51-52
4 - 6
52-50

Game Story

Struggling Billy Butler found himself in a strange place, on the bench and out of the Kansas City Royals starting lineup. Carlos Santana homered twice for the Indians, who have lost five of six. Butler connected against John Axford, sending a drive over the Royals bullpen in left field. Butler...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cle 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 4 7 1
KC 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 X 6 10 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
Salvador Pérez homered to deep left
CLE 0 - KC 1
Mike Moustakas homered to deep right
CLE 0 - KC 2
Top 4th: Cleveland
Carlos Santana homered to deep right center
CLE 1 - KC 2
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Raúl Ibañez tripled to right, Alex Gordon scored, Raúl Ibañez scored on second baseman Jason Kipnis's fielding error
CLE 1 - KC 4
Top 6th: Cleveland
Carlos Santana homered to deep right, Michael Brantley scored
CLE 3 - KC 4
Top 7th: Cleveland
Jason Kipnis hit sacrifice fly to shallow right, Yan Gomes scored
CLE 4 - KC 4
Bottom 8th: Kansas City
Billy Butler homered to deep left, Salvador Pérez scored
CLE 4 - KC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jason Kipnis2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 .247
Chris DickersonLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .324
Ryan RaburnPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .198
Michael BrantleyCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .315
Carlos Santana1B 3 2 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 .222
Lonnie Chisenhall3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .316
Nick SwisherDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .205
Yan GomesC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
David MurphyRF 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249
José RamírezSS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .143
Totals 33 4 7 4 2 2 7 1 9
Batting
2B - Y Gomes (17, A Crow)
HR - C Santana 2 (17, 4th inning off Y Ventura 0 on, 2 Out, 6th inning off Y Ventura 1 on, 1 Out)
S - J Ramirez
SF - J Kipnis
RBI - J Kipnis (31), C Santana 3 (45)
2-out RBI - C Santana
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kipnis 2, R Raburn 1, N Swisher 1
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - C Santana (3, 2nd base off K Herrera/S Perez)
Fielding
E - J Kipnis (4, field)
DP - 1 (C Santana-J Ramirez-J Tomlin)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Lorenzo CainRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .294
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .267
Alex GordonLF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Salvador PérezC 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .285
Mike Moustakas3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 .200
Raúl Ibañez1B 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .167
Billy ButlerPH 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .266
Eric Hosmer1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
Nori AokiDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .258
Alcides EscobarSS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Jarrod DysonCF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .280
Totals 32 6 10 5 3 1 6 0 10
Batting
3B - R Ibanez (3, J Tomlin)
HR - S Perez (12, 2nd inning off J Tomlin 0 on, 0 Out), M Moustakas (13, 2nd inning off J Tomlin 0 on, 0 Out), B Butler (4, 8th inning off J Axford 1 on, 2 Out)
S - J Dyson
RBI - S Perez (38), M Moustakas (40), R Ibanez (25), B Butler 2 (38)
2-out RBI - R Ibanez, B Butler 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, N Aoki 1
GIDP - N Aoki
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - M Moustakas (8, throw)

Pitching

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Josh Tomlin 5.1 7 4 3 0 5 2 1.19 4.47
Kyle Crockett 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.21 1.72
Carlos Carrasco(L, 3-4) 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.12 3.62
Nick Hagadone 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.11 2.84
John Axford 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.47 3.43

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano Ventura 6.1 6 4 3 1 7 2 1.32 3.63
Francisley Bueno(BS, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 2.11
Jason Frasor 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.32 3.19
Kelvin Herrera(W, 2-2) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.26 1.88
Aaron Crow(SV, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 2.49
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Tomlin 86-56; K Crockett 21-13; C Carrasco 26-18; N Hagadone 3-1; J Axford 6-4; Y Ventura 101-69; F Bueno 4-3; J Frasor 2-2; K Herrera 17-9; A Crow 16-11
Ground balls-fly balls - J Tomlin 3-4; K Crockett 0-0; C Carrasco 3-0; N Hagadone 0-1; J Axford 1-1; Y Ventura 11-4; F Bueno 0-1; J Frasor 0-1; K Herrera 0-2; A Crow 2-1
Batters faced - J Tomlin 22; K Crockett 3; C Carrasco 6; N Hagadone 1; J Axford 2; Y Ventura 27; F Bueno 1; J Frasor 1; K Herrera 4; A Crow 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Jordan Baker. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Chris Conroy.
Weather: 93 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 33,460.