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Tough night for Tallet
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Royals 11, Blue Jays 3
Brian Tallet was chased in the Royals' four-run fifth without recording an out. (Ed Zurga/AP)
Things looked promising for the Jays in the first when Vernon Wells' RBI single marked the first earned run off KC starter Zack Greinke dating back to last season. But Jays starter Brian Tallet suffered his worst start of the season, giving up three homers among 10 earned runs.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (15-8)
Lost 1
Kansas City 11, Toronto 3   KC
Kansas City (11-10)
Won 1
April 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 8 0
Kansas City
0 1 3 2 4 1 0 0 X   11 15 2
Standings thru 4/29/09  |  Recap: TOR | KC  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Royals stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .274
  McDonald, Jo, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .376
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .237
Wells, V, CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .281
  Bautista, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .342
Lind, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .303
Rolen, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .317
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
Barajas, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .299
Snider, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259
Totals 35 3 8 1 2 9 18  

BATTING
2B: Scutaro (3, Greinke), Barajas (7, Greinke).
TB: Wells, V; Barajas 3; Rios, A; Scutaro 2; Rolen; Hill, A 2.
RBI: Wells, V (13).
2-out RBI: Wells, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snider; McDonald, Jo.
GIDP: Rios, A, Bautista.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Barajas (2).

 
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .247
  DeJesus, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Bloomquist, LF 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .333
Teahen, 3B 5 1 1 2 0 0 4 .320
Guillen, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .207
  Maier, RF-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Butler, B, 1B 5 4 4 4 0 0 0 .242
Jacobs, DH 3 1 2 1 2 0 0 .250
Callaspo, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .375
Aviles, SS 3 1 2 2 0 0 2 .205
  a-Pena, T, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Olivo, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .178
Totals 39 11 15 10 3 2 15  

a-Flied out for Aviles in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Aviles (3, Tallet), Crisp 2 (6, Tallet, Camp), Butler, B (4, Tallet), Callaspo 2 (7, Tallet, Tallet), Jacobs (5, Camp).
3B: Aviles (1, Tallet).
HR: Butler, B 2 (2, 2nd inning off Tallet, 0 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out), Teahen (3, 4th inning off Tallet, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Teahen 4; Butler, B 11; Aviles 5; Callaspo 4; Crisp 4; Jacobs 3; Bloomquist 2.
RBI: Butler, B 4 (7), Jacobs (13), Teahen 2 (9), Aviles 2 (7), Callaspo (6).
2-out RBI: Butler, B 2; Jacobs; Teahen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Olivo 2; Aviles 2; Teahen; Pena, T.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Aviles (2, throw), Pena, T (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Teahen-Callaspo-Butler, B, Pena, T-Callaspo-Butler, B).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet (L, 1-1) 4.0 11 10 10 3 2 3 6.45
Camp 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.27
Frasor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Murphy, B 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Greinke (W, 5-0) 7.0 5 2 2 2 8 0 0.50
Wright, J 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.82
Cruz, J 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.86

Tallet pitched to 4 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Tallet , Greinke .
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 93-59, Camp 35-20, Frasor 20-13, Murphy, B 10-5, Greinke 111-70, Wright, J 15-9, Cruz, J 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 4-3, Camp 5-1, Frasor 1-2, Murphy, B 0-2, Greinke 4-8, Wright, J 2-0, Cruz, J 1-2.
Batters faced: Tallet 26, Camp 9, Frasor 4, Murphy, B 3, Greinke 28, Wright, J 4, Cruz, J 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:52 (:31 delay).
Att: 10,500.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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