71-56
6 - 3
49-78

Game Story

Yordano Ventura still reverts to being the rookie pitcher he is for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals. Ventura struck out six in six innings for his 10th victory, he walked three and got help from inning-starting homers by Billy Butler and Josh Willingham to beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 9 1
Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 3

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Texas
Adrián BéltreDFP
grounded out to third,
Elvis AndrusDFP
scored
KC 0 - TEX 1
Top 2nd: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
homered to deep left
KC 1 - TEX 1
Lorenzo CainDFP
singled to center,
Josh WillinghamDFP
scored,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to second
KC 2 - TEX 1
Alcides EscobarDFP
singled to shallow center,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to second
KC 3 - TEX 1
Top 4th: Kansas City
Josh WillinghamDFP
homered to deep center
KC 4 - TEX 1
Top 7th: Kansas City
Nori AokiDFP
safe at first on first baseman
Mike CarpDFP
's fielding error,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored
KC 5 - TEX 1
Bottom 7th: Texas
Daniel RobertsonDFP
doubled to right center,
Adam RosalesDFP
scored
KC 5 - TEX 2
Álex RíosDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Daniel RobertsonDFP
scored,
Elvis AndrusDFP
out at second
KC 5 - TEX 3
Top 9th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored,
Omar InfanteDFP
out at second
KC 6 - TEX 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .287
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255
Salvador PérezDFP
C
5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .265
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
5 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .279
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
3 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 .227
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .205
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
4 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .298
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .280
Totals 37 6 9 6 2 1 4 2 12
Batting
2B - M Moustakas (17, A Claudio); L Cain (24, P Klein)
HR - B Butler (8, 2nd inning off C Lewis 0 on, 0 Out), J Willingham (14, 4th inning off C Lewis 0 on, 0 Out)
S - N Aoki
RBI - N Aoki (31), S Perez (55), B Butler (53), J Willingham (40), L Cain (41), A Escobar (43)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 2, L Cain 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - J Dyson (28, 2nd base off J Edwards/R Chirinos), L Cain (19, 3rd base off P Klein/R Chirinos)
Fielding
E - B Butler (1, field)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .242
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .271
Álex RíosDFP
DH
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .285
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .323
Mike CarpDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .178
Robinson ChirinosDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .229
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .266
Adam RosalesDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333
Rougned OdorDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
Jim AdduciDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Daniel RobertsonDFP
PH-LF
2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Totals 33 3 6 3 0 4 7 0 12
Batting
2B - A Rios (25, Y Ventura); A Beltre (24, Y Ventura); A Rosales (3, F Bueno); D Robertson (4, F Bueno)
RBI - A Rios (52), A Beltre (65), D Robertson (15)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Carp 1, L Martin 1, A Rosales 1
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - E Andrus (15, field); A Beltre (10, field); M Carp (2, field)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano VenturaDFP
(W, 10-9)
6.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 1.30 3.40
Francisley BuenoDFP
0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.28 3.71
Kelvin HerreraDFP
(HLD, 15)
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.17 1.51
Wade DavisDFP
(HLD, 27)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.85 0.80
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 40)
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.01 1.79

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Colby LewisDFP
(L, 8-11)
6.0 6 4 4 0 2 2 1.63 5.54
Phil KleinDFP
1.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.89 3.00
Álex CláudioDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.67 0.00
Jon EdwardsDFP
1.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1.88 0.00
Pitching
HBP - E Andrus (by K Herrera); J Willingham (by C Lewis)
Pitches-strikes - Y Ventura 107-65; F Bueno 6-4; K Herrera 12-8; W Davis 17-11; G Holland 15-7; C Lewis 102-66; P Klein 17-12; A Claudio 16-10; J Edwards 23-12
Ground balls-fly balls - Y Ventura 9-4; F Bueno 1-1; K Herrera 1-1; W Davis 2-0; G Holland 1-2; C Lewis 8-10; P Klein 3-3; A Claudio 1-1; J Edwards 2-1
Batters faced - Y Ventura 25; F Bueno 3; K Herrera 3; W Davis 3; G Holland 4; C Lewis 25; P Klein 6; A Claudio 4; J Edwards 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:09.
Umpires: HP--Mike Estabrook. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Toby Basner. 3B--Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 98 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 9 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 26,991.