12-15
2 - 4
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 Hosmer hit sacrifice fly to left, Nori Aoki scored
TOR 0 - KC 1
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Eric Hosmer doubled to deep right, Omar Infante scored
TOR 0 - KC 2
Top 6th: Toronto
Edwin Encarnación singled to shallow center, Jonathan Díaz scored, José Bautista to third
TOR 1 - KC 2
Juan Francisco singled to shallow center, José Bautista scored, Edwin Encarnación to second
TOR 2 - KC 2
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Alcides Escobar doubled to left, Jimmy Paredes and Salvador Pérez scored
TOR 2 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Toronto

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José ReyesSS 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .200
Melky CabreraLF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .342
Jonathan DíazPR-LF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .176
Josh TholePH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .478
José BautistaRF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .293
Edwin Encarnación1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 .250
Dioner NavarroC 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .311
Juan Francisco3B 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 .257
Colby RasmusCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .194
Moisés SierraDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .059
Chris Getz2B 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 AokiRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Omar Infante2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Eric Hosmer1B 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301
Billy ButlerDH 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .224
Jimmy ParedesPR-DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Alex GordonLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270
Salvador PérezC 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .245
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .149
Alcides EscobarSS 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Jarrod DysonCF 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 Hutchison(L, 1-2) 7.0 5 4 4 1 5 0 1.27 3.82
Todd Redmond 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 Ventura 5.0 2 0 0 2 4 0 1.07 1.50
Danny Duffy 0.0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0.96 2.16
Aaron Crow(BS, 2) 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1.00 0.00
Kelvin Herrera(W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.41 2.53
Wade Davis(HLD, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 1.30 2.92
Greg Holland(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.