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Game Story

This one could be a costly victory for the Kansas City Royals and an expensive loss for the Tampa Bay Rays. Jason Vargas took a shutout into the ninth inning, Alcides Escobar hit a three-run double and the Royals beat the Rays 4-2 Monday night in a game that included two significant injuries. Rays...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 0
KC 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 4 8 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
singled to left,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
TB 0 - KC 1
Bottom 6th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
doubled to left,
Alex GordonDFP
,
Salvador PérezDFP
and
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored
TB 0 - KC 4
Top 9th: Tampa Bay
Ben ZobristDFP
homered to deep left
TB 1 - KC 4
Matt JoyceDFP
singled to shallow right,
Logan ForsytheDFP
scored
TB 2 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .276
Wil MyersDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .185
Ben ZobristDFP
2B
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .286
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .414
Logan ForsytheDFP
DH
4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .150
James LoneyDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217
Seán RodríguezDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
Matt JoyceDFP
PH
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .444
Ryan HaniganDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
David DeJesúsDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .185
Totals 34 2 6 2 1 1 3 0 8
Batting
2B - E Longoria (3, J Vargas)
HR - B Zobrist (1, 9th inning off J Vargas 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - B Zobrist (2), M Joyce (6)
2-out RBI - M Joyce
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Forsythe 1, S Rodriguez 1
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - 2 (E Longoria-B Zobrist-J Loney, Y Escobar-J Loney)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .348
Danny ValenciaDFP
PR-2B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .273
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .200
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
Salvador PérezDFP
C
2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .444
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .000
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .318
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 .100
Totals 30 4 8 4 0 4 5 0 17
Batting
2B - A Escobar (1, H Bell)
3B - N Aoki (1, M Moore)
RBI - E Hosmer (1), A Escobar 3 (3)
2-out RBI - A Escobar 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Aoki 1, A Gordon 1, A Escobar 1
GIDP - E Hosmer, B Butler
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - E Hosmer (1, field)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Matt MooreDFP
(L, 0-2)
4.1 4 1 1 2 2 0 1.50 2.70
César RamosDFP
1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.00 3.00
Heath BellDFP
2.2 3 2 2 1 2 0 1.06 3.18

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason VargasDFP
(W, 1-0)
8.0 4 1 1 1 2 1 0.73 1.20
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 3)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.33 3.00
Pitching
WP - H Bell
HBP - O Infante (by H Bell)
Pitches-strikes - M Moore 78-45; C Ramos 19-11; H Bell 40-23; J Vargas 110-74; G Holland 18-11
Ground balls-fly balls - M Moore 8-2; C Ramos 1-1; H Bell 6-1; J Vargas 12-11; G Holland 3-0
Batters faced - M Moore 18; C Ramos 5; H Bell 12; J Vargas 30; G Holland 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:56.
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Quinn Wolcott. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 63 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 12,087.