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Royals 3

(3-3, 1-3 away)

Rangers 5

(4-3, 2-2 home)

    3:05 PM ET, March 4, 2009

    Surprise Stadium, Surprise, Arizona 

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    KC 000010110 3 - -
    TEX 11000030 - 5 - -
     
    
    KANSAS CITY (3) AT TEXAS (5)
    
     KANSAS CITY      AB  R  H BI  TEXAS            AB  R  H BI
     C Crisp cf        3  0  2  1  I Kinsler 2b      2  1  1  0 
     D Robinson pr-cf  1  1  1  0  O Vizquel 2b      2  0  1  0 
     A Callaspo 2b     3  0  0  0  M Young 3b        2  0  1  1 
     T Murphy 2b       0  0  0  0  T Metcalf 3b      2  0  0  0 
     D DeJesus lf      3  0  0  0  J Hamilton cf     2  0  0  0 
     C Lubanski lf     1  0  0  0  J Borbon cf       2  0  0  0 
     R Gload 1b        3  0  0  0  H Blalock dh      2  1  0  0 
     K Ka'aihue 1b     1  0  0  0  M Byrd rf         2  0  1  0 
     M Jacobs dh       3  0  0  0  C Gentry rf       0  0  0  0 
     R Shealy ph-dh    1  0  0  0  D Murphy lf       2  0  0  0 
     A Gordon 3b       3  1  1  1  B Boggs lf        0  1  0  0 
     C Smith 3b        1  0  0  0  C Davis 1b        1  1  0  0 
     B Pena c          2  1  1  0  J Smoak 1b        1  1  1  3 
     C Clark c         0  0  0  0  J Saltalamacchia  2  0  1  1 
     M Tupman ph       1  0  0  0  T Teagarden c     1  0  0  0 
     L Hernandez ss    3  0  1  0  E Andrus ss       2  0  0  0 
     M Lisson ss       1  0  0  0  G Duran ss        1  0  0  0 
     S Costa rf        3  0  0  0  
     J Duarte rf       1  0  0  0  
     TOTALS           34  3  6  2  TOTALS           26  5  6  5
    
     KANSAS CITY               000 010 110 --  3
     TEXAS                     110 000 30x --  5
    
     E--T Metcalf. DP--KANSAS CITY 3. LOB--KANSAS CITY
     6, TEXAS 1. 2B--C Crisp, J Saltalamacchia, I 
     Kinsler. HR--A Gordon 1 (2) (off D Mathis), J 
     Smoak 1 (1) (off D Cortes). SB--B Pena 1 (1). S--C
     Gentry.
                                       IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
      KANSAS CITY
     B Bannister                        3   3   2   2   1   2   0
     L Hochevar                         3   2   0   0   0   2   0
     D Cortes (L,0-1)                   1   1   3   3   2   1   1
     Y Yabuta                           1   0   0   0   0   1   0
      TEXAS
     K Millwood                         3   2   0   0   1   2   0
     D Holland                          2   2   1   1   0   1   0
     D Mathis (W,1-1)                   2   1   1   1   0   1   1
     W Eyre                             1   1   1   0   1   0   0
     F Francisco (S,1)                  1   0   0   0   0   1   0
    
     BALK--D Holland. SO--KC: M Jacobs 2, J Duarte, C 
     Crisp, R Gload. TEX: J Hamilton, H Blalock, E 
     Andrus, J Saltalamacchia, T Metcalf, T Teagarden. 
     BB--KC: B Pena, T Murphy. TEX: H Blalock, C Davis,
     B Boggs. T--2:20. A--3,331.
    

    Game Information

    StadiumSurprise Stadium, Surprise, AZ
    Umpires, First Base - Casey Moser, Second Base - Delfin Colon