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Royals 4, Rockies 2
Todd Helton thought he made the tag on Joey Gathright on Wednesday. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
Aaron Cook was not on top of his game against the Royals, and it didn't help that his defense made two errors. The right-hander gave up four runs -- three earned -- as Colorado was swept by Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (32-47)
Lost 4
Kansas City 4, Colorado 2   KC
Kansas City (36-43)
Won 5
June 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 7 2
Kansas City
0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 X   4 8 1
Standings thru 6/25/08  |  Recap: COL | KC  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Royals stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Taveras, W, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Spilborghs, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .303
Holliday, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .328
Helton, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .267
Atkins, G, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .307
Hawpe, RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .263
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .331
Iannetta, C 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .269
Quintanilla, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .272
Totals 32 2 7 2 2 5 10  

BATTING
2B: Iannetta (9, Hochevar), Helton (14, Hochevar).
HR: Hawpe (10, 7th inning off Hochevar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iannetta 2; Atkins, G; Hawpe 5; Quintanilla; Spilborghs; Helton 2.
RBI: Iannetta (23), Hawpe (31).
2-out RBI: Iannetta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Helton; Taveras, W; Atkins, G.
GIDP: Barmes, Quintanilla.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Spilborghs (2, 2nd base by Hochevar/Buck).

FIELDING
E: Atkins, G (9, throw), Quintanilla (2, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Barmes-Quintanilla-Helton, Iannetta-Atkins, G).

 
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
DeJesus, LF 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .312
Aviles, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333
Gordon, A, 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .262
Guillen, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
Teahen, DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .256
Buck, C 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .249
Gload, 1B 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 .261
Callaspo, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .290
Gathright, CF 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .240
Totals 31 4 8 4 0 3 13  

BATTING
2B: Gload 2 (8, Cook, Cook).
TB: Gload 5; Teahen; DeJesus 2; Buck 2.
RBI: DeJesus (39), Gordon, A (35), Gload 2 (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen, J; Gathright.
SF: Gordon, A.
GIDP: Aviles.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Buck (3, 3rd base by Cook/Iannetta).

FIELDING
E: Aviles (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Aviles-Gload 2).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cook (L, 10-5) 5.1 8 4 3 0 2 0 3.64
Corpas 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.92
Herges 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.52
Fuentes 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.01
 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hochevar (W, 5-5) 8.0 7 2 2 2 3 1 4.60
Soria (S, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.29

HBP: DeJesus (by Cook).
Pitches-strikes: Cook 98-71, Corpas 9-7, Herges 9-6, Fuentes 7-6, Hochevar 95-64, Soria 15-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cook 9-3, Corpas 2-0, Herges 2-1, Fuentes 0-1, Hochevar 16-2, Soria 1-0.
Batters faced: Cook 25, Corpas 2, Herges 4, Fuentes 2, Hochevar 31, Soria 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Corpas 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Campos. 1B: Mike Muchlinski. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:28.
Att: 16,615.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008

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