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Game Story

Yordano Ventura's dominating performance Friday night produced plenty of superaltives. ''He was extraordinary,'' Kansas City manager Ned Yost said after the rookie right-hander pitched 8 1-3 stellar innings in the Royals' 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians. Ventura (6-7) blanked the Indians on...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 7 12 0
Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Christian ColónDFP
scored
KC 1 - CLE 0
Top 5th: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
doubled to left,
Christian ColónDFP
scored
KC 2 - CLE 0
Top 6th: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
homered to deep right,
Salvador PérezDFP
and
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
KC 5 - CLE 0
Top 9th: Kansas City
Christian ColónDFP
doubled to right,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored
KC 6 - CLE 0
Billy ButlerDFP
safe at first on third baseman
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
's throwing error,
Christian ColónDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third
KC 7 - CLE 0
Bottom 9th: Cleveland
Michael BrantleyDFP
homered to deep right
KC 7 - CLE 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .313
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .255
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .264
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .263
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Raúl IbañezDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .163
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .294
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 2 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 .192
Christian ColónDFP
2B
4 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500
Totals 39 7 12 6 1 0 8 0 10
Batting
2B - L Cain (15, J Tomlin); C Colon 2 (2, J Tomlin, J Axford)
3B - C Colon (1, J Tomlin)
HR - M Moustakas (9, 6th inning off J Tomlin 2 on, 2 Out)
RBI - L Cain 2 (37), M Moustakas 3 (34), C Colon (1)
2-out RBI - M Moustakas 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, A Gordon 1
Team LOB - 6
Running
CS - L Cain (3, 3rd base by J Tomlin/Y Gomes)
Fielding
DP - 1 (C Colon-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael BournDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
Asdrubal CabreraDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Michael BrantleyDFP
LF
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .314
Carlos SantanaDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
Jason KipnisDFP
2B
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .249
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .338
Nick SwisherDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .194
Yan GomesDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .265
David MurphyDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 2 5 0 10
Batting
2B - M Bourn (9, Y Ventura)
HR - M Brantley (13, 9th inning off Y Ventura 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - M Brantley (55)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Cabrera 1, N Swisher 1
GIDP - J Kipnis
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - L Chisenhall (11, throw)
PB - Y Gomes

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano VenturaDFP
(W, 6-7)
8.1 6 1 1 2 4 1 1.24 3.07
Aaron CrowDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 2.55

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Josh TomlinDFP
(L, 5-6)
5.2 10 5 5 0 6 1 1.16 4.11
Vinnie PestanoDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.65 5.40
Carlos CarrascoDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 4.03
John AxfordDFP
1.0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1.63 3.74
Pitching
WP - J Tomlin
HBP - L Cain (by J Axford)
Pitches-strikes - Y Ventura 113-67; A Crow 11-6; J Tomlin 107-68; V Pestano 13-10; C Carrasco 8-6; J Axford 23-15
Ground balls-fly balls - Y Ventura 9-7; A Crow 1-0; J Tomlin 8-5; V Pestano 3-0; C Carrasco 2-1; J Axford 4-1
Batters faced - Y Ventura 32; A Crow 2; J Tomlin 26; V Pestano 4; C Carrasco 3; J Axford 7
Game Details
Game Time: 2:50.
Umpires: HP--Angel Campos. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: 70 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 6 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 39,020.