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Royals 7, Rockies 3
Zack Greinke struck out 10 Rockies over six frames Tuesday. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
Zack Greinke continued to shine at The K, fanning 10 and walking none, and the bottom half of the Royals' order notched four runs on the way to their fourth straight win and ninth in 10 games. KC has scored 26 runs in its last three games.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (32-46)
Lost 3
Kansas City 7, Colorado 3   KC
Kansas City (35-43)
Won 4
June 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0   3 10 2
Kansas City
0 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 X   7 8 1
Standings thru 6/24/08  |  Recap: COL | KC  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Royals stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Spilborghs, CF4021010.304
Baker, DH4000033.281
Holliday, LF4121010.332
Helton, 1B4000031.267
Atkins, 3B4120000.308
Hawpe, RF4121011.259
Torrealba, C3010121.245
Tulowitzki, SS4000013.152
Barmes, 2B4010020.338
Totals3531031149 

BATTING
2B: Torrealba (13, Greinke), Hawpe (9, Greinke).
HR: Holliday (10, 6th inning off Greinke, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Spilborghs 2; Holliday 5; Atkins 2; Hawpe 3; Torrealba 2; Barmes.
RBI: Spilborghs (25), Holliday (38), Hawpe (30).
2-out RBI: Spilborghs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tulowitzki; Baker.
GIDP: Tulowitzki.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
PO: Spilborghs (1st base by Greinke).

FIELDING
E: Barmes (3, throw), Helton (3, throw).
DP: (Helton).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4011021.307
Aviles, M, 2B3221110.352
Gordon, 3B4112013.265
Guillen, LF2000200.291
Olivo, DH4011022.257
Teahen, RF3100122.256
Buck, C4110011.243
Gload, 1B4121000.249
Pena, SS3101011.154
Totals3178741010 

BATTING
2B: Buck (13, De La Rosa).
HR: Gordon (9, 7th inning off Speier, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: DeJesus; Aviles, M 2; Gordon 4; Olivo; Buck 2; Gload 2.
RBI: Olivo (27), Gload (12), DeJesus (38), Aviles, M (14), Pena (8), Gordon 2 (34).
2-out RBI: Olivo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen; Olivo.
S: Pena.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Gordon (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Teahen (Hawpe at 3rd base).
DP: (Gordon-Aviles, M-Gload).
Pickoffs: Greinke (Spilborghs at 1st base).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
De La Rosa (L, 2-4)4.25423406.23
Grilli 1.11111203.00
Speier 1.02220213.55
Buchholz 1.00000201.40
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Greinke (W, 7-4)6.093301013.40
Mahay (H, 12)1.00000102.04
Ramirez, R 2.01001302.84

Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa 81-48, Grilli 27-16, Speier 19-11, Buchholz 11-8, Greinke 99-70, Mahay 17-10, Ramirez, R 24-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: De La Rosa 4-5, Grilli 1-1, Speier 1-0, Buchholz 1-0, Greinke 2-4, Mahay 1-1, Ramirez, R 3-0.
Batters faced: De La Rosa 22, Grilli 6, Speier 5, Buchholz 3, Greinke 25, Mahay 4, Ramirez, R 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 85 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 3:01.
Att: 19,169.

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