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5-11

Game Story

James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night. Then late in Thursday's 5-1 win, the Kansas City ace really heated up. Shields finished with 12 strikeouts in eight innings as the Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Astros. His 12 strikeouts were his most as a Royal and the...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
Hou 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
grounded out to first,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 1 - HOU 0
Top 2nd: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
singled to shallow center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Billy ButlerDFP
to second
KC 2 - HOU 0
Top 4th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
doubled to right center,
Alex GordonDFP
and
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Alex GordonDFP
and
Billy ButlerDFP
scored
KC 6 - HOU 0
Top 5th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to center,
Nori AokiDFP
scored,
Eric HosmerDFP
to third,
Eric HosmerDFP
out at home
KC 7 - HOU 0
Bottom 5th: Houston
Alex PresleyDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left center,
Chris CarterDFP
scored
KC 7 - HOU 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .265
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .300
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .160
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .130
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125
Totals 34 5 9 5 0 1 3 1 6
Batting
2B - N Aoki (3, S Feldman); S Perez (7, S Feldman); A Escobar (3, S Feldman)
RBI - E Hosmer (4), S Perez (5), M Moustakas (3), A Escobar 2 (5)
2-out RBI - A Escobar 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, J Dyson 2
GIDP - A Escobar
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - N Aoki (2, 2nd base off S Feldman/J Castro)
Fielding
Outfield assists - J Dyson
PB - S Perez

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dexter FowlerDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .188
George SpringerDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .222
Jason CastroDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .213
José AltuveDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .274
Marc KraussDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .152
Chris CarterDFP
DH
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .128
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .204
Alex PresleyDFP
LF
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .146
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .156
Totals 30 1 5 1 0 2 13 0 10
Batting
SF - A Presley
RBI - A Presley (4)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Springer 1, M Krauss 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - G Springer (1, field)
Outfield assists - G Springer
DP - 1 (J Villar-J Altuve-M Krauss)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 1-2)
8.0 4 1 1 2 12 0 0.96 2.00
Wade DavisDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.08 3.24

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott FeldmanDFP
(L, 2-1)
6.0 9 5 4 1 2 0 0.94 1.69
Anthony BassDFP
3.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.84 3.24
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 108-64; W Davis 14-9; S Feldman 89-62; A Bass 29-18
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 9-3; W Davis 2-1; S Feldman 15-3; A Bass 7-0
Batters faced - J Shields 29; W Davis 4; S Feldman 26; A Bass 9
Game Details
Game Time: 2:37.
Umpires: HP--CB Bucknor. 1B--Tripp Gibson. 2B--Dale Scott. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 66 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 26,333.