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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to first
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to right
- R. Sanders ground rule double to right, D. DeJesus to third
- E. Brown grounded out to third, D. DeJesus scored, R. Sanders to third
- T. Graffanino struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio flied out to left center
- M. Lamb flied out to center
- C. Burke struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Houston 0

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Berroa struck out swinging
- M. Teahen tripled to center
- J. Buck singled to shortstop, M. Teahen scored
- S. Elarton sacrificed to pitcher, J. Buck to second
- D. DeJesus walked
- M. Grudzielanek grounded into fielder's choice, D. DeJesus out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- L. Berkman grounded out to second
- J. Lane flied out to right
- P. Wilson popped out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- R. Sanders struck out swinging
- E. Brown flied out to right
- T. Graffanino grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- E. Munson grounded out to second
- A. Everett lined out to third
- W. Rodriguez fouled out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- A. Berroa struck out swinging
- M. Teahen grounded out to second
- J. Buck struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Biggio popped out to third
- M. Lamb flied out to left
- C. Burke flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Houston 0

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- S. Elarton doubled to left
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third
- R. Sanders doubled to left, S. Elarton scored
- E. Brown doubled to deep left center, R. Sanders scored
- T. Graffanino lined out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Houston 0

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- J. Lane flied out to right
- P. Wilson grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Houston 0

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- A. Berroa grounded out to second
- M. Teahen grounded out to second
- J. Buck grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Houston 0

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- E. Munson struck out swinging
- A. Everett singled to center
- W. Taveras hit for W. Rodriguez
- W. Taveras doubled to center, A. Everett to third
- C. Biggio singled to center, A. Everett and W. Taveras scored
- M. Lamb singled to right, C. Biggio to second
- M. Lamb picked off at first, catcher to first
- C. Burke struck out swinging

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Houston 2

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- C. Sampson relieved W. Rodriguez
- K. Robinson hit for S. Elarton
- K. Robinson grounded out to first
- D. DeJesus singled to center
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left, D. DeJesus to second
- 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
- T. Graffanino grounded out to pitcher

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- J. Peralta relieved S. Elarton
- D. Mientkiewicz at first
- L. Berkman flied out to center
- J. Lane doubled to center
- P. Wilson flied out to left
- E. Munson grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- A. Berroa grounded out to second
- M. Teahen grounded out to second
- J. Buck singled to right
- D. Mientkiewicz singled to left, J. Buck to second
- D. DeJesus hit by pitch, J. Buck to third, D. Mientkiewicz to second
- M. Grudzielanek lined out to pitcher

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- A. Everett singled to right
- O. Palmeiro hit for C. Sampson
- J. Gobble relieved J. Peralta
- O. Palmeiro grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. Everett out at second
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- R. Springer relieved C. Sampson
- R. Sanders popped out to shortstop
- E. Brown singled to right center
- J. Gobble reached on fielder's choice, E. Brown to second
- A. Berroa grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Gobble out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- M. Lamb fouled out to left
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- L. Berkman singled to center
- J. Lane popped out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 7, Houston 2
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
3-5
3 RBI
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
1-4
2 RBI