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Kansas City
C. Beltran C. Beltran
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
D. Rolls D. Rolls
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI