View Full Version : Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros Game Thread (6/18)

06-18-2006, 09:00 AM
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<tr> <td>Final</td> <td> 1 </td> <td> 2 </td><td> 3 </td><td> 4 </td><td> 5 </td><td> 6 </td><td> 7 </td><td> 8 </td><td> 9 </td><td> R </td><td> H </td><td> E </td></tr>
<tr> <td> KC (19-49) </td> <td> 0 </td> <td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 4 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 3 </td><td> 7 </td><td> 8 </td><td> 0 </td></tr>
<tr> <td> HOU (36-34) </td> <td> 0 </td> <td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 1 </td><td> 1 </td><td> 2 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 0 </td><td> 4 </td><td> 8 </td><td> 0 </td></tr>

<Font COLOR=blue><B>The road to 121: Game 68</B></font>

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Brandon Duckworth 5.2IP 2R 2ER 1BB 3K
Blown Save, (3) Elmer Dessens 1.1IP 2R 2ER 2BB 0K
Win, (2-1) Jimmy Gobble 1IP 0R 0ER 0BB 0K
Save, (10) Ambiorix Burgos 1IP 0R 0ER 0BB 1K


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Andy Pettitte 7IP 4R 4ER 0BB 5K
Trever Miller 0.2IP 0R 0ER 0BB 2K
Loss, (3-2) Chad Qualls 0.2IP 3R 3ER 1BB 0K
Dan Wheeler 0.2IP 0R 0ER 0BB 0K

Starting Lineups

<font COLOR=blue><U>KC</U></font>

1. Esteban German, CF
1. David DeJesus, CF
2. Mark Grudzielanek, 2B
3. Reggie Sanders, RF
4. Emil Brown, LF
5. Tony Graffanino, 3B
5. Elmer Dessens, P
5. Jimmy Gobble, P
5. Matt Stairs, ph
5. Ambiorix Burgos, P
6. Doug Mientkiewicz, 1B
7. Angel Berroa, SS
8. John Buck, C
9. Brandon Duckworth, P
9. Mark Teahen, 3B

<font COLOR=red><U>HOU</U></font>

1. Craig Biggio, 2B
2. Mike Lamb, 1B/3B
3. Chris Burke, CF
4. Lance Berkman, RF/1B
5. Morgan Ensberg, 3B
5. Trever Miller, P
5. Chad Qualls, P
5. Dan Wheeler, P
6. Preston Wilson, LF
7. Brad Ausmus, C
8. Adam Everett, SS
9. Andy Pettitte, P
9. Orlando Palmeiro, ph/RF

06-18-2006, 09:31 AM
Go Royals...

Hammock Parties
06-18-2006, 09:32 AM
It would be nice if you guys beat the Asstros. I have hometown hate for them.

06-18-2006, 11:08 AM
It would be nice if you guys beat the Asstros. I have hometown hate for them.

Sorry, but I think we are going to lose #50 today before heading off to our next defeat. We've got a lot of games to lose to make up for the couple we somehow won recently to get back on record pace.

06-18-2006, 12:05 PM
Top 1st

German strikes out (swinging)
Grudzielanek lines out to right
Sanders flies out to right

0 runs, 0 hits

Bottom 1st

Biggio pops out to shortstop
Lamb grounds out to shortstop
Burke doubles to left
Berkman lines out to third

0 runs, 1 hit

06-18-2006, 12:17 PM
Top 2nd

Brown grounds out to second
Graffanino hits infield single to third
Mientkiewicz grounds into a 4-6-3 double play, Graffanino out at second

0 runs, 1 hit

Bottom 2nd

Ensberg grounds out to shortstop
Wilson strikes out (swinging)
Ausmus flies out to center

0 runs, 0 hits

06-18-2006, 12:29 PM
Top 3rd

Berroa grounds out to third
Buck singles to center
Duckworth sacrifices (bunt) to catcher 2-4, Buck to second
German strikes out (swinging)

Bottom 3rd

Everett grounds out to third
Pettitte grounds out to pitcher
Biggio grounds out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits

06-18-2006, 12:43 PM
Top 4th

Grudzielanek lines out to first
Sanders strikes out (swinging)
Brown flies out to center

0 runs, 0 hits

Bottom 4th

Lamb grounds out to first 3-1
Burke doubles to left
Berkman strikes out (swinging)
Ensberg grounds out to catcher

0 runs, 1 hit

06-18-2006, 01:03 PM
Top 5th

Graffanino grounds out to third
Mientkiewicz grounds out to third
Berroa strikes out (swinging)

0 runs, 0 hits

Bottom 5th

Wilson homers to left
Ausmus doubles to right
Everett singles to left, Ausmus to third
Pettitte sacrifices (bunt) to catcher, Everett to second
Biggio pops out to third
Lamb strikes out (swinging)

1 run, 3 hits

06-18-2006, 01:23 PM
Top 6th

Buck homers to right
Duckworth doubles to left
German sacrifices (bunt) to third, Duckworth to third
Grudzielanek doubles to center, Duckworth scores
Sanders homers to right, Grudzielanek scores
Brown flies out to center
Graffanino flies out to left

4 runs, 4 hits

Bottom 6th

Burke fouls out to catcher
Berkman singles to right
Ensberg walks, Berkman to second
Ensberg to second, Berkman to third on a Wild Pitch
Wilson grounds out to third, Berkman scores

Elmer Dessens relieves Duckworth, batting 5th

Mark Teahen replaces Graffanino at 3B, batting 9th

Ausmus flies out to right

1 run, 1 hit

06-18-2006, 01:52 PM
Top 7th

Mientkiewicz flies out to right
Berroa grounds out to shortstop
Buck strikes out (swinging)

0 runs, 0 hits

Bottom 7th

David DeJesus replaces German in CF

Everett grounds out to third

Orlando Palmeiro bats for Pettitte

Palmeiro walks
Biggio doubles to left, Palmeiro to third
Lamb grounds out to second, Biggio to third, Palmeiro scores
Burke doubles to left, Biggio scores
Berkman intentionally walked
Ensberg flies out to right

2 runs, 2 hits

06-18-2006, 02:15 PM
Top 8th

Palmeiro comes in at RF

Trever Miller relieves Pettitte, batting 5th

Lamb moves to 3B

Berkman moves to 1B

Teahen strikes out (swinging) 2-3
DeJesus strikes out (looking)

Chad Qualls relieves Miller

Grudzielanek grounds out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits

Bottom 8th

Jimmy Gobble relieves Dessens

Wilson grounds out to shortstop
Ausmus grounds out to second
Everett flies out to center

0 runs, 0 hits

06-18-2006, 02:29 PM
Top 9th

Sanders grounds out to third
Brown doubles to center

Matt Stairs bats for Gobble

Stairs walks
Mientkiewicz homers to right, Stairs and Brown scores

Dan Wheeler relieves Qualls

Berroa flies out to right
Buck grounds out to shortstop

3 runs, 2 hits

Bottom 9th

Ambiorix Burgos relieves Gobble

Palmeiro flies out to left
Biggio strikes out (swinging)
Lamb flies out to left

0 runs, 0 hits

Royals win, 7-4

06-18-2006, 03:02 PM
Wow they won a series...

06-18-2006, 03:07 PM
Burgos actually looked good in the 9th too!

06-18-2006, 04:30 PM
World Series here we come.

06-18-2006, 04:45 PM
We won a series! We won a series! PBJ PBJ PBJ

06-18-2006, 04:54 PM
World Series here we come.
Glass is a cheapskate; he wouldn't buy the whole team tickets.