Kansas City Royals 5, Houston Astros 4
American League Division Series Game 2
Played on Friday, October 9, 2015 (D) at Kauffman Stadium

HOU A    1  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
KC  A    0  1  1    0  0  2    1  0  x  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Springer rf                   3   1   1   2       1   1       5   0
Correa ss                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Rasmus lf                     3   1   2   2       1   0       3   0
Gattis dh                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Valbuena 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   2
Carter 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Castro c                      2   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Lowrie ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Marisnick cf                  3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Tucker ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gomez pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kazmir p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fields p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sipp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Neshek p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4       4   9      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Valbuena-Altuve-Carter.

BATTING - 
2B: Rasmus (1,off Cueto).
HR: Rasmus (2,3rd inning off Cueto 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Correa (1,off Cueto).
Team LOB: 6.

Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Escobar ss                    5   1   2   0       0   1       1   5
Zobrist 2b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       3   2
Cain cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Hosmer 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       9   0
Morales dh                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Moustakas 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Perez c                       3   1   2   2       1   1       9   0
Gordon lf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Dyson pr,lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rios rf                       3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Orlando rf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cueto p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Madson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   5  11   4       3   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Moustakas-Zobrist-Hosmer.

BATTING - 
2B: Rios (1,off Kazmir); Cain (1,off Kazmir).
3B: Escobar (1,off Harris).
HR: Perez (1,2nd inning off Kazmir 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Zobrist (1,off Kazmir).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dyson (1,2nd base off Neshek/Castro).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kazmir                        5.1   5   3   3   1   4   1  21
Perez                         0     2   1   1   1   0   0   3
Fields                        0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Harris L(0-1)                 0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Sipp                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Neshek                        0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    11   5   5   3   7   1  37

Inherited Runners - Scored: Perez 1-1; Fields 3-1; Sipp 1-0.
.

Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cueto                         6     7   4   4   3   5   1  27
Herrera W(1-0)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Madson                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Davis SV(1)                   1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4   9   1  37


Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Gerry Davis, 
LF - Todd Tichenor, RF - Lance Barksdale
Replay: tag play (9th inning, Jose Altuve at bat, Royals challenge, call
overturned)
Time of Game: 3:27   Attendance: 40008


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Kansas City Royals       
1. Altuve              2b        Escobar             ss
2. Springer            rf        Zobrist             2b
3. Correa              ss        Cain                cf
4. Rasmus              lf        Hosmer              1b
5. Gattis              dh        Morales             dh
6. Valbuena            3b        Moustakas           3b
7. Carter              1b        Perez               c
8. Castro              c         Gordon              lf
9. Marisnick           cf        Rios                rf
   Kazmir              p         Cueto               p

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve flied to center; Springer walked; Correa was
called out on strikes; Rasmus doubled to right [Springer
scored]; Gattis singled to left [Rasmus to third]; Valbuena
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Escobar popped to first; Zobrist singled to right;
Cain flied to left; Hosmer popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Carter singled to center; Castro walked [Carter to
second]; On a bunt Marisnick singled to third [Carter to third,
Castro to second]; Altuve flied to right; Springer singled to
shortstop [Carter scored, Castro scored, Marisnick to second];
Correa grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Springer out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Morales struck out; Moustakas lined to right; Perez
homered; Gordon grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Rasmus homered; Gattis grounded out (shortstop to
first); Valbuena popped to shortstop; Carter was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Rios doubled to center; On a bunt Escobar singled to
first [Rios to third]; when Alcides Escobar was called out at
1B, Royals manager Ned Yost challenged the ruling; the call was
overturned by replay; Zobrist grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Rios scored (no RBI), Escobar out at
second]; Cain flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Royals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Castro grounded out (second to first); Marisnick
struck out; Altuve flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Royals 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Hosmer grounded out (second to first); Morales
struck out; Moustakas flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Royals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Springer grounded out (shortstop to first); Correa
struck out; Rasmus walked; Gattis popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Perez struck out; Gordon walked; Rios flied to
right; Escobar was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Royals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Valbuena singled to right; Carter flied to center;
Castro flied to center; Marisnick forced Valbuena (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Zobrist flied to center; Cain doubled to right;
PEREZ REPLACED KAZMIR (PITCHING); Hosmer singled to center [Cain
scored]; Morales singled to center [Hosmer to third]; Moustakas
walked [Morales to second]; FIELDS REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING);
Perez walked [Hosmer scored, Morales to third, Moustakas to
second]; Gordon struck out; Rios struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ORLANDO REPLACED RIOS (PLAYING RF); HERRERA REPLACED
CUETO (PITCHING); Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first);
Springer struck out; Correa singled to center; Rasmus popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 4.

ROYALS 7TH: HARRIS REPLACED FIELDS (PITCHING); Escobar tripled
to center; Zobrist singled to left [Escobar scored]; Cain forced
Zobrist (second to shortstop); Hosmer flied to left; SIPP
REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Morales grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MADSON REPLACED HERRERA (PITCHING); Gattis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Valbuena struck out; Carter struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 5.

ROYALS 8TH: Moustakas lined to right; NESHEK REPLACED SIPP
(PITCHING); Perez singled to right; Gordon singled to right
[Perez to third]; DYSON RAN FOR GORDON; Dyson stole second;
Orlando struck out; Escobar flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: DYSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); DAVIS REPLACED
MADSON (PITCHING); LOWRIE BATTED FOR CASTRO; Lowrie was called
out on strikes; TUCKER BATTED FOR MARISNICK; Tucker walked;
GOMEZ RAN FOR TUCKER; Gomez was picked off first (pitcher to
first); when Carlos Gomez was called safe on a pickoff
attempt, Royals manager Ned Yost challenged the ruling; the call
was overturned by replay; Altuve grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Royals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    6
 Royals           5  11   0    8


Data courtesy of Retrosheet