Baltimore 12, Kansas City 8
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 2 0 1 6 0 0 2 0 1 12 15 1
Kansas City 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12 0
WP: J. Parrish (1-0) S: B.J. Ryan (11)
LP: J. Cerda (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Baltimore
- R. Palmeiro singled to right center, D. Newhan and M. Mora scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- M. Stairs doubled to deep center, T. Graffanino scored
- E. Brown singled to center, M. Stairs scored
- J. Buck hit sacrifice fly to center, E. Brown scored
- M. Teahen doubled to deep left, E. Marrero scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Stairs reached on fielder's choice, A. Berroa scored, T. Long to third, M. Stairs to second on S. Ponson's throwing error
- E. Marrero walked, T. Long scored, M. Stairs to third, E. Brown to second
- M. Stairs scored, E. Brown to third, E. Marrero to second on wild pitch
Top 3rd: Baltimore
- B. Roberts homered to deep right
Top 4th: Baltimore
- R. Palmeiro homered to deep right
- B.J. Surhoff doubled to deep left center, J. Lopez scored
- J. Gibbons homered to deep right, B.J. Surhoff scored
- M. Mora doubled to deep right center, D. Newhan scored
- R. Palmeiro singled to right center, M. Mora scored, M. Tejada to third
Top 7th: Baltimore
- R. Palmeiro singled to center, M. Tejada scored
- J. Gibbons doubled to deep right, R. Palmeiro scored
Top 9th: Baltimore
- S. Fasano homered to deep left
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 .376
D. Newhan lf 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .200
M. Mora 3b 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .291
M. Tejada ss 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .333
R. Palmeiro 1b 5 2 4 5 0 0 2 .246
J. Lopez c 5 1 1 0 0 2 4 .279
    G. Gil c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
B.J. Surhoff dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .275
    S. Fasano dh 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .600
J. Gibbons rf 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .271
    K. Reed pr-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
J. Fiorentino cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400
 Totals 42 12 15 12 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - M Mora 2 (11, J Lima, J Cerda); B Surhoff (1, J Lima); J Gibbons (11, M MacDougal).
HR - B Roberts (11, 3rd inning off J Lima 0 on, 0 Out), R Palmeiro (4, 4th inning off J Lima 0 on, 0 Out), J Gibbons (6, 4th inning off J Lima 1 on, 0 Out), S Fasano (2, 9th inning off L Nunez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Palmeiro 5 (15), B Roberts (33), B Surhoff (10), J Gibbons 3 (20), M Mora (20), S Fasano (3).
2-out RBI - R Palmeiro 3, M Mora, J Gibbons.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Palmeiro 1, J Lopez 1, J Fiorentino 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - R Palmeiro (2, 2nd base off M MacDougal/J Buck), D Newhan (3, 2nd base off A Sisco/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
E - S Ponson (2, throw).
DP - 3 (J Lopez-B Roberts, M Tejada-B Roberts-R Palmeiro, M Mora-B Roberts-R Palmeiro).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Berroa ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .247
T. Long lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .214
T. Graffanino 1b 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .247
M. Stairs dh 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 .271
E. Brown rf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .228
E. Marrero cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 .187
J. Buck c 3 0 0 1 0 3 4 .173
M. Teahen 3b 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .276
R. Gotay 2b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .217
 Totals 36 8 12 6 5 9 17  
 Batting
2B - M Stairs (6, S Ponson); E Marrero (4, S Ponson); M Teahen (4, S Ponson); R Gotay (4, J Julio).
SF - J Buck.
RBI - T Graffanino (5), M Stairs (12), E Brown (12), J Buck (9), M Teahen (7), E Marrero (9).
2-out RBI - M Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Marrero 1, A Berroa 1, R Gotay 1, M Teahen 2.
GIDP - T Graffanino, E Brown.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - R Gotay (2, 2nd base by J Parrish/J Lopez).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Ponson 1.1 8 8 6 0 0 0 5.94
J. Parrish (W, 1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 3 4 0 1.00
S. Reed 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.52
S. Kline (H, 2) 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.79
J. Julio (H, 5) 1.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 2.18
B.J. Ryan (S, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.64
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lima 3.0 8 7 7 0 1 3 7.77
J. Cerda (L, 1-3) 2.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 6.00
M. MacDougal 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.74
A. Sisco 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.93
L. Nunez 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.38
WP - S Ponson, J Parrish, M MacDougal, J Julio.
IBB - M Tejada 2 (by J Cerda, A Sisco).
Pitches-strikes - S Ponson 45-30; J Parrish 41-20; S Reed 30-18; S Kline 17-8; J Julio 36-24; B Ryan 6-5; J Lima 59-36; J Cerda 48-25; M MacDougal 24-13; A Sisco 16-5; L Nunez 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Ponson 2-3; J Parrish 0-0; S Reed 2-4; S Kline 4-1; J Julio 0-2; B Ryan 0-0; J Lima 1-7; J Cerda 1-6; M MacDougal 0-3; A Sisco 1-2; L Nunez 1-0.
Batters faced - S Ponson 13; J Parrish 7; S Reed 8; S Kline 5; J Julio 8; B Ryan 1; J Lima 17; J Cerda 12; M MacDougal 7; A Sisco 5; L Nunez 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Ejections: BALTIMORE's Surhoff by Darling (7th).
Time: 3:21.
Attendance: 13,274.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
BALTIMORE'S SIDNEY PONSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING DUE TO AN APPARENT LEFT SHIN INJURY.
BALTIMORE'S SIDNEY PONSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING DUE TO A LEFT CALF CONTUSION.
BALTIMORE'S MIGUEL TEJADA SINGLED IN THE SEVENTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
BALTIMORE'S B.J. SURGHOFF WAS EJECTED IN THE SEVENTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE GARY DARLING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 1:07 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
R. Palmeiro R. Palmeiro
4-5, 1 HR
5 RBI
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
2-4
1 RBI