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Monday, March 9, 2009:
Cubs 9, Royals 1
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Maier, CF3011000.304
Robinson, D, CF1000000.455
Bloomquist, 2B3000021.333
Callaspo, 2B1000000.217
Costa, LF3000010.300
Pena, B, LF1000000.313
Jacobs, 1B3010020.222
Shealy, 1B0000000.235
Butler, DH3010001.294
Gordon, 3B3000011.208
Smith, C, 3B0000000.267
Buck, J, C2000000.467
House, C1000000.000
Gload, RF2110000.500
Lubanski, RF1000000.500
Pena, T, SS2000001.222
Hernandez, L, SS1000000.333
Totals30141064.282
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, A, LF4112001.167
Taguchi, LF1013000.250
Fontenot, 2B3222100.367
Rivas, L, 2B1000001.211
Lee, D, 1B4011001.211
Snyder, RF1000011.250
Bradley, DH3000101.273
Ramirez, Ar, 3B3010001.318
Blanco, A, SS1000010.176
Hoffpauir, M, RF-1B4120022.324
Miles, SS-3B3110003.222
Bako, C4120001.500
Gathright, CF3311111.333
Totals3591293513.267
BATTING
TB: Maier; Jacobs; Butler; Gload.
RBI: Maier (7).
2-out RBI: Maier.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bloomquist.
GIDP: Butler.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Maier (1, 2nd base off Samardzija/Bako).

FIELDING
E: Wright, J (1, pickoff).

BATTING
2B: Lee, D (1, Bannister, B), Fontenot (3, Wright, J), Hoffpauir, M (2, Hochevar).
3B: Taguchi (1, Farnsworth).
HR: Soriano, A (2, 2nd inning off Bannister, B, 1 on, 2 out), Fontenot (2, 7th inning off Hochevar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano, A 4; Taguchi 3; Fontenot 6; Lee, D 2; Ramirez, Ar; Hoffpauir, M 3; Miles; Bako 2; Gathright.
RBI: Lee, D (1), Gathright (2), Soriano, A 2 (3), Fontenot 2 (6), Taguchi 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Gathright; Soriano, A 2; Fontenot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, Ar; Miles 2; Lee, D; Snyder.
SAC: Miles.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Fontenot-Miles-Lee, D).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bannister, B(L, 0-1)3.054421112.00
Wright, J1.02110009.00
Hochevar3.02110213.38
Farnsworth1.033312015.00
Totals8.012993524.58
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gaudin(W, 2-0)2.01000105.14
Samardzija(H, 1)3.02110206.75
Gregg(H, 2)1.00000100.00
Waddell1.01000201.50
Caridad1.00000000.00
Wells, R1.00000000.00
Totals9.04110603.97
WP: Samardzija.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bannister, B 4-2, Wright, J 1-2, Hochevar 3-3, Farnsworth 1-0, Gaudin 2-0, Samardzija 5-2, Gregg 1-0, Waddell 0-0, Caridad 2-0, Wells, R 2-0.
Batters faced: Bannister, B 16, Wright, J 5, Hochevar 11, Farnsworth 7, Gaudin 6, Samardzija 11, Gregg 3, Waddell 4, Caridad 3, Wells, R 3.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: . 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 69 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:17.
Att: 8,987.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media