70-55
7 - 4
49-77

Game Story

Ned Yost never has a bad birthday, but a win helps make the occasion much more special. Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night. ''But when you win the game it makes it that much more sweeter...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 7 11 1
Col 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 11 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Colorado
Justin MorneauDFP
grounded into double play shortstop to first,
Charlie BlackmonDFP
scored,
Drew StubbsDFP
out at second
KC 0 - COL 1
Top 4th: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
doubled to right center,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third advancing on throw
KC 1 - COL 1
Bottom 5th: Colorado
Nolan ArenadoDFP
homered to deep left
KC 1 - COL 2
Top 7th: Kansas City
Omar InfanteDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Josh WillinghamDFP
and
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 3 - COL 2
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to deep center,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored
KC 4 - COL 2
Top 8th: Kansas City
Christian ColónDFP
walked,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to third,
Jarrod DysonDFP
to second
KC 5 - COL 2
Omar InfanteDFP
doubled to left,
Alcides EscobarDFP
and
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored,
Christian ColónDFP
to third
KC 7 - COL 2
Bottom 9th: Colorado
Drew StubbsDFP
homered to deep right,
Charlie BlackmonDFP
scored
KC 7 - COL 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .267
Kelvin HerreraDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Christian ColónDFP
PH
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .385
Wade DavisDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Francisley BuenoDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Greg HollandDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .268
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .282
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .283
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .296
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278
James ShieldsDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
Josh WillinghamDFP
PH
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .287
Totals 37 7 11 7 0 5 9 0 9
Batting
2B - O Infante 3 (18, T Matzek, A Ottavino, N Masset); S Perez (21, A Ottavino); B Butler (27, T Matzek); L Cain (23, T Matzek)
RBI - C Colon (3), O Infante 4 (57), S Perez (54), L Cain (40)
2-out RBI - C Colon, O Infante 4, S Perez, L Cain
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Perez 2, B Butler 2, L Cain 1, M Moustakas 1
Team LOB - 8
Running
CS - N Aoki (5, 3rd base by T Matzek/M McKenry)
Fielding
E - S Perez (5, field)
DP - 2 (A Escobar-B Butler, M Moustakas-B Butler)

Colorado

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Charlie BlackmonDFP
RF
3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Drew StubbsDFP
CF
4 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 .300
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .318
Nolan ArenadoDFP
3B
4 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .297
Corey DickersonDFP
LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .320
Michael McKenryDFP
C
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .350
Josh RutledgeDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .260
DJ LeMahieuDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
Tyler MatzekDFP
P
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .192
Adam OttavinoDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rex BrothersDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nick MassetDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brooks BrownDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Matt McBrideDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 4 11 3 2 3 8 0 16
Batting
2B - D Stubbs (18, J Shields); M McKenry (7, J Shields)
HR - D Stubbs (13, 9th inning off F Bueno 1 on, 1 Out), N Arenado (13, 5th inning off J Shields 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - D Stubbs 2 (38), N Arenado (50)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Stubbs 2, C Dickerson 3
GIDP - J Morneau, N Arenado
Team LOB - 10

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 12-6)
6.0 9 2 2 1 6 1 1.23 3.28
Kelvin HerreraDFP
(HLD, 14)
1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.19 1.53
Wade DavisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.87 0.81
Francisley BuenoDFP
0.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.22 3.08
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 39)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.01 1.82

Colorado

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tyler MatzekDFP
(L, 2-9)
6.2 6 3 3 3 5 0 1.52 5.38
Adam OttavinoDFP
(BS, 4)
0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.36 3.90
Rex BrothersDFP
0.2 2 3 3 2 1 0 1.78 5.40
Nick MassetDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.84 6.15
Brooks BrownDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.23 4.85
Pitching
HBP - C Blackmon 2 (by J Shields, by F Bueno)
Pitches-strikes - K Herrera 17-7; W Davis 17-12; F Bueno 19-11; G Holland 1-1; J Shields 95-63; T Matzek 98-60; A Ottavino 13-10; R Brothers 23-12; N Masset 8-5; B Brown 16-9
Ground balls-fly balls - K Herrera 2-0; W Davis 1-0; F Bueno 2-2; G Holland 0-1; J Shields 7-5; T Matzek 17-1; A Ottavino 0-0; R Brothers 3-0; N Masset 1-0; B Brown 2-0
Batters faced - K Herrera 4; W Davis 3; F Bueno 5; G Holland 1; J Shields 28; T Matzek 28; A Ottavino 3; R Brothers 6; N Masset 2; B Brown 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:12.
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Weather: 77 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 30,394.