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Game Story

The Houston Astros got a good glimpse of what could happen if Chris Carter and George Springer are hitting well at the same time. Carter connected for two home runs, Springer set a rookie club record for homers in a month and the Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 9-3 Wednesday for their fifth...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 9 11 2
KC 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Houston
George SpringerDFP
homered to deep center,
José AltuveDFP
scored
HOU 2 - KC 0
Top 2nd: Houston
Dexter FowlerDFP
singled to shallow right,
Carlos CorporánDFP
and
Jonathan VillarDFP
scored,
George SpringerDFP
to third,
Dexter FowlerDFP
to second advancing on throw
HOU 4 - KC 0
Top 3rd: Houston
Carlos CorporánDFP
doubled to deep left,
Robbie GrossmanDFP
scored
HOU 5 - KC 0
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
doubled to left,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored
HOU 5 - KC 1
Top 5th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to deep left
HOU 6 - KC 1
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Omar InfanteDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep left center,
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored,
Nori AokiDFP
to second
HOU 6 - KC 2
Top 6th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to deep left,
George SpringerDFP
and
Matt DomínguezDFP
scored
HOU 9 - KC 2
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Brett HayesDFP
homered to deep left
HOU 9 - KC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José AltuveDFP
2B
5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 .317
George SpringerDFP
RF
3 2 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 .269
Dexter FowlerDFP
CF
5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 .263
Alex PresleyDFP
CF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .246
Chris CarterDFP
DH
4 2 2 4 2 1 1 0 2 .200
Jesús GuzmánDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .206
Robbie GrossmanDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .150
Carlos CorporánDFP
C
4 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 .193
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 .201
Totals 38 9 11 9 3 10 7 1 26
Batting
2B - C Corporan (1, D Duffy)
HR - G Springer (9, 1st inning off D Duffy 1 on, 0 Out), C Carter 2 (8, 5th inning off D Duffy 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off L Coleman 2 on, 1 Out)
RBI - G Springer 2 (27), D Fowler 2 (16), C Carter 4 (21), C Corporan (8)
2-out RBI - D Fowler 2, C Corporan
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 2, M Dominguez 3, C Carter 1, J Villar 2
GIDP - D Fowler
Team LOB - 13
Running
SB - J Guzman (2, 2nd base off K Herrera/B Hayes)
Fielding
E - J Altuve (1, field); J Villar (7, field)
DP - 1 (J Villar-J Altuve-J Guzman)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .264
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Jimmy ParedesDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .200
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .262
Pedro CiriacoDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .219
Brett HayesDFP
C
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .067
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 .276
Totals 33 3 7 3 1 4 2 2 14
Batting
2B - E Hosmer (18, J Cosart); A Escobar (13, J Cosart)
HR - B Hayes (1, 7th inning off J Williams 0 on, 1 Out)
SF - O Infante
RBI - O Infante (20), A Escobar (18), B Hayes (1)
2-out RBI - A Escobar
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Paredes 2, A Gordon 1, P Ciriaco 1
GIDP - A Escobar
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - J Dyson 2 (9, 3rd base off J Cosart/C Corporan, 3rd base off J Williams/C Corporan)
Fielding
E - E Hosmer (4, field)
DP - 1 (A Escobar-O Infante-E Hosmer)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jarred CosartDFP
(W, 4-4)
5.0 4 2 1 2 1 0 1.38 4.18
Jérome WilliamsDFP
2.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.53 5.52
Darin DownsDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.16
Kyle FarnsworthDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.64 4.91

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny DuffyDFP
(L, 2-5)
4.0 7 6 5 5 3 2 1.25 3.57
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.28 1.80
Louis ColemanDFP
1.0 2 3 3 2 0 1 1.81 6.11
Tim CollinsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.71 6.17
Michael MariotDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.67 6.00
Greg HollandDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 1.83
Pitching
HBP - G Springer (by L Coleman)
Pitches-strikes - J Cosart 95-55; J Williams 39-28; D Downs 14-9; K Farnsworth 17-10; D Duffy 86-47; K Herrera 15-7; L Coleman 31-15; T Collins 23-13; M Mariot 17-11; G Holland 12-7
Ground balls-fly balls - J Cosart 12-4; J Williams 3-3; D Downs 3-0; K Farnsworth 1-1; D Duffy 4-7; K Herrera 0-2; L Coleman 1-2; T Collins 0-2; M Mariot 1-2; G Holland 1-1
Batters faced - J Cosart 21; J Williams 8; D Downs 4; K Farnsworth 5; D Duffy 24; K Herrera 4; L Coleman 8; T Collins 5; M Mariot 5; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:21.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Mark Ripperger. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 88 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 16,220.