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Luke a force in win
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Royals 6, Blue Jays 2
Luke Hochevar allowed two runs on four hits and two walks in 6 2/3 innings. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
Luke Hochevar came up from Triple-A Omaha and gave the Royals what they needed to end their eight-game slide, with 6 2/3 strong innings. The Kansas City bats responded in the fifth, as Mark Teahen hit a two-run homer, and Willie Bloomquist tripled with the bases loaded.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (24-31)
Won 1
Kansas City 6, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (31-27)
Lost 1
June 6, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0   6 9 1
Toronto
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 0
Standings thru 6/6/09  |  Recap: KC | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
DeJesus, LF 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .232
Bloomquist, SS-RF 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 .283
Butler, B, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .281
Jacobs, DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .234
Guillen, J, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .255
  Pena, T, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053
Teahen, 3B 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 .276
Callaspo, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .292
Pena, B, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .333
  Olivo, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Maier, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .246
Totals 34 6 9 6 3 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Callaspo (18, Richmond), Pena, B (3, Camp), Butler, B (17, Carlson).
3B: Bloomquist (4, Richmond).
HR: Teahen (7, 5th inning off Richmond, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Teahen 5; Butler, B 2; Callaspo 2; Jacobs; Guillen, J; Bloomquist 3; Pena, B 3.
RBI: Teahen 3 (20), Bloomquist 3 (9).
2-out RBI: Bloomquist 3; Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Butler, B; DeJesus; Callaspo.
GIDP: Maier, Teahen.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Teahen (5, throw).
DP: 3 (Teahen-Callaspo-Butler, B, Butler, B-Bloomquist-Butler, B, Pena, T-Butler, B).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .297
Bautista, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265
Rios, A, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .263
Wells, V, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253
Lind, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .311
Millar, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
Overbay, 1B 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .294
Chavez, R, C 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 .286
McDonald, Jo, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .227
Totals 29 2 4 2 3 4 7  

BATTING
2B: Overbay (16, Hochevar).
HR: Chavez, R (1, 3rd inning off Hochevar, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: McDonald, Jo; Bautista; Chavez, R 4; Overbay 2.
RBI: Chavez, R 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, R 2.
GIDP: Rios, A, Lind, Wells, V.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (McDonald, Jo-Scutaro-Overbay 2).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hochevar (W, 1-2) 6.2 4 2 2 2 3 1 7.85
Farnsworth (H, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.15
Soria 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.74
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (L, 4-3) 4.2 5 5 5 2 2 1 3.99
Camp 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.03
Carlson 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 5.14
Ryan, B 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.43

Pitches-strikes: Hochevar 91-58, Farnsworth 11-8, Soria 9-5, Richmond 70-42, Camp 31-20, Carlson 29-19, Ryan, B 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hochevar 9-3, Farnsworth 1-2, Soria 1-1, Richmond 5-1, Camp 4-1, Carlson 0-1, Ryan, B 1-1.
Batters faced: Hochevar 25, Farnsworth 4, Soria 3, Richmond 20, Camp 8, Carlson 6, Ryan, B 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Farnsworth 2-0, Camp 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 60 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 16,552.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
June 6, 2009
June 6, 2009

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