Houston 6, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(29-38)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 6 10 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 9 3
WP: R. Oswalt (8-7)
LP: D.J. Carrasco (2-2)
(24-44)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- M. Ensberg hit sacrifice fly to right center, W. Taveras scored, M. Lamb to third
Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Biggio doubled to deep left, W. Taveras scored
Top 7th: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to center, W. Taveras scored, C. Biggio to second
Top 8th: Houston
- C. Burke singled to right, J. Lane scored, B. Ausmus to third
- W. Taveras safe at first on second baseman R. Gotay's fielding error, B. Ausmus and C. Burke scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- T. Long singled to center, A. Berroa scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- R. Gotay tripled to deep center, S. Costa scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 3 3 0 1 0 1 .289
C. Biggio 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .268
M. Lamb dh 4 0 1 1 1 1 2 .212
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .246
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 6 .275
J. Lane rf 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .248
A. Everett ss 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .241
B. Ausmus c 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .212
C. Burke lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .184
 Totals 35 6 10 4 6 5 22  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (19, D Carrasco).
S - C Biggio.
SF - M Ensberg.
RBI - M Ensberg (41), C Biggio (27), M Lamb (23), C Burke (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lane 1, M Ensberg 3, C Burke 1.
GIDP - B Ausmus 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ensberg-C Biggio-L Berkman).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Berroa ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
D. DeJesus cf 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .291
    J. McEwing ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310
T. Long lf-cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .278
M. Stairs 1b-lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .255
E. Brown rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .289
S. Costa dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .333
T. Graffanino 3b-1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .318
R. Gotay 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .246
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219
 Totals 35 2 9 2 1 4 11  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (9, R Oswalt); T Long (13, R Oswalt); A Berroa (12, R Oswalt).
3B - R Gotay (2, R Springer).
RBI - T Long (20), R Gotay (23).
2-out RBI - T Long, R Gotay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Stairs 3, E Brown 1, J Buck 1.
GIDP - S Costa.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - T Long (1, bobble); T Graffanino (6, throw); R Gotay (5, ground ball).
DP - 2 (R Gotay-A Berroa-M Stairs, A Berroa-R Gotay-M Stairs).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 8-7) 8.0 7 1 1 1 4 0 2.72
R. Springer 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.56
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D.J. Carrasco (L, 2-2) 7.0 7 3 3 5 2 0 2.56
J. Affeldt 1.0 2 3 1 1 1 0 3.86
L. Nunez 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 8.20
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 108-72; R Springer 28-19; D Carrasco 106-59; J Affeldt 35-18; L Nunez 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 14-6; R Springer 2-1; D Carrasco 12-7; J Affeldt 0-2; L Nunez 0-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 31; R Springer 5; D Carrasco 32; J Affeldt 7; L Nunez 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Time: 2:40.
Attendance: 26,523.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.

Updated on Sunday, Jun 19, 2005 3:06 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
W. Taveras W. Taveras
3-4
0 RBI
 Kansas City
T. Long T. Long
2-4
1 RBI