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Game Story

Alex Gordon got the big hit and Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante spent all day setting the table. Gordon hit a three-run double in the first inning and Jeremy Guthrie pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 in their home opener Friday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
CWS 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 5 9 0
KC 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 7 13 2

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Chi White Sox
José AbreuDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Adam EatonDFP
scored,
Marcus SemienDFP
to third
CWS 1 - KC 0
Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Nori AokiDFP
,
Omar InfanteDFP
and
Eric HosmerDFP
scored
CWS 1 - KC 3
Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
Omar InfanteDFP
singled to center,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored
CWS 1 - KC 4
Top 5th: Chi White Sox
Conor GillaspieDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Tyler FlowersDFP
scored,
Adam EatonDFP
to third
CWS 2 - KC 4
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
to third,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to second on wild pitch
CWS 2 - KC 5
Lorenzo CainDFP
singled to second,
Salvador PérezDFP
and
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored
CWS 2 - KC 7
Top 6th: Chi White Sox
Adam EatonDFP
singled to left,
Adam DunnDFP
and
Alexei RamírezDFP
scored,
Tyler FlowersDFP
to second
CWS 4 - KC 7
Top 7th: Chi White Sox
Avisail GarcíaDFP
grounded out to third,
Conor GillaspieDFP
scored
CWS 5 - KC 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi White Sox

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Adam EatonDFP
CF
4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .313
Marcus SemienDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .111
Conor GillaspieDFP
3B
3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .333
José AbreuDFP
1B
4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 .313
Adam DunnDFP
DH
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .188
Avisail GarcíaDFP
RF
4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 .167
Alejandro De AzaDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267
Alexei RamírezDFP
SS
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .429
Tyler FlowersDFP
C
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .571
Totals 34 5 9 5 0 4 8 0 16
Batting
2B - M Semien (1, J Guthrie); T Flowers (1, J Guthrie)
SF - C Gillaspie, J Abreu
RBI - A Eaton 2 (4), C Gillaspie (1), J Abreu (6), A Garcia (1)
2-out RBI - A Eaton 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Semien 2, J Abreu 1, A Dunn 1, A De Aza 1
GIDP - A De Aza
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Semien-A Ramirez-J Abreu)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .231
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .385
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .364
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 .200
Jarrod DysonDFP
PR-DH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 .182
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 .600
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .000
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 .333
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Totals 36 7 13 6 0 6 3 3 20
Batting
2B - N Aoki (1, E Johnson); E Hosmer (2, E Johnson); A Gordon (1, E Johnson)
RBI - O Infante (2), A Gordon 3 (4), L Cain 2 (3)
2-out RBI - O Infante
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, E Hosmer 1, B Butler 2, M Moustakas 4
GIDP - A Gordon
Team LOB - 12
Running
SB - J Dyson (1, 2nd base off S Downs/T Flowers), S Perez (1, 2nd base off S Downs/T Flowers), L Cain (2, 2nd base off E Johnson/T Flowers)
Fielding
E - N Aoki (1, field); M Moustakas (1, throw)
Outfield assists - A Gordon
DP - 1 (E Hosmer-A Escobar-J Guthrie)

Pitching

Chi White Sox

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Erik JohnsonDFP
(L, 0-1)
4.2 10 7 7 3 2 0 2.79 13.50
Jake PetrickaDFP
2.1 2 0 0 2 1 0 1.71 0.00
Scott DownsDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.00 9.00

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeremy GuthrieDFP
(W, 1-0)
5.2 7 4 4 4 3 0 1.94 6.35
Kelvin HerreraDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 0.00
Francisley BuenoDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.00 0.00
Aaron CrowDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.75 0.00
Wade DavisDFP
(HLD, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.90 2.70
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
WP - E Johnson
IBB - S Perez (by S Downs)
HBP - E Hosmer (by E Johnson); A Eaton (by J Guthrie)
Pitches-strikes - E Johnson 98-55; J Petricka 41-21; S Downs 27-12; J Guthrie 111-68; K Herrera 11-7; F Bueno 10-7; A Crow 9-6; W Davis 17-9; G Holland 13-8
Ground balls-fly balls - E Johnson 9-9; J Petricka 5-1; S Downs 3-1; J Guthrie 8-8; K Herrera 1-0; F Bueno 3-0; A Crow 1-1; W Davis 0-2; G Holland 0-1
Batters faced - E Johnson 28; J Petricka 10; S Downs 5; J Guthrie 27; K Herrera 2; F Bueno 3; A Crow 2; W Davis 4; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:37.
Umpires: HP--Will Little. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 46 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 40,103.