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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...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 9th: Tampa Bay
James LoneyDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Wil MyersDFP
scored,
James LoneyDFP
to second advancing on throw
TB 1 - KC 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
David DeJesúsDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .238
Wil MyersDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .194
Ben ZobristDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .364
James LoneyDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .242
Matt JoyceDFP
DH
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .400
José MolinaDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Logan ForsytheDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
Ryan HaniganDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
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 AokiDFP
RF
5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .360
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .240
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .476
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .208
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .231
Danny ValenciaDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .125
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .045
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
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 ArcherDFP
7.0 6 0 0 2 4 0 1.08 1.38
Jake McGeeDFP
0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.60 0.00
Joel PeraltaDFP
(W, 1-1)
0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.20 5.40
Grant BalfourDFP
(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 VenturaDFP
6.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 0.33 0.00
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.33 0.00
Wade DavisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.31 5.06
Greg HollandDFP
(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.