Final

Royals 9

(14-15, 7-8 away)

Astros 6

(14-14, 6-9 home)

    2:05 PM ET, April 3, 2005

    Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas 

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    KC 040311000 9 - -
    HOU 000000510 6 - -
     
    
    KANSAS CITY (9) AT HOUSTON (6)
    
     KANSAS CITY      AB  R  H BI  HOUSTON          AB  R  H BI
     D DeJesus cf      4  0  0  0  A Everett ss      3  0  1  0 
     S Costa cf        1  0  0  0  E Bruntlett ss    2  1  2  0 
     T Graffanino 2b   4  0  1  1  C Biggio 2b       3  0  0  0 
     L Ugueto 2b       1  0  1  0  C Burke 2b        1  0  0  1 
     M Sweeney 1b      3  0  1  0  J Bagwell dh      3  0  0  0 
     M Stairs 1b       2  0  0  0  O Palmeiro dh     1  1  1  2 
     C Pickering dh    3  2  1  1  M Lamb 1b         4  0  1  1 
     E Marrero lf      2  2  1  0  M Ensberg 3b      5  1  2  0 
     M Diaz lf         2  0  1  0  L Scott lf        4  1  1  2 
     A Berroa ss       3  2  3  3  J Lane rf         4  0  1  0 
     A Sanchez ss      2  0  0  0  B Ausmus c        1  0  0  0 
     E Brown rf        4  1  2  1  R Chavez c        3  0  0  0 
     M Teahen 3b       3  1  1  1  W Taveras cf      3  2  1  0 
     B Butler 3b       2  0  0  0  
     A Castillo c      2  1  1  2  
     M Tupman c        1  0  0  0  
     TOTALS           39  9 13  9  TOTALS           37  6 10  6
    
     KANSAS CITY               040 311 000 --  9
     HOUSTON                   000 000 510 --  6
    
     E--E Bruntlett, L Ugueto. DP--HOUSTON 2. 
     LOB--KANSAS CITY 8, HOUSTON 11. 2B--O Palmeiro, A 
     Everett, E Bruntlett, J Lane, E Marrero, E Brown, 
     A Berroa, M Teahen, M Diaz. HR--L Scott 1 (7) (off
     B Buckner), A Castillo 1 (1) (off B Duckworth), C 
     Pickering 1 (1) (off D Wheeler), A Berroa 1 (1) 
     (off B Duckworth). SB--M Ensberg 1 (3). SF--O 
     Palmeiro.
                                       IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
      KANSAS CITY
     D Bautista (W,1-0)             5 2-3   3   0   0   2   5   0
     B Buckner                      1 1-3   5   5   5   0   2   1
     D Hughes                           1   1   1   1   1   0   0
     T McGill (S,1)                     1   1   0   0   0   0   0
      HOUSTON
     B Duckworth (L,1-2)                4  10   8   8   2   5   2
     D Wheeler                          2   2   1   1   1   0   1
     R Springer                         1   0   0   0   0   2   0
     C Qualls                           1   1   0   0   0   0   0
     B Lidge                            1   0   0   0   1   0   0
    
     HBP--B Ausmus by D Bautista, L Scott by D 
     Bautista, W Taveras by D Hughes, C Pickering by B 
     Duckworth. PB--A Castillo. SO--KAN: M Sweeney 2, E
     Brown, C Pickering, S Costa, M Teahen, B Butler. 
     HOU: J Lane 2, J Bagwell, R Chavez, W Taveras, L 
     Scott, A Everett. BB--KAN: A Castillo, E Marrero, 
     E Brown, C Pickering. HOU: M Lamb, J Lane, C 
     Burke. T--3:01. A--31,470.