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Royals edge Marlins
Royals 5, Marlins 4
Brian Bannister threw 53 of his 77 pitches for strikes on Sunday. (Dick Whipple/AP)
 German's go-ahead RBI
Esteban German broke a 4-4 tie with an RBI double in the sixth inning, sending the Royals to a Father's Day win over the Marlins. Brian Bannister allowed four runs in six-plus innings. Zach Greinke tossed two innings of perfect relief. Alex Gordon had two hits, one RBI one and one run scored.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (33-37)
Lost 1
Kansas City 5, Florida 4   KC
Kansas City (28-42)
Won 1
June 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0   4 10 2
Kansas City
0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 6/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Royals Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Amezaga, SS3110101.250
Uggla, 2B3000002.262
Ramirez, DH4021011.322
Cabrera, 3B4000011.332
Willingham, LF4230000.265
Hermida, RF4122011.231
Olivo, C4000003.248
Boone, 1B3021001.274
  1-Abercrombie, PR0000000.212
Carroll, CF3000012.000
Totals3241041412 


1-Ran for Boone in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Willingham 2 (19, Bannister, Bannister), Ramirez (17, Bannister), Boone (10, Bannister).
HR: Hermida (6, 6th inning off Bannister, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Amezaga; Ramirez 3; Willingham 5; Hermida 5; Boone 3.
RBI: Boone (26), Ramirez (21), Hermida 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Hermida 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boone; Uggla; Carroll.
S: Uggla; Carroll.
SF: Boone.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abercrombie (6, 2nd base off Dotel/LaRue), Willingham (4, 2nd base off Bannister/LaRue).
CS: Ramirez (5, 2nd base by Bannister/LaRue).

FIELDING
E: Carroll 2 (2, missed catch, throw).
DP: (Cabrera-Uggla-Boone).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4110002.268
German, 2B3011122.266
Teahen, RF4110012.285
Sweeney, DH3000103.245
Brown, LF3111100.238
  Gathright, LF0000000.286
Gordon, 3B4121002.215
Shealy, 1B4010013.211
LaRue, C4011020.179
Pena, SS4120002.280
Totals3351043616 

BATTING
2B: German (8, Olsen).
TB: DeJesus; German 2; Teahen; Brown; Gordon 2; Shealy; LaRue; Pena 2.
RBI: LaRue (7), Brown (27), Gordon (17), German (20).
2-out RBI: Brown; Gordon; German.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney; German; Shealy; Teahen.
GIDP: Pena.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: DeJesus (2, 2nd base off Olsen/Olivo).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Teahen (Ramirez at 3rd base).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Olsen (L, 5-6)6.010543504.89
Miller 2.00000103.31
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bannister (W, 4-3)6.09441113.21
Greinke (H, 5)2.00000205.09
Dotel (S, 5)1.01000102.79

Bannister pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Olsen 99-61, Miller 27-17, Bannister 77-53, Greinke 22-14, Dotel 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Olsen 5-8, Miller 3-2, Bannister 6-9, Greinke 2-2, Dotel 1-1.
Batters faced: Olsen 30, Miller 6, Bannister 26, Greinke 6, Dotel 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Greinke 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 2:30.
Att: 19,433.

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