Kansas City Royals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (N) at Minute Maid Park

KC  A    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
HOU A    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Escobar ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Moustakas 3b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Cain cf                       4   1   1   3       0   1       2   0
Hosmer 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Morales dh                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gordon lf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Perez c                       4   0   0   0       0   1      14   0
Infante 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Orlando rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Medlen p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hochevar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Soria p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       2   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Moustakas-Infante-Hosmer, Infante-Hosmer-Escobar-Hosmer-Moustakas.

BATTING - 
2B: Infante (2,off Fiers).
HR: Cain (2,1st inning off Fiers 2 on 0 out).
GDP: Morales (3,off Fiers).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gordon (1,2nd base off Fiers/Kratz).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Springer rf                   4   0   2   0       1   1       4   0
Correa ss                     3   0   1   0       1   1       1   4
Rasmus lf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
White 1b                      3   0   1   1       1   2      14   1
Gomez cf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Gattis dh                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Valbuena 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   2       0   4
  Marisnick pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kratz c                       2   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Tucker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Castro c                    0   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Fiers p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gregerson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       7  14      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. White-Correa-White.

BATTING - 
2B: Rasmus (2,off Medlen); Gomez (3,off Medlen).
GDP: Correa (1,off Medlen); Rasmus (1,off Medlen).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Medlen W(1-0)                 5     6   2   2   4   7   0  22
Hochevar                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Herrera                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Soria                         1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Davis SV(3)                   1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Totals                        9     7   2   2   7  14   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fiers L(0-1)                  6     6   3   3   1   3   1  24
Harris                        2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Gregerson                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   3   2   6   1  35

WP: Gregerson (1).

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Adrian Johnson
Official Scorer: Trey Wilkinson
Replay: tag play (4th inning, Salvador Perez at bat, Royals challenge,
call overturned)
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 21027


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Escobar             ss        Altuve              2b
2. Moustakas           3b        Springer            rf
3. Cain                cf        Correa              ss
4. Hosmer              1b        Rasmus              lf
5. Morales             dh        White               1b
6. Gordon              lf        Gomez               cf
7. Perez               c         Gattis              dh
8. Infante             2b        Valbuena            3b
9. Orlando             rf        Kratz               c
   Medlen              p         Fiers               p

ROYALS 1ST: Escobar singled to center; Moustakas singled to
right [Escobar to third]; Cain homered [Escobar scored,
Moustakas scored]; Hosmer grounded out (third to first); Morales
struck out; Gordon struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve walked; Springer singled to left [Altuve to
second]; Correa grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Altuve to third, Springer out at second]; Rasmus doubled
to center [Altuve scored]; White singled to right [Rasmus
scored]; Gomez walked [White to second]; Gattis struck out; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Perez flied to left; Infante doubled to center;
Orlando grounded out (shortstop to first); Escobar lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Valbuena struck out; Kratz struck out; Altuve was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Moustakas lined to right; Cain lined to right;
Hosmer grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Springer singled to left; Springer was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Correa singled to shortstop; Rasmus
grounded into a double play (second to first to shortstop to
first to third) [Correa out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Morales grounded out (first unassisted); Gordon
singled to center; Perez struck out while Gordon stole
second; when Alex Gordon was called out at 2B, Royals manager
Ned Yost challenged the call; the ruling was overturned by
replay; Infante grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: White was called out on strikes; Gomez doubled to
right; Gattis grounded out (second to first) [Gomez to third];
Valbuena flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3,
Astros 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Orlando grounded out (third to first); Escobar lined
to center; Moustakas walked; Cain flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Kratz struck out; Altuve grounded out (shortstop to
first); Springer walked; Correa walked [Springer to second];
Rasmus struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Hosmer singled to center; Morales grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Hosmer out at
second]; Gordon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: HOCHEVAR REPLACED MEDLEN (PITCHING); White struck
out; Gomez popped to second; Gattis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 7TH: HARRIS REPLACED FIERS (PITCHING); Perez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Infante grounded out (shortstop to first);
Orlando singled to second; Escobar flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HERRERA REPLACED HOCHEVAR (PITCHING); Valbuena
struck out; TUCKER BATTED FOR KRATZ; Tucker struck out; Altuve
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 8TH: CASTRO REPLACED TUCKER (PLAYING C ); Moustakas
grounded out (second to first); Cain struck out; Hosmer struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SORIA REPLACED HERRERA (PITCHING); Springer flied to
right; Correa struck out; Rasmus singled to center; White walked
[Rasmus to second]; Gomez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ROYALS 9TH: GREGERSON REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Morales
grounded out (second to first); Gordon walked; Gregerson threw a
wild pitch [Gordon to second]; Perez popped to shortstop;
Infante struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVIS REPLACED SORIA (PITCHING); Gattis struck out;
Valbuena walked; MARISNICK RAN FOR VALBUENA; Castro walked
[Marisnick to second]; Altuve flied to right; Springer was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           3   7   0    5
 Astros           2   7   0    9


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