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 Jeter grounded out to shortstop, Ichiro Suzuki scored, Jacoby Ellsbury to second
NYY 1 - KC 0
Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Mike Moustakas homered to deep right
NYY 1 - KC 1
Top 4th: NY Yankees
Stephen Drew homered to deep right
NYY 2 - KC 1
Top 7th: NY Yankees
Martín Prado homered to deep left center
NYY 3 - KC 1
Jacoby Ellsbury singled to right, Ichiro Suzuki scored, Zelous Wheeler to third
NYY 4 - KC 1
Derek Jeter singled to pitcher, Zelous Wheeler scored, Jacoby Ellsbury to third
NYY 5 - KC 1
Brian McCann hit sacrifice fly to right, Jacoby Ellsbury scored
NYY 6 - KC 1
Top 9th: NY Yankees
Jacoby Ellsbury homered to right, Zelous Wheeler scored
NYY 8 - KC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

NY Yankees

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jacoby EllsburyCF 5 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 .280
Derek JeterSS 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .264
Brendan Ryan2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Brian McCannC 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .236
Carlos BeltránDH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .239
Stephen Drew2B-SS 5 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 .173
Martín PradoLF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Chase Headley1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .245
Ichiro SuzukiRF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Zelous Wheeler3B 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 DysonCF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .292
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
Alex GordonLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .281
Billy Butler1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .276
Salvador PérezC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262
Raúl IbañezDH 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .170
Josh WillinghamPH-DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .223
Lorenzo CainRF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .301
Mike Moustakas3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .208
Alcides EscobarSS 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 Pineda(W, 3-2) 6.1 5 1 1 0 5 1 0.86 1.95
David Huff 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 Shields(L, 12-7) 6.2 10 6 6 3 3 2 1.25 3.45
Francisley Bueno 1.2 3 2 2 0 0 1 1.31 4.13
Bruce Chen 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.