Game Story

James Loney delivered the clutch hit for Tampa Bay after Chris Archer kept Kansas City from getting one. Loney hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Rays over the Royals 1-0 on Tuesday night following an impressive pitchers' duel between top young arms. Royals rookie...

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
David DeJesúsLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .238
Wil MyersRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .194
Ben Zobrist2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281
Evan Longoria3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .364
James Loney1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Desmond JenningsCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .242
Matt JoyceDH 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .400
José MolinaC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Logan ForsythePH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
Ryan HaniganC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
Yunel EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167
Totals 31 1 4 1 0 1 11 0 12
Batting
2B - B Zobrist (1, Y Ventura)
RBI - J Loney (4)
2-out RBI - J Loney
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, J Loney 1, D Jennings 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - B Zobrist (1, field)
DP - 2 (Y Escobar-B Zobrist-J Loney, Y Escobar-B Zobrist-J Loney)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .360
Eric Hosmer1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .240
Salvador PérezC 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .476
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .208
Alex GordonLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .231
Danny Valencia2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .125
Mike Moustakas3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .045
Alcides EscobarSS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
Jarrod DysonCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Totals 34 0 9 0 0 3 8 1 20
Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Valencia 4, J Dyson 1
GIDP - E Hosmer, B Butler
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - A Escobar (1, 2nd base off C Archer/J Molina)
CS - N Aoki (1, 2nd base by C Archer/J Molina)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris Archer 7.0 6 0 0 2 4 0 1.08 1.38
Jake McGee 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.60 0.00
Joel Peralta(W, 1-1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.20 5.40
Grant Balfour(SV, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.67 0.00

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano Ventura 6.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 0.33 0.00
Aaron Crow 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.33 0.00
Wade Davis 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.31 5.06
Greg Holland(L, 0-1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.50 4.50
Pitching
WP - G Holland 2
HBP - L Forsythe (by W Davis)
Pitches-strikes - C Archer 91-60; J McGee 16-11; J Peralta 8-4; G Balfour 18-13; Y Ventura 95-62; A Crow 11-6; W Davis 27-15; G Holland 26-18
Ground balls-fly balls - C Archer 11-5; J McGee 0-2; J Peralta 0-0; G Balfour 1-1; Y Ventura 7-6; A Crow 1-0; W Davis 0-0; G Holland 2-2
Batters faced - C Archer 27; J McGee 4; J Peralta 2; G Balfour 4; Y Ventura 20; A Crow 3; W Davis 5; G Holland 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:13.
Umpires: HP--Quinn Wolcott. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Brian Knight.
Weather: 59 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 13,905.