43-36
2 - 0
40-37

Game Story

Clayton Kershaw was asked to assess his performance against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night, and the Dodgers ace bemoaned the fact that he didn't have command of his fastball. Kershaw still managed to follow his first career no-no by going eight marvelous innings, and Adrian Gonzalez and...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: LA Dodgers
Yasiel Puig singled to pitcher, Justin Turner scored
LAD 1 - KC 0
Top 9th: LA Dodgers
Andre Ethier singled to shallow center, Adrián González scored, A.J. Ellis to second
LAD 2 - KC 0

Pitching Details

Batting

LA Dodgers

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Justin Turner3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .299
Matt KempLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .270
Yasiel PuigDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .311
Adrián González1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .254
Scott Van SlykeCF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .266
A.J. EllisC 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .216
Jamie RomakRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .048
Andre EthierPH-CF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248
Carlos TriunfelSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
Dee GordonPH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .276
Miguel Rojas2B-SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .265
Totals 31 2 6 2 0 5 8 0 16
Batting
3B - J Turner (1, D Duffy)
RBI - Y Puig (45), A Ethier (27)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Y Puig 1, M Rojas 1
GIDP - M Kemp
Team LOB - 7
Running
CS - A Gonzalez (1, 2nd base by D Duffy/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Turner-M Rojas-A Gonzalez)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Lorenzo CainCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .307
Eric Hosmer1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .277
Alex GordonLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .284
Salvador PérezC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .282
Omar Infante2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .246
Danny Valencia3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Justin MaxwellRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .162
Alcides EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .288
Totals 32 0 6 0 0 1 10 0 10
Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Perez 1, A Escobar 1
GIDP - B Butler
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - 1 (A Escobar-O Infante-E Hosmer)

Pitching

LA Dodgers

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Clayton Kershaw(W, 8-2) 8.0 6 0 0 1 8 0 0.91 2.24
Kenley Jansen(SV, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.35 4.13

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny Duffy(L, 4-7) 6.0 4 1 1 4 5 0 1.07 2.69
Aaron Crow 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.62
Kelvin Herrera 1.1 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.32 2.48
Michael Mariot 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.57 6.45
Pitching
WP - C Kershaw, D Duffy
Pitches-strikes - C Kershaw 108-70; K Jansen 11-9; D Duffy 105-67; A Crow 11-8; K Herrera 31-20; M Mariot 10-6
Ground balls-fly balls - C Kershaw 18-2; K Jansen 1-0; D Duffy 8-4; A Crow 2-1; K Herrera 3-1; M Mariot 1-0
Batters faced - C Kershaw 30; K Jansen 3; D Duffy 24; A Crow 3; K Herrera 7; M Mariot 2
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 72 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 28,302.