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Game Story

Billy Butler is hot at the plate and Kansas City Royals are even hotter. Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two runners in the same inning as the Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Friday night for their fifth straight victory. The Royals, who have...
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SF 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 3
KC 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 4 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Billy Butler homered to deep left, Omar Infante scored
SF 0 - KC 2
Top 3rd: San Francisco
Joaquín Árias doubled to shallow left, Pablo Sandoval scored, Michael Morse to third
SF 1 - KC 2
Matt Duffy singled to shallow right, Michael Morse scored, Joaquín Árias to third, Joaquín Árias out at home
SF 2 - KC 2
Bottom 6th: Kansas City
Billy Butler singled to shallow right, Omar Infante scored, Salvador Pérez to second
SF 2 - KC 3
Alex Gordon singled to left, Salvador Pérez scored, Billy Butler to second, Billy Butler out at third, Alex Gordon to second
SF 2 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

San Francisco

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ángel PagánCF 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .306
Hunter PenceRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .292
Buster PoseyC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .289
Pablo SandovalDH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Michael Morse1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Travis IshikawaPR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Joaquín Árias3B 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .197
Joe PanikPH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
Matt Duffy2B-3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Juan PérezLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .175
Gregor BlancoPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Brandon CrawfordSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .229
Totals 37 2 12 2 0 0 11 0 17
Batting
2B - J Arias 2 (4, J Vargas 2)
RBI - J Arias (9), M Duffy (2)
2-out RBI - J Arias, M Duffy
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pagan 1, B Posey 1, M Morse 1
GIDP - M Duffy
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - M Morse (4, throw); M Duffy (1, field); B Crawford (17, field)
Outfield assists - J Perez
DP - 2 (M Duffy-B Crawford-M Morse, J Arias-B Crawford-M Morse)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Jarrod DysonCF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
Omar Infante2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Salvador PérezC 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .270
Billy Butler1B 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .279
Alex GordonLF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .274
Lorenzo CainCF-RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .302
Erik KratzDH 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .205
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .201
Alcides EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278
Totals 29 4 7 4 1 0 5 0 6
Batting
2B - O Infante (15, M Bumgarner)
HR - B Butler (7, 1st inning off M Bumgarner 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - B Butler 3 (47), A Gordon (50)
2-out RBI - B Butler 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Cain 1
GIDP - O Infante, M Moustakas
Team LOB - 2
Running
CS - A Gordon (3, 2nd base by M Bumgarner/B Posey)
Fielding
E - O Infante (6, field)
Outfield assists - N Aoki 2
DP - 1 (O Infante-A Escobar-B Butler)

Pitching

San Francisco

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Madison Bumgarner(L, 13-9) 8.0 7 4 3 0 5 1 1.16 3.22

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason Vargas 5.0 9 2 2 0 5 0 1.26 3.48
Jason Frasor(W, 3-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 2.80
Kelvin Herrera(HLD, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 1.65
Wade Davis(HLD, 23) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.89 0.91
Greg Holland(SV, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.94 1.81
Pitching
HBP - N Aoki (by M Bumgarner)
Pitches-strikes - M Bumgarner 123-85; J Vargas 101-69; J Frasor 10-8; K Herrera 14-9; W Davis 18-11; G Holland 11-8
Ground balls-fly balls - M Bumgarner 14-5; J Vargas 8-7; J Frasor 0-1; K Herrera 3-0; W Davis 1-0; G Holland 1-0
Batters faced - M Bumgarner 30; J Vargas 23; J Frasor 3; K Herrera 4; W Davis 4; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:59.
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Mark Ripperger. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 75 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 28,307.