Thursday, April 04, 2013
Royals Are Champs!!
Kansas City (AP) - The Kansas City Royals dispatched the defending champion Seattle Mariners in five games to win the 2009 Millennium League World Series. A recap of the games:
Game 1 - KC scores 5 runs in the top of the 9th to come back and win 7-4. Belisaio gets the win. Hoffman gets the loss. Broxton with the save.
Game 2 - Another comeback win for the Royals. 1 run in the 8th and 3 in the 9th to take an 8-6 lead. Belisario shut down the Mariners in the 9th after pitching the 7th and 8th to earn the victory. K-Rod was roughed up for the loss allowing 3 runs on 3 hits and not registering an out.
Game 3 - To KC! Royals pull ahead in the bottom on the 6th and the bullpen held on and shut out the Mariners the rest of the way. Drew has 2 HR's.
Game 4 - Pujols comes up big for the M's and they are able to hold on to win 8-7.
Game 5 - KC has a big inning in the 6th scoring 5 run on 6 hits including a 2 run HR by Adrian Gonzalez. Troncosco came in in the 5th inning and threw 3 solid innings in relief and Broxton got the save in the 9th.