81-69
1 - 7
79-71

Game Story

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Royals ace James Shields peered in at the Indians' Yan Gomes, who had stepped to the plate with two runners aboard in the fourth inning of a nip-and-tuck game between playoff contenders.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cle 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
KC 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 X 7 15 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to center,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored
CLE 0 - KC 1
Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
singled to shallow right,
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Eric HosmerDFP
to second
CLE 0 - KC 2
Top 5th: Cleveland
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
homered to deep right
CLE 1 - KC 2
Bottom 6th: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
tripled to deep center,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored
CLE 1 - KC 3
David LoughDFP
singled to right,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored
CLE 1 - KC 4
Emilio BonifacioDFP
safe at first on third baseman
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
's fielding error,
David LoughDFP
scored,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to third
CLE 1 - KC 5
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
singled to center,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored,
David LoughDFP
to third
CLE 1 - KC 6
Alcides EscobarDFP
singled to shallow right,
David LoughDFP
scored,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to second
CLE 1 - KC 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael BournDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .259
Nick SwisherDFP
RF
2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .245
Jason KipnisDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .280
Carlos SantanaDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .270
Michael BrantleyDFP
LF
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .274
Asdrubal CabreraDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .235
Jason GiambiDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .182
Yan GomesDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .290
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
3B
3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .230
José RamírezDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Totals 34 1 7 1 1 3 17 0 14
Batting
2B - C Santana (33, J Shields); A Cabrera (31, J Shields)
HR - L Chisenhall (11, 5th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - L Chisenhall (35)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Brantley 2, Y Gomes 2
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
E - A Cabrera (9, throw); L Chisenhall (10, field)
DP - 1 (L Chisenhall-J Kipnis-C Santana)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .270
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
5 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .246
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .302
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 .291
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 .291
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
5 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 7 .255
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .255
David LoughDFP
PH-RF
2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Jamey CarrollDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .234
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .239
Totals 40 7 15 7 0 2 9 1 18
Batting
3B - S Perez (3, S Kazmir); L Cain (3, S Kazmir)
RBI - B Butler (77), S Perez (70), L Cain (45), D Lough (31), M Moustakas (40), A Escobar (49)
2-out RBI - B Butler, S Perez, M Moustakas, A Escobar
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, E Hosmer 1, L Cain 3
GIDP - E Hosmer
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - E Bonifacio (26, 2nd base off S Kazmir/Y Gomes)

Pitching

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott KazmirDFP
(L, 8-9)
5.0 7 4 4 1 6 0 1.35 4.34
Matt AlbersDFP
0.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.32 3.36
Nick HagadoneDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.39 5.23
Carlos CarrascoDFP
0.2 2 2 2 0 1 0 1.74 6.95
Rich HillDFP
0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.75 6.45
Vinnie PestanoDFP
1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.64 4.08

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 12-9)
6.0 6 1 1 2 10 1 1.27 3.33
Wade DavisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.72 5.46
Luke HochevarDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.81 1.64
Tim CollinsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.41 3.53
Pitching
WP - S Kazmir
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 98-62; M Albers 6-3; N Hagadone 9-7; C Carrasco 16-12; R Hill 12-9; V Pestano 19-10; J Shields 107-66; W Davis 20-10; L Hochevar 18-12; T Collins 14-10
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 7-5; M Albers 2-1; N Hagadone 2-1; C Carrasco 2-0; R Hill 0-1; V Pestano 2-1; J Shields 4-7; W Davis 0-1; L Hochevar 1-0; T Collins 0-1
Batters faced - S Kazmir 24; M Albers 3; N Hagadone 3; C Carrasco 4; R Hill 3; V Pestano 5; J Shields 26; W Davis 4; L Hochevar 4; T Collins 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:28.
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Adrian Johnson. 3B--Bill Welke.
Weather: 61 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 15,413.