Royals won series 3-2
Division Series
Odds:
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 40,566
(86-76)
2
L: McHugh (1-1)
(95-67)
7
W: Cueto (1-0)
Final
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HOU020000000220
KC00013003X780

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd
HOU
2
0
Luis Valbuena homered (392 ft.) to deep right, Evan Gattis scored
Bottom 4th
KC
2
1
Eric Hosmer singled to shallow center, Lorenzo Cain scored
Bottom 5th
KC
2
3
Álex Ríos doubled to left, Salvador Perez and Alex Gordon scored
KC
2
4
Ben Zobrist hit sacrifice fly to right, Álex Ríos scored
Bottom 8th
KC
2
7
Kendrys Morales homered (417 ft.) to deep left center, Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain scored

Batting

HoustonABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
2B400000000.136
RF400000020.211
SS300000000.350
LF300000030.429
CF300000010.250
DH311000010.211
3B311210000.154
1B300000010.294
C200000000.071
PH100000010.000
Totals2922210090
Batting
HR - L Valbuena (1, 2nd inning off J Cueto, 1 on, 2 out)
RBI - L Valbuena 2 (2)
2-out RBI - L Valbuena 2
Team LOB - 0
Fielding
DP - 2 (L Valbuena-J Altuve-C Carter, L Valbuena-C Correa-C Carter)
Kansas CityABRHRBIHRSBBBKLOBAVG
SS311000001.286
2B200100111.333
CF321000101.250
1B401100002.190
DH411310001.263
3B400000001.111
C211000000.286
LF311000011.235
RF312200010.286
RF000000000.000
Totals2878710238
Batting
2B - A Escobar (1, D Keuchel), A Gordon (1, C McHugh), A Rios (2, M Fiers)
HR - K Morales (3, 8th inning off D Keuchel, 2 on, 2 out)
RBI - B Zobrist (2), E Hosmer (5), K Morales 3 (6), A Rios 2 (2)
2-out RBI - K Morales 3
S - A Escobar
SF - B Zobrist
GIDP - L Cain, A Gordon
Team LOB - 2

Pitching

HoustonIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
(L, 1-1)4.05331101.104.50
1.01110001.009.00
1.20000100.460.00
0.10000102.000.00
1.02331011.384.50
Kansas CityIPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
(W, 1-0)8.02220810.863.86
1.00000100.500.00
Pitching
IBB - L Cain (by D Keuchel)
HBP - S Perez (by C McHugh)
Pitches-strikes - C McHugh 72-45, M Fiers 9-6, T Sipp 17-13, P Neshek 6-4, D Keuchel 27-12, J Cueto 91-62, W Davis 8-5
Ground balls-fly balls - C McHugh 3-7, M Fiers 2-1, T Sipp 2-2, P Neshek 0-0, D Keuchel 2-2, J Cueto 5-11, W Davis 1-1
Batters faced - C McHugh 17, M Fiers 4, T Sipp 5, P Neshek, D Keuchel 6, J Cueto 26, W Davis 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:42
Umpires: HP-Gerry Davis. 1B-Todd Tichenor. 2B-Lance Barksdale. 3B-Angel Hernandez. LF-Mike Everitt. RF-Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 63 degrees. Clear.
Wind: 2 MPH Right to Left.