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Game Story

The hallmark of a good team, at least in Royals manager Ned Yost's opinion, is the ability to wedge open the smallest of openings that an opponent provides. His club sure did that against Cleveland on Wednesday. The Royals scored all their runs by tying a franchise record with four sacrifice flies...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cle 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 1
KC 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 X 4 11 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Jarrod Dyson hit sacrifice fly to center, Mike Moustakas scored
CLE 0 - KC 1
Omar Infante hit sacrifice fly to shallow left, Alcides Escobar scored, Nori Aoki to second advancing on throw, Nori Aoki to third on pitcher Trevor Bauer's fielding error
CLE 0 - KC 2
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Alcides Escobar hit sacrifice fly to left, Salvador Pérez scored
CLE 0 - KC 3
Top 6th: Cleveland
Carlos Santana singled to shallow right, Michael Bourn scored, Lonnie Chisenhall to third
CLE 1 - KC 3
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Billy Butler hit sacrifice fly to center, Omar Infante scored
CLE 1 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael BournCF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Lonnie Chisenhall3B 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .393
Michael BrantleyLF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .310
Jason Kipnis2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .250
Carlos Santana1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 .178
David MurphyRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .284
Yan GomesC 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .261
Jason GiambiDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .128
Mike AvilésSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .261
Totals 35 1 8 1 0 1 6 0 18
Batting
RBI - C Santana (22)
2-out RBI - C Santana
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Brantley 1, C Santana 1, D Murphy 3
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - T Bauer (1, field)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
Omar Infante2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Eric Hosmer1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .259
Billy ButlerDH 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Alex GordonLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .283
Salvador PérezC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .270
Mike Moustakas3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .164
Alcides EscobarSS 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .287
Jarrod DysonCF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Totals 31 4 11 4 0 1 3 2 8
Batting
2B - B Butler (13, T Bauer); S Perez (15, T Bauer); M Moustakas (10, T Bauer)
SF - O Infante, B Butler, A Escobar, J Dyson
RBI - O Infante (25), B Butler (24), A Escobar (22), J Dyson (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Aoki 1, B Butler 1, A Gordon 2, J Dyson 1
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - E Hosmer (1, 2nd base off J Axford/Y Gomes), A Escobar (17, 2nd base off J Outman/Y Gomes)
Fielding
E - A Escobar (4, field)

Pitching

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Trevor Bauer(L, 1-3) 5.1 7 3 3 1 1 0 1.32 4.24
Marc Rzepczynski 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.41 3.18
John Axford 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.52 3.33
Josh Outman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 2.86

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano Ventura(W, 4-5) 7.0 6 1 1 0 3 0 1.24 3.20
Wade Davis(HLD, 11) 1.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0.82 1.23
Greg Holland(SV, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 1.40
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - T Bauer 93-62; M Rzepczynski 9-5; J Axford 28-17; J Outman 23-17; Y Ventura 85-62; W Davis 29-18; G Holland 11-9
Ground balls-fly balls - T Bauer 7-9; M Rzepczynski 3-0; J Axford 2-2; J Outman 2-1; Y Ventura 15-4; W Davis 2-0; G Holland 0-2
Batters faced - T Bauer 24; M Rzepczynski 3; J Axford 5; J Outman 4; Y Ventura 27; W Davis 6; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Cory Blaser. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Brian O'Nora. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Weather: 73 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 19,938.