85-71
2 - 0
82-75

Game Story

Danny Duffy pushed the Royals a little closer to the top in the AL Central and nearer their first playoff appearance in 29 years. Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as Kansas City moved within one game of first-place Detroit and kept some distance over...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Eric Hosmer singled to shallow right, Nori Aoki scored
KC 1 - CLE 0
Top 5th: Kansas City
Alcides Escobar singled to shallow left center, Omar Infante scored
KC 2 - CLE 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alcides EscobarSS 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .280
Nori AokiRF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
Jarrod DysonCF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .272
Lorenzo CainCF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 .299
Eric Hosmer1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 .270
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
Alex GordonLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .264
Salvador PérezC 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .260
Omar Infante2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .213
Totals 35 2 8 2 0 1 11 2 13
Batting
2B - O Infante (20, C Carrasco)
RBI - A Escobar (50), E Hosmer (55)
2-out RBI - E Hosmer
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1, A Gordon 1
GIDP - A Escobar
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - N Aoki (17, 2nd base off C Carrasco/Y Gomes), L Cain (27, 2nd base off C Lee/Y Gomes)

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael BournCF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .264
José RamírezSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .251
Michael BrantleyLF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .326
Carlos SantanaDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .233
Yan GomesC 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .283
Mike Avilés2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .246
Jason KipnisPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Justin Sellers2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
Lonnie Chisenhall3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .281
Chris Giménez1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241
J.B. ShuckPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143
Tyler HoltRF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .266
David MurphyPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Totals 33 0 7 0 0 3 9 1 20
Batting
2B - M Bourn (17, B Finnegan)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ramirez 2, M Aviles 2, J Kipnis 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - M Brantley (23, 2nd base off W Davis/S Perez)
CS - T Holt (2, 2nd base by D Duffy/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 1 (C Carrasco-M Aviles-C Gimenez)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny Duffy(W, 9-11) 6.0 6 0 0 2 5 0 1.09 2.32
Brandon Finnegan(HLD, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.56 0.00
Wade Davis(HLD, 31) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.83 0.90
Greg Holland(SV, 44) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.93 1.49

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Carlos Carrasco(L, 8-6) 7.1 7 2 2 1 9 0 0.99 2.64
Marc Rzepczynski 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.32 2.78
CC Lee 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.48 4.44
Zach McAllister 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.49 5.51
Pitching
WP - C Carrasco
Pitches-strikes - D Duffy 96-60; B Finnegan 17-11; W Davis 18-9; G Holland 10-7; C Carrasco 101-74; M Rzepczynski 4-3; C Lee 6-3; Z McAllister 13-10
Ground balls-fly balls - D Duffy 6-7; B Finnegan 2-0; W Davis 1-1; G Holland 2-0; C Carrasco 8-6; M Rzepczynski 0-0; C Lee 0-1; Z McAllister 0-1
Batters faced - D Duffy 25; B Finnegan 4; W Davis 4; G Holland 3; C Carrasco 30; M Rzepczynski 1; C Lee 1; Z McAllister 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:03.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barrett. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Chad Whitson.
Weather: 54 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 10,458.