31-30
2 - 3
29-31

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 Bourjos tripled to right center, Jon Jay scored
STL 1 - KC 0
Top 4th: St. Louis
Matt Carpenter singled to first, Jon Jay scored, Peter Bourjos to third
STL 2 - KC 0
Bottom 6th: Kansas City
Nori Aoki doubled to shallow left, Alcides Escobar scored
STL 2 - KC 1
Eric Hosmer singled to right, Nori Aoki scored
STL 2 - KC 2
Salvador Pérez singled to shallow center, Eric Hosmer scored, Alex Gordon to second
STL 2 - KC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .306
Kolten Wong2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Daniel Descalso2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .161
Matt HollidayDH 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
Allen Craig1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
Yadier MolinaC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .299
Oscar TaverasRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Randal GrichukPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .224
Jon JayLF 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .295
Peter BourjosCF 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 AokiRF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259
Jarrod DysonCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Eric Hosmer1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Alex GordonLF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .284
Salvador PérezC 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260
Lorenzo CainCF-RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .319
Mike Moustakas3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .148
Alcides EscobarSS 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 Wacha(L, 4-4) 6.0 7 3 3 1 1 0 1.08 2.61
Carlos Martínez 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 Ventura(W, 3-5) 6.0 7 2 2 2 1 0 1.28 3.41
Francisley Bueno(HLD, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 4.50
Wade Davis(HLD, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 1.32
Greg Holland(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.