Houston Astros 4, Kansas City Royals 0
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Friday, July 24, 2015 (N) at Kauffman Stadium

HOU A    0  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  1
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Tucker lf                     5   2   3   1       0   1       1   0
Correa ss                     3   1   1   1       1   1       2   4
Gattis dh                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Rasmus rf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Valbuena 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Singleton 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Carter ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Castro c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Marisnick cf                  4   1   2   0       0   1       8   0
Kazmir p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sipp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gregerson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  11   4       2   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Valbuena-Correa-Carter.
E: Correa (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Marisnick (10,off Guthrie); Tucker (16,off Guthrie).
HR: Tucker (9,3rd inning off Guthrie 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marisnick (13,3rd base off Guthrie/Butera).

Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Escobar ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Moustakas 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Cain cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Hosmer 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   1       9   1
K. Morales dh                 4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rios rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Infante 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Orlando lf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Butera c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Guthrie p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  F. Morales p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       2   5      27  10

BATTING - 
GDP: K. Morales (16,off Gregerson).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kazmir W(6-5)                 7     3   0   0   1   3   0  25
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Sipp                          0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Gregerson SV(21)              0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     4   0   0   2   5   0  32

Inherited Runners - Scored: Gregerson 2-0.
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Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Guthrie L(7-6)                7    11   4   4   2   3   1  32
F. Morales                    2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   5   1  38


Umpires: HP - Ryan Blakney, 1B - Tripp Gibson, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Mark Carlson
Official Scorer: David Boyce
Replay: tag play (6th inning, Jose Altuve at bat, Royals challenge, call
overturned)
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 36965


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Kansas City Royals       
1. Altuve              2b        Escobar             ss
2. Tucker              lf        Moustakas           3b
3. Correa              ss        Cain                cf
4. Gattis              dh        Hosmer              1b
5. Rasmus              rf        K. Morales          dh
6. Valbuena            3b        Rios                rf
7. Singleton           1b        Infante             2b
8. Castro              c         Orlando             lf
9. Marisnick           cf        Butera              c
   Kazmir              p         Guthrie             p

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve grounded out (pitcher to first); Tucker
singled to right; Correa was called out on strikes; Gattis
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Escobar singled to center; Moustakas flied to
center; Cain flied to right; Hosmer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rasmus flied to right; Valbuena walked; Singleton
struck out; Castro singled to center [Valbuena to third];
Marisnick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: K. Morales flied to center; Rios lined to center;
Infante lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Altuve grounded out (second to first); Tucker
homered; Correa walked; Gattis singled to center [Correa to
third]; Rasmus singled to right [Correa scored, Gattis to
second]; Valbuena lined to center; Singleton grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Orlando popped to third; Butera flied to center;
Escobar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Royals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Castro lined to first; Marisnick doubled to right;
Marisnick stole third; Altuve singled to shortstop [Marisnick
scored]; Tucker doubled to left [Altuve out at home (left to
shortstop to catcher)]; Correa singled to center [Tucker
scored]; Gattis singled to left [Correa to third]; Rasmus flied
to left; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Moustakas singled to center; Cain flied to center;
Hosmer walked [Moustakas to second]; K. Morales flied to right
[Moustakas to third]; Rios lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Valbuena flied to center; Singleton flied to left;
Castro lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals
0.

ROYALS 5TH: Infante singled to center; Orlando struck out;
Butera struck out; Escobar grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Marisnick singled to center; Marisnick was picked
off first (pitcher to first); when Jake Marisnick was called
safe at 1B, Royals manager Ned Yost challenged the ruling; the
call was overturned by replay; Altuve flied to center;
Tucker lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals
0.

ROYALS 6TH: Moustakas flied to center; Cain popped to second;
Hosmer lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Correa grounded out (pitcher to first); Gattis
grounded out (third to first); Rasmus grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: K. Morales grounded out (shortstop to first); Rios
grounded out (third to first); Infante popped to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: F. MORALES REPLACED GUTHRIE (PITCHING); Valbuena
flied to left; CARTER BATTED FOR SINGLETON; Carter struck out;
Castro grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: CARTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); QUALLS REPLACED
KAZMIR (PITCHING); Orlando struck out; Butera struck out;
Escobar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Royals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Marisnick lined to left; Altuve flied to left;
Tucker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: SIPP REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Moustakas walked;
Cain flied to right; Hosmer singled to shortstop [Moustakas to
third (error by Correa)]; Originally no error on advance;
added on 07-28-2015; GREGERSON REPLACED SIPP (PITCHING); K.
Morales grounded into a double play (third to shortstop to
first) [Hosmer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Royals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   1    7
 Royals           0   4   0    5


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