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6 - 1
18-17

Game Story

Jason Vargas used his ''accelerator'' to control the strike zone and it meant his first road victory of the season. Vargas allowed three hits over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals had 16 hits - all singles - in a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Vargas...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 6 16 1
Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
safe at first on third baseman
Willie BloomquistDFP
's fielding error,
Nori AokiDFP
scored,
Eric HosmerDFP
to second
KC 1 - SEA 0
Top 3rd: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
KC 2 - SEA 0
Top 4th: Kansas City
Johnny GiavotellaDFP
safe at first on shortstop
Brad MillerDFP
's throwing error,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored,
Alex GordonDFP
to second
KC 3 - SEA 0
Lorenzo CainDFP
grounded into double play shortstop to second to first,
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Johnny GiavotellaDFP
out at second
KC 4 - SEA 0
Top 6th: Kansas City
Johnny GiavotellaDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
out at second
KC 5 - SEA 0
Top 8th: Kansas City
Lorenzo CainDFP
singled to shortstop,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored,
Alex GordonDFP
to second
KC 6 - SEA 0
Bottom 8th: Seattle
James JonesDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Brad MillerDFP
to third,
Brad MillerDFP
scored,
James JonesDFP
to third on right fielder
Nori AokiDFP
's fielding error
KC 6 - SEA 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .284
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .326
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 .236
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Brett HayesDFP
C
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
Johnny GiavotellaDFP
2B
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 .250
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .351
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .142
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .273
Totals 39 6 16 4 0 1 2 1 21
Batting
S - N Aoki
SF - E Hosmer
RBI - E Hosmer (18), B Butler (14), J Giavotella (2), L Cain (6)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Aoki 2, B Butler 1, J Giavotella 2
GIDP - S Perez, L Cain, M Moustakas
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - A Escobar (11, 2nd base off B Maurer/M Zunino)
Fielding
E - N Aoki (2, field)
DP - 1 (J Giavotella-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Seattle

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael SaundersDFP
CF-RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .235
Stefen RomeroDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .215
James JonesDFP
PH-CF
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .455
Robinson CanóDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
Corey HartDFP
DH
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .216
Justin SmoakDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246
Willie BloomquistDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .200
Dustin AckleyDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240
Mike ZuninoDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Brad MillerDFP
SS
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .170
Totals 31 1 5 0 0 2 6 0 15
Batting
2B - J Jones (1, A Crow)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Cano 1, D Ackley 1
GIDP - D Ackley
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - B Miller (6, throw)
DP - 3 (B Miller-R Cano-J Smoak, B Miller-J Smoak, B Miller-R Cano-J Smoak)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason VargasDFP
(W, 3-1)
7.0 3 0 0 0 6 0 1.14 3.04
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.86 0.00
Tim CollinsDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.54 10.38

Seattle

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brandon MaurerDFP
(L, 1-1)
7.1 14 6 4 0 0 0 1.67 6.20
Charlie FurbushDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.73 6.55
Tom WilhelmsenDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.31 2.45
Pitching
WP - T Wilhelmsen
HBP - C Hart (by J Vargas)
Pitches-strikes - J Vargas 98-65; A Crow 19-11; T Collins 18-8; B Maurer 97-71; C Furbush 20-13; T Wilhelmsen 14-10
Ground balls-fly balls - J Vargas 11-6; A Crow 1-1; T Collins 1-0; B Maurer 17-8; C Furbush 0-2; T Wilhelmsen 1-0
Batters faced - J Vargas 25; A Crow 5; T Collins 4; B Maurer 34; C Furbush 3; T Wilhelmsen 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:45.
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Marcus Pattillo.
Weather: 54 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, No Wind Direction.
Attendance: 20,858.