72-56
6 - 3
49-79

Game Story

Guthrie gave up a leadoff home run by Shin-Soo Choo, but didn't allow another run over eight innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games. The biggest thing was I was trying to stay aggressive and keep the pitch count as low as I could...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6 8 0
Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
homered to deep right
KC 1 - TEX 0
Bottom 1st: Texas
Shin-soo ChooDFP
homered to deep center
KC 1 - TEX 1
Top 5th: Kansas City
Jarrod DysonDFP
walked,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Lorenzo CainDFP
to third,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to second
KC 2 - TEX 1
Omar InfanteDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Lorenzo CainDFP
and
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored,
Jarrod DysonDFP
to third
KC 4 - TEX 1
Top 7th: Kansas City
Jarrod DysonDFP
singled to second,
Erik KratzDFP
and
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored
KC 6 - TEX 1
Bottom 9th: Texas
Leonys MartínDFP
singled to shallow right,
Álex RíosDFP
and
Adrián BéltreDFP
scored
KC 6 - TEX 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
3 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 .288
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .255
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .283
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .225
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206
Erik KratzDFP
C
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .230
Lorenzo CainDFP
RF
3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .301
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278
Totals 31 6 8 6 1 4 2 0 10
Batting
HR - A Gordon (15, 1st inning off N Tepesch 0 on, 2 Out)
S - A Escobar
RBI - J Dyson 3 (22), O Infante 2 (59), A Gordon (57)
2-out RBI - J Dyson, O Infante 2, A Gordon
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1
GIDP - J Dyson, O Infante, B Butler
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
DP - 2 (B Butler-A Escobar, O Infante-A Escobar-B Butler)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDFP
DH
4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .242
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
Álex RíosDFP
RF
3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .284
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .268
J.P. ArencibiaDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .173
Jim AdduciDFP
LF
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .174
Robinson ChirinosDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .227
Rougned OdorDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Totals 31 3 7 3 1 2 2 2 7
Batting
HR - S Choo (13, 1st inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - S Choo (40), L Martin 2 (32)
2-out RBI - L Martin 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rios 1, R Chirinos 1
GIDP - L Martin, R Odor
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - E Andrus (23, 2nd base off J Guthrie/E Kratz), J Adduci (3, 2nd base off J Guthrie/E Kratz)
CS - L Martin (10, 2nd base by J Guthrie/E Kratz)
Fielding
DP - 3 (R Odor-J Arencibia-E Andrus, R Odor-E Andrus-J Arencibia, A Beltre-R Odor-J Arencibia)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeremy GuthrieDFP
(W, 10-10)
8.0 5 1 1 1 2 1 1.31 4.32
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1.33 3.93

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Nick TepeschDFP
(L, 4-8)
6.1 7 6 6 3 2 1 1.33 4.45
Álex CláudioDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.75 0.00
Román MéndezDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.00 1.23
Neal CottsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.30 3.42
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Guthrie 111-72; A Crow 21-12; N Tepesch 89-57; A Claudio 12-8; R Mendez 17-8; N Cotts 12-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Guthrie 11-9; A Crow 3-1; N Tepesch 13-6; A Claudio 1-1; R Mendez 0-2; N Cotts 1-1
Batters faced - J Guthrie 27; A Crow 6; N Tepesch 27; A Claudio 3; R Mendez 3; N Cotts 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:37.
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Toby Basner. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 96 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 27,400.