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Bats come alive late
Royals 6, Marlins 2
Emil Brown broke the game open in the sixth inning with a two-run double. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Mike Sweeney's bases-clearing, three-run double in the seventh inning opened up a five-run lead as the Royals ran their Interleague record to 7-3. Gil Meche turned in his best performance as a Royal, allowing just one run and six hits in eight strong innings for his fourth win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (32-36)
Lost 3
Kansas City 6, Florida 2   KC
Kansas City (27-41)
Won 2
June 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 8 1
Kansas City
0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 X   6 13 1
Standings thru 6/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Royals Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Amezaga, CF4010011.250
Uggla, 2B4000003.262
Ramirez, SS4000000.318
Cabrera, 3B4120010.336
Willingham, DH3000102.258
Hermida, RF3000102.213
Olivo, C4132000.236
Boone, 1B4010003.268
Borchard, LF4010024.195
Totals342822415 

BATTING
2B: Borchard (8, Meche), Cabrera (19, Meche).
HR: Olivo (5, 3rd inning off Meche, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Amezaga; Cabrera 3; Olivo 6; Boone; Borchard 2.
RBI: Olivo 2 (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uggla 2; Hermida; Borchard.
GIDP: Hermida.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez (14, fielding).
PB: Olivo (8).
DP: 2 (Ramirez-Uggla-Boone, Cabrera-Uggla-Boone).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF5130001.265
German, 2B3000004.260
Teahen, RF3221100.290
Sweeney, DH4013013.250
Gordon, 3B4120011.209
Brown, LF4022012.236
Shealy, 1B4010002.215
Buck, C4000002.264
Pena, SS4220001.277
Totals3561361316 

BATTING
2B: Gordon (12, Mitre), Brown (7, Mitre), Sweeney (9, Mitre).
TB: DeJesus 3; Teahen 2; Sweeney 2; Gordon 3; Brown 3; Shealy; Pena 2.
RBI: Teahen (36), Brown 2 (26), Sweeney 3 (29).
2-out RBI: Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney; Buck; Brown.
S: German.
GIDP: Brown; German.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: German (4, fielding).
DP: (Shealy-Pena-Meche).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mitre (L, 2-3)6.112661102.29
Pinto 0.20000204.70
Obermueller 1.01000005.32
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche (W, 4-6)8.06111313.00
Riske 0.12111003.14
Dotel (S, 4)0.20000103.12

IBB: Teahen (by Mitre).
Pitches-strikes: Mitre 88-60, Pinto 11-6, Obermueller 14-10, Meche 114-70, Riske 17-10, Dotel 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mitre 10-8, Pinto 0-0, Obermueller 2-1, Meche 11-10, Riske 0-1, Dotel 0-1.
Batters faced: Mitre 31, Pinto 2, Obermueller 4, Meche 30, Riske 4, Dotel 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Pinto 1-0, Dotel 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:38.
Att: 28,015.

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