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Royals 4, Yankees 0
Zack Greinke lowered his ERA to 0.60 on Wednesday night. (Ed Zurga/AP)
Zack Greinke helped the Royals improve to 6-2 with eight shutout innings in the rain against the Yankees, who marched a series of relievers to the hill before scheduled starter Ian Kennedy due to the weather. John Buck's homer was all the Royals needed.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (4-5)
Lost 2
Kansas City 4, NY Yankees 0   KC
Kansas City (6-2)
Won 3
April 9, 2008
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NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 4/9/08  |  Recap: NYY | KC  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Royals stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH3010122.212
Cano, 2B4010002.194
Abreu, RF4000001.333
Rodriguez, 3B4020000.303
Matsui, LF2000200.333
Giambi, 1B4000004.056
Molina, C4010012.278
Cabrera, CF3010001.300
Gonzalez, SS3010002.333
Totals310703314 

BATTING
2B: Molina (3, Greinke), Rodriguez (4, Greinke), Gonzalez (1, Greinke), Damon (2, Greinke).
TB: Damon 2; Cano; Rodriguez 3; Molina 2; Cabrera; Gonzalez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon 2; Giambi; Cano; Molina.
GIDP: Cano; Abreu; Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gathright, CF4010011.219
Grudzielanek, 2B3110101.407
Teahen, LF1000310.286
Guillen, RF4011013.152
Butler, DH3010102.406
Gordon, 3B3110122.303
Gload, 1B4111021.345
Buck, C4121011.250
Pena, SS4001011.040
Totals304846912 

BATTING
2B: Butler (4, Bruney), Gload (1, Kennedy).
HR: Buck (1, 5th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Gathright; Grudzielanek; Guillen; Butler 2; Gordon; Gload 2; Buck 5.
RBI: Buck (5), Guillen (4), Gload (3), Pena (2).
2-out RBI: Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Buck; Guillen; Butler.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gathright (6, 2nd base off Farnsworth/Molina).
CS: Gordon (1, 2nd base by Farnsworth/Molina), Gathright (1, 3rd base by Farnsworth/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Pena-Grudzielanek-Gload 2, Grudzielanek-Gload).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bruney 2.01001400.00
Traber 1.01001100.00
Farnsworth (L, 0-1)2.04222115.06
Kennedy 3.022223013.50
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Greinke (W, 2-0)8.06002200.60
Yabuta 0.11001000.00
Gobble (S, 1)0.20000100.00

Pitches-strikes: Bruney 36-21, Traber 19-9, Farnsworth 30-18, Kennedy 52-32, Greinke 107-73, Yabuta 16-7, Gobble 6-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bruney 2-0, Traber 1-1, Farnsworth 3-0, Kennedy 4-2, Greinke 14-8, Yabuta 1-0, Gobble 0-1.
Batters faced: Bruney 8, Traber 5, Farnsworth 10, Kennedy 13, Greinke 29, Yabuta 3, Gobble 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Gobble 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 52 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 19,007.

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