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Game Story

James Shields turned and gave a salute after striking out Pablo Sandoval to end his four-hitter, the Kansas City Royals' sixth straight victory, 5-0 over San Francisco Giants on Saturday night. It just a nice little salute to the bullpen, tell them to take a day.'' Alex Gordon homered for the...
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SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
KC 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 X 5 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Alex Gordon homered to deep right
SF 0 - KC 1
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Lorenzo Cain singled to shallow right, Billy Butler scored, Alex Gordon to second
SF 0 - KC 2
Mike Moustakas doubled to right, Alex Gordon scored
SF 0 - KC 3
Alcides Escobar singled to shallow left, Mike Moustakas scored, Alcides Escobar to second advancing on throw
SF 0 - KC 4
Jarrod Dyson singled to shallow center, Alcides Escobar scored
SF 0 - KC 5

Pitching Details

Batting

San Francisco

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ángel PagánCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .305
Hunter PenceRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290
Buster PoseyC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
Pablo Sandoval3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Michael MorseDH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
Gregor BlancoLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Joe Panik2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .260
Travis Ishikawa1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .209
Matt DuffySS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167
Totals 30 0 4 0 0 1 5 0 8
Batting
2B - J Panik (4, J Shields)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pagan 1, M Duffy 1
GIDP - M Morse
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Panik-M Duffy-T Ishikawa)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Jarrod DysonPR-CF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .275
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
Salvador PérezC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
Billy Butler1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278
Alex GordonLF 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
Lorenzo CainCF-RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302
Raúl IbañezDH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .168
Mike Moustakas3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .202
Alcides EscobarSS 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Totals 32 5 9 5 1 0 1 1 4
Batting
2B - B Butler (25, T Hudson); M Moustakas (16, J Affeldt)
HR - A Gordon (11, 5th inning off T Hudson 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Dyson (16), A Gordon (51), L Cain (39), M Moustakas (47), A Escobar (34)
2-out RBI - J Dyson, M Moustakas, A Escobar
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, S Perez 1
GIDP - R Ibanez
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - J Dyson (23, 2nd base off J Machi/B Posey)
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Moustakas-O Infante-B Butler)

Pitching

San Francisco

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tim Hudson(L, 8-9) 6.0 6 3 3 0 1 1 1.14 2.81
Jeremy Affeldt 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0.98 1.71
Jean Machi 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.93 1.63
Juan Gutiérrez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.01 2.98

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James Shields(W, 11-6) 9.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 1.21 3.25
Pitching
WP - J Shields
Pitches-strikes - T Hudson 84-54; J Affeldt 19-11; J Machi 5-2; J Gutierrez 6-5; J Shields 109-72
Ground balls-fly balls - T Hudson 9-8; J Affeldt 3-0; J Machi 1-0; J Gutierrez 2-0; J Shields 12-7
Batters faced - T Hudson 24; J Affeldt 4; J Machi 1; J Gutierrez 3; J Shields 31
Game Details
Game Time: 2:30.
Umpires: HP--Mark Ripperger. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 80 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 35,114.