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Game Story

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alcides Escobar was going to take the first pitch that Neftali Feliz threw him, no matter what. After that, the Royals shortstop decided to keep taking pitches until he saw a strike.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tex 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
KC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 2 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Texas
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
doubled to deep center,
Adrián BéltreDFP
scored
TEX 1 - KC 0
Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
Justin MaxwellDFP
doubled to center,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored
TEX 1 - KC 1
Bottom 8th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
walked,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to third,
David LoughDFP
to second
TEX 1 - KC 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .273
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .270
Álex RíosDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .276
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .316
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
DH
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .278
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Geovany SotoDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
David MurphyDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
Totals 32 1 5 1 0 1 6 1 8
Batting
2B - A Pierzynski (22, E Santana); D Murphy (25, E Santana)
RBI - A Pierzynski (65)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Andrus 2, D Murphy 1
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - L Martin (33, 2nd base off E Santana/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 2 (I Kinsler-E Andrus-M Moreland, I Kinsler-M Moreland)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .246
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .304
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .292
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .291
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF-RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .235
Justin MaxwellDFP
RF
1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 .258
David LoughDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .283
Jarrod DysonDFP
PR-CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 .238
Totals 30 2 9 2 0 6 6 1 13
Batting
2B - J Maxwell (14, M Perez)
RBI - J Maxwell (21), A Escobar (52)
2-out RBI - J Maxwell, A Escobar
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 2, S Perez 1, A Escobar 2
GIDP - B Butler, M Moustakas
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - M Moustakas (2, 2nd base off J Frasor/G Soto)
CS - J Maxwell (2, 3rd base by N Cotts/G Soto)

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Martín PérezDFP
5.2 7 1 1 4 3 0 1.37 3.54
Neal CottsDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 1.04
Jason FrasorDFP
(L, 4-3)
0.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.12 2.72
Neftali FelizDFP
0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.50 0.00
Joseph OrtizDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 4.23

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ervin SantanaDFP
7.1 5 1 1 1 4 0 1.13 3.16
Luke HochevarDFP
(W, 5-2)
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.82 1.74
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 44)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.83 1.29
Pitching
HBP - A Escobar (by M Perez)
Pitches-strikes - M Perez 108-68; N Cotts 14-8; J Frasor 30-20; N Feliz 4-0; J Ortiz 3-2; E Santana 94-59; L Hochevar 12-8; G Holland 11-8
Ground balls-fly balls - M Perez 13-2; N Cotts 2-0; J Frasor 1-1; N Feliz 0-0; J Ortiz 1-0; E Santana 11-8; L Hochevar 1-1; G Holland 0-1
Batters faced - M Perez 27; N Cotts 3; J Frasor 5; N Feliz 1; J Ortiz 1; E Santana 28; L Hochevar 2; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:59.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 67 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 21,837.