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14-12

Game Story

Alcides Escobar is a maestro with his glove, making the kinds difficult of plays at shortstop that has helped to make the Kansas City Royals one of the best defensive teams in baseball. His two-run double in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in a tense 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tor 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 0
KC 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 4 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
TOR 0 - KC 1
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
doubled to deep right,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored
TOR 0 - KC 2
Top 6th: Toronto
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
singled to shallow center,
Jonathan DíazDFP
scored,
José BautistaDFP
to third
TOR 1 - KC 2
Juan FranciscoDFP
singled to shallow center,
José BautistaDFP
scored,
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
to second
TOR 2 - KC 2
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Alcides EscobarDFP
doubled to left,
Jimmy ParedesDFP
and
Salvador PérezDFP
scored
TOR 2 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Toronto

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José ReyesDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .200
Melky CabreraDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .342
Jonathan DíazDFP
PR-LF
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .176
Josh TholeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .478
José BautistaDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .293
Edwin EncarnaciónDFP
1B
4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 .250
Dioner NavarroDFP
C
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .311
Juan FranciscoDFP
3B
2 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 .257
Colby RasmusDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .194
Moisés SierraDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .059
Chris GetzDFP
2B
3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333
Totals 34 2 7 2 0 6 11 0 26
Batting
2B - E Encarnacion (9, G Holland); C Getz (1, K Herrera)
RBI - E Encarnacion (15), J Francisco (4)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Reyes 2, E Encarnacion 2, D Navarro 1, C Rasmus 1, M Sierra 1
Team LOB - 12

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .224
Jimmy ParedesDFP
PR-DH
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270
Salvador PérezDFP
C
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .245
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .149
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .343
Totals 28 4 6 4 0 1 5 2 7
Batting
2B - N Aoki (5, D Hutchison); O Infante (2, D Hutchison); E Hosmer 2 (9, D Hutchison, T Redmond); A Escobar (8, D Hutchison)
S - O Infante
SF - E Hosmer
RBI - E Hosmer 2 (9), A Escobar 2 (10)
2-out RBI - A Escobar 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Paredes 1, S Perez 1, J Dyson 1
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - J Paredes 2 (2, 2nd base off D Hutchison/D Navarro, 3rd base off D Hutchison/D Navarro)

Pitching

Toronto

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Drew HutchisonDFP
(L, 1-2)
7.0 5 4 4 1 5 0 1.27 3.82
Todd RedmondDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 2.45

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano VenturaDFP
5.0 2 0 0 2 4 0 1.07 1.50
Danny DuffyDFP
0.0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0.96 2.16
Aaron CrowDFP
(BS, 2)
1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1.00 0.00
Kelvin HerreraDFP
(W, 1-1)
1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.41 2.53
Wade DavisDFP
(HLD, 4)
1.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 1.30 2.92
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 7)
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 2.70
Pitching
BALK - D Hutchison
HBP - M Cabrera (by D Duffy)
Pitches-strikes - D Hutchison 97-62; T Redmond 20-15; Y Ventura 92-57; D Duffy 6-1; A Crow 19-14; K Herrera 21-14; W Davis 24-13; G Holland 16-10
Ground balls-fly balls - D Hutchison 7-8; T Redmond 1-1; Y Ventura 6-5; D Duffy 0-0; A Crow 0-0; K Herrera 1-0; W Davis 0-0; G Holland 1-1
Batters faced - D Hutchison 27; T Redmond 4; Y Ventura 19; D Duffy 2; A Crow 5; K Herrera 5; W Davis 6; G Holland 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:59.
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--John Tumpane. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--James Hoye.
Weather: 53 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 11,715.