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Game Story

Nelson Cruz has only two hits in 15 at-bats against the Kansas City Royals this season. Cruz hit a two-run homer and the first-place Baltimore Orioles beat the Royals 2-1 on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. It was Cruz's 12th home run, which is second in the American League to the...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bal 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0
KC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 4th: Baltimore
Nelson CruzDFP
homered to deep center,
Chris DavisDFP
scored
BAL 2 - KC 0
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Danny ValenciaDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep left,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
to third
BAL 2 - KC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nick MarkakisDFP
RF
4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .302
Manny MachadoDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
Adam JonesDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .280
Chris DavisDFP
1B
3 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 .234
Nelson CruzDFP
DH
4 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 2 .275
Steve ClevengerDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .278
J.J. HardyDFP
SS
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
Ryan FlahertyDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205
David LoughDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .167
Totals 35 2 10 2 1 1 13 0 12
Batting
2B - J Hardy (7, Y Ventura)
HR - N Cruz (12, 4th inning off Y Ventura 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - N Cruz 2 (35)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jones 1, C Davis 1, S Clevenger 1, R Flaherty 1
GIDP - A Jones
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Machado-R Flaherty-C Davis)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .302
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .232
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .277
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Danny ValenciaDFP
3B
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .283
Johnny GiavotellaDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285
Totals 32 1 7 1 0 1 4 0 11
Batting
2B - D Valencia (2, W Chen)
SF - D Valencia
RBI - D Valencia (4)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giavotella 3
GIDP - A Escobar
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
Outfield assists - A Gordon
DP - 1 (A Escobar-J Giavotella-E Hosmer)

Pitching

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Wei-Yin ChenDFP
(W, 5-2)
5.1 7 1 1 1 1 0 1.45 3.69
Darren O'DayDFP
(HLD, 5)
1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.02 0.54
Troy PattonDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 1.80
Ryan WebbDFP
(HLD, 5)
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 3.78
Zach BrittonDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.85 0.81

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yordano VenturaDFP
(L, 2-3)
6.1 7 2 2 1 9 1 1.13 2.40
Tim CollinsDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.29 7.94
Louis ColemanDFP
0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.76 5.56
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.03 1.40
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.82 0.00
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - W Chen 95-61; D O'Day 20-17; T Patton 4-3; R Webb 11-8; Z Britton 12-7; Y Ventura 104-70; T Collins 10-7; L Coleman 12-7; K Herrera 11-8; A Crow 10-7
Ground balls-fly balls - W Chen 13-6; D O'Day 3-1; T Patton 0-0; R Webb 1-0; Z Britton 3-0; Y Ventura 9-4; T Collins 1-0; L Coleman 1-0; K Herrera 1-0; A Crow 0-2
Batters faced - W Chen 23; D O'Day 5; T Patton 1; R Webb 2; Z Britton 3; Y Ventura 26; T Collins 2; L Coleman 2; K Herrera 3; A Crow 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:56.
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Chris Segal. 3B--Cory Blaser.
Weather: 57 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 12,455.