Kansas City 7, Houston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(18-48)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 7 14 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 0
WP: S. Elarton (2-8)
LP: W. Rodriguez (8-4)
(35-33)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- E. Brown grounded out to third, D. DeJesus scored, R. Sanders to third
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Buck singled to shortstop, M. Teahen scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- R. Sanders doubled to left, S. Elarton scored
- E. Brown doubled to deep left center, R. Sanders scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- C. Biggio singled to center, A. Everett and W. Taveras scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- R. Sanders singled to center, D. DeJesus scored, M. Grudzielanek to second
- E. Brown singled to center, R. Sanders and M. Grudzielanek scored, E. Brown out at second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 .263
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 7 .300
R. Sanders rf 5 2 3 2 0 1 0 .254
E. Brown lf 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 .270
T. Graffanino 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .233
    J. Peralta p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Gobble p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Berroa ss 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .254
M. Teahen 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .234
J. Buck c 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .221
S. Elarton p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    K. Robinson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
    D. Mientkiewicz 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271
 Totals 38 7 14 6 1 5 12  
 Batting
2B - R Sanders 2 (13, W Rodriguez 2); S Elarton (1, W Rodriguez); E Brown (15, W Rodriguez).
3B - M Teahen (3, W Rodriguez).
S - J Gobble , S Elarton.
RBI - E Brown 3 (29), J Buck (17), R Sanders 2 (34).
2-out RBI - R Sanders, E Brown.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Graffanino 2, M Grudzielanek 3.
GIDP - A Berroa.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Berroa-M Grudzielanek-D Mientkiewicz).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .285
M. Lamb 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .336
C. Burke cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .308
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .307
J. Lane rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .209
P. Wilson lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
E. Munson c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235
A. Everett ss 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .217
W. Rodriguez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .074
    W. Taveras ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .268
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 2 7 2 0 5 6  
 Batting
2B - W Taveras (8, S Elarton); J Lane (7, J Peralta).
RBI - C Biggio 2 (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Munson 1, C Burke 1.
GIDP - O Palmeiro.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
Picked Off - M Lamb (1st base, J Buck).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Burke (E Brown at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Lamb-C Biggio-L Berkman).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton (W, 2-8) 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 0 5.09
J. Peralta 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.55
J. Gobble 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.33
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (L, 8-4) 6.0 7 4 4 1 5 0 4.59
C. Sampson 2.0 6 3 3 0 0 0 3.52
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
HBP - D DeJesus (by C Sampson).
Pitches-strikes - S Elarton 82-55; J Peralta 13-10; J Gobble 20-14; W Rodriguez 87-58; C Sampson 28-18; R Springer 7-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Elarton 3-10; J Peralta 1-2; J Gobble 2-3; W Rodriguez 10-3; C Sampson 4-1; R Springer 3-1.
Batters faced - S Elarton 21; J Peralta 5; J Gobble 6; W Rodriguez 26; C Sampson 12; R Springer 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Brian Onora.
Time: 2:27.
Attendance: 36,328.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S SCOTT ELARTON HAS A PERFECT GAME THROUGH FIVE INNINGS.
THE SINGLE BY ADAM EVERETT IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING BROKE UP SCOTT ELARTON'S PERFECT GAME.

Updated on Friday, Jun 16, 2006 10:41 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
3-5
3 RBI
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
1-4
2 RBI