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Game Story

Royals manager Ned Yost admitted that he often manages an entire game around getting the ball to reliever Wade Davis in the eighth inning and closer Greg Holland in the ninth. The fact that Yordano Ventura gave him six solid innings made things even easier. Ventura returned from a sore elbow to...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: St. Louis
Peter BourjosDFP
tripled to right center,
Jon JayDFP
scored
STL 1 - KC 0
Top 4th: St. Louis
Matt CarpenterDFP
singled to first,
Jon JayDFP
scored,
Peter BourjosDFP
to third
STL 2 - KC 0
Bottom 6th: Kansas City
Nori AokiDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Alcides EscobarDFP
scored
STL 2 - KC 1
Eric HosmerDFP
singled to right,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
STL 2 - KC 2
Salvador PérezDFP
singled to shallow center,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored,
Alex GordonDFP
to second
STL 2 - KC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt CarpenterDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .306
Kolten WongDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Daniel DescalsoDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .161
Matt HollidayDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
Allen CraigDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
Yadier MolinaDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .299
Oscar TaverasDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Randal GrichukDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .224
Jon JayDFP
LF
4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .295
Peter BourjosDFP
CF
3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .211
Totals 34 2 8 2 0 2 5 0 9
Batting
2B - M Holliday (14, Y Ventura)
3B - P Bourjos (3, Y Ventura)
RBI - M Carpenter (21), P Bourjos (9)
2-out RBI - M Carpenter, P Bourjos
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Carpenter 1, K Wong 1, Y Molina 2, P Bourjos 1
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield assists - O Taveras
DP - 2 (A Craig, O Taveras-J Peralta)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Alex GordonDFP
LF
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .284
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .319
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .148
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Totals 28 3 7 3 0 2 1 0 9
Batting
2B - N Aoki (9, M Wacha); B Butler (10, M Wacha); A Escobar (16, M Wacha)
S - A Escobar
RBI - N Aoki (13), E Hosmer (25), S Perez (16)
2-out RBI - S Perez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Cain 1, M Moustakas 2
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
Outfield assists - A Gordon

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Michael WachaDFP
(L, 4-4)
6.0 7 3 3 1 1 0 1.08 2.61
Carlos MartínezDFP
2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.29 4.41

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano VenturaDFP
(W, 3-5)
6.0 7 2 2 2 1 0 1.28 3.41
Francisley BuenoDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 4.50
Wade DavisDFP
(HLD, 9)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 1.32
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 17)
1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.97 1.52
Pitching
WP - G Holland
Pitches-strikes - M Wacha 95-66; C Martinez 19-11; Y Ventura 91-55; F Bueno 12-9; W Davis 9-6; G Holland 18-11
Ground balls-fly balls - M Wacha 12-7; C Martinez 2-2; Y Ventura 10-7; F Bueno 2-0; W Davis 0-2; G Holland 1-0
Batters faced - M Wacha 25; C Martinez 6; Y Ventura 26; F Bueno 3; W Davis 3; G Holland 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:26.
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--CB Bucknor. 3B--Tripp Gibson.
Weather: 76 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 24,438.