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Game Story

Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals. ''Indubitably, yes,'' Sale said. You have to bear down and do it.'' Sale gave up four singles in eight scoreless innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Royals 5-1 in a pitching duel...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 8 2
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 7th: Chi White Sox
Alexei RamírezDFP
singled to left center,
Conor GillaspieDFP
scored
CWS 1 - KC 0
Top 9th: Chi White Sox
Leury GarcíaDFP
stole third,
Leury GarcíaDFP
scored,
Dayan ViciedoDFP
to second on
Salvador PérezDFP
's fielding error
CWS 2 - KC 0
Alexei RamírezDFP
doubled to left,
Alejandro De AzaDFP
scored,
Avisail GarcíaDFP
to third
CWS 3 - KC 0
Tyler FlowersDFP
singled to center,
Avisail GarcíaDFP
and
Alexei RamírezDFP
scored
CWS 5 - KC 0
Bottom 9th: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored,
Jarrod DysonDFP
to third
CWS 5 - KC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi White Sox

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Adam EatonDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .269
Marcus SemienDFP
2B
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .143
José AbreuDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Adam DunnDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Leury GarcíaDFP
PR-DH
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .375
Dayan ViciedoDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
Alejandro De AzaDFP
PR-LF
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
Conor GillaspieDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .429
Avisail GarcíaDFP
RF
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .150
Alexei RamírezDFP
SS
4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 .455
Tyler FlowersDFP
C
4 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 2 .500
Totals 34 5 8 4 0 2 7 1 12
Batting
2B - C Gillaspie 2 (3, J Shields 2); A Ramirez (2, F Bueno)
RBI - A Ramirez 2 (4), T Flowers 2 (2)
2-out RBI - A Ramirez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Flowers 1
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - L Garcia (2, 3rd base off T Collins/S Perez)
CS - A Eaton (1, 2nd base by J Shields/S Perez)
Fielding
E - C Gillaspie (1, throw); A Ramirez (1, field)
DP - 2 (A Ramirez-M Semien-J Abreu, C Gillaspie-M Semien-J Abreu)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
Danny ValenciaDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250
Jarrod DysonDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .263
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .438
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .059
Totals 32 1 7 1 0 1 6 0 10
Batting
RBI - A Gordon (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Valencia 2
GIDP - O Infante, S Perez
Team LOB - 5
Running
CS - E Hosmer (1, 2nd base by C Sale/T Flowers)
Fielding
E - S Perez (1, field)

Pitching

Chi White Sox

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris SaleDFP
(W, 2-0)
8.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 0.72 1.76
Matt LindstromDFP
1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.33 9.00

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(L, 0-1)
7.0 5 1 1 0 6 0 0.83 2.70
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.43 0.00
Tim CollinsDFP
0.1 1 3 3 2 0 0 6.00 36.00
Francisley BuenoDFP
0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.00 9.00
Pitching
HBP - J Abreu (by J Shields); A Garcia (by J Shields)
Pitches-strikes - C Sale 111-75; M Lindstrom 20-13; J Shields 102-65; K Herrera 18-13; T Collins 15-5; F Bueno 11-7
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sale 12-6; M Lindstrom 3-0; J Shields 13-3; K Herrera 1-1; T Collins 1-0; F Bueno 3-1
Batters faced - C Sale 28; M Lindstrom 5; J Shields 27; K Herrera 3; T Collins 4; F Bueno 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:49.
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Will Little. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Weather: 62 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 29,760.