68-61
8 - 1
72-58

Game Story

Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees catcher Brian McCann looked up in the third inning, his right-hander had still thrown just 35 pitches. He knew then that Pineda was in a groove.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYY 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 2 8 13 0
KC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: NY Yankees
Derek JeterDFP
grounded out to shortstop,
Ichiro SuzukiDFP
scored,
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
to second
NYY 1 - KC 0
Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
homered to deep right
NYY 1 - KC 1
Top 4th: NY Yankees
Stephen DrewDFP
homered to deep right
NYY 2 - KC 1
Top 7th: NY Yankees
Martín PradoDFP
homered to deep left center
NYY 3 - KC 1
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
singled to right,
Ichiro SuzukiDFP
scored,
Zelous WheelerDFP
to third
NYY 4 - KC 1
Derek JeterDFP
singled to pitcher,
Zelous WheelerDFP
scored,
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
to third
NYY 5 - KC 1
Brian McCannDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
scored
NYY 6 - KC 1
Top 9th: NY Yankees
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
homered to right,
Zelous WheelerDFP
scored
NYY 8 - KC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

NY Yankees

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
CF
5 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 .280
Derek JeterDFP
SS
5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .264
Brendan RyanDFP
2B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Brian McCannDFP
C
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .236
Carlos BeltránDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .239
Stephen DrewDFP
2B-SS
5 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 .173
Martín PradoDFP
LF
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Chase HeadleyDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .245
Ichiro SuzukiDFP
RF
4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Zelous WheelerDFP
3B
3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250
Totals 37 8 13 8 3 3 4 0 12
Batting
2B - M Prado (7, J Shields)
HR - J Ellsbury (11, 9th inning off F Bueno 1 on, 0 Out), S Drew (6, 4th inning off J Shields 0 on, 1 Out), M Prado (4, 7th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out)
SF - B McCann
RBI - J Ellsbury 3 (58), D Jeter 2 (34), B McCann (55), S Drew (21), M Prado (12)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B McCann 1, S Drew 1, I Suzuki 1
GIDP - D Jeter
Team LOB - 6
Running
CS - C Beltran (1, 2nd base by J Shields/S Perez)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .292
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .281
Billy ButlerDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .276
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262
Raúl IbañezDFP
DH
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .170
Josh WillinghamDFP
PH-DH
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .223
Lorenzo CainDFP
RF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .301
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .208
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
Totals 33 1 7 1 1 0 6 1 11
Batting
2B - S Perez (22, M Pineda)
HR - M Moustakas (15, 3rd inning off M Pineda 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - M Moustakas (49)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, J Willingham 1, M Moustakas 1
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - J Dyson (29, 2nd base off M Pineda/B McCann)
CS - J Dyson (5, 2nd base by M Pineda/B McCann)
Fielding
E - J Shields (4, field)
DP - 2 (A Escobar-B Butler, S Perez-A Escobar)

Pitching

NY Yankees

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Michael PinedaDFP
(W, 3-2)
6.1 5 1 1 0 5 1 0.86 1.95
David HuffDFP
2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 2.30

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(L, 12-7)
6.2 10 6 6 3 3 2 1.25 3.45
Francisley BuenoDFP
1.2 3 2 2 0 0 1 1.31 4.13
Bruce ChenDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.65 6.46
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - M Pineda 96-70; D Huff 25-21; J Shields 110-68; F Bueno 25-16; B Chen 7-6
Ground balls-fly balls - M Pineda 7-7; D Huff 4-3; J Shields 17-3; F Bueno 3-2; B Chen 0-0
Batters faced - M Pineda 23; D Huff 10; J Shields 31; F Bueno 8; B Chen 2
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barrett. 1B--Dana DeMuth. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Weather: 97 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 31,758.