MLB PRO
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
09/15/2020
 
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
GAME ID: 2838 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2020
GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City Royals (63-87) 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 9 16 1
St. Louis Cardinals (86-65) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Royals Win at St. Louis, 9-3
The Kansas City Royals bested the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 9-3, with third baseman António Morales getting the main credit. On the day, Morales was 2 for 5 with a home run, while adding 4 RBI and scoring once for the Royals. Kris Bubic got credit for the win, improving to 2-1. He allowed no runs on 2 hits in 1 innings. Kansas City is now 63-87, while St. Louis is 86-65.

Kansas City used the clutch hitting of Sergio Pagán to capture the win. The right fielder drilled a 2-run double in the top of the first inning to give the Royals the lead, 2-0. For the game, Pagán had 1 single and 1 double in 5 at-bats.

"We take it day by day here," said Pagán, "and today was a good one for us."
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Blanchard CF 4 1 0 0 0 2 3 .300 1 10
G. López SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .306 9 73
J. Sherman LF 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .284 11 52
A. Morales 3B 5 1 2 4 0 0 3 .277 9 24
S. Pagán RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 4 .311 5 15
E. Hosmer 1B 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 .307 8 25
J. Ruíz 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .276 6 45
F. Burt C 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .182 0 1
R. Weathers P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 0 0
   K. Bubic P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-J. Soto PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257 9 36
   D. Storen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   M. Lang P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-K. Clemens PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .061 0 2
   C. James P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   c-M. Kemp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .198 4 14
   V. Worley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 42 9 16 9 1 8 24      
a - J. Soto pinch hit for K. Bubic in the 6th
b - K. Clemens pinch hit for M. Lang in the 8th
c - M. Kemp pinch hit for C. James in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: S. Pagán (3, 1st Inning off Z. Potter, 2 on, 2 outs) J. Sherman (20, 7th Inning off J. Martínez, 0 on, 2 outs)
Triples: E. Hosmer (3, 8th Inning off J. Martínez, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: A. Morales (9, 3rd Inning off Z. Potter, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: R. Weathers , S. Pagán 3 , E. Hosmer 6 , A. Morales 5 , J. Ruíz 2 , F. Burt , G. López 2 , J. Sherman 2 , K. Clemens
2-out RBI: S. Pagán , E. Hosmer , A. Morales
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , S. Pagán 2 , A. Morales , F. Burt , J. Soto , M. Kemp
Sac Bunt: J. Ruíz
Hit by Pitch: B. Blanchard
Team LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: E. Hosmer (2)
CS: S. Pagán (3)

FIELDING
Errors: A. Morales (3)
Double Plays: 1 (Ruíz-López-Hosmer)
OF assists: 1 (Sherman (Gilliam at 3rd base))
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Maley CF 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .301 8 45
C. Rutherford 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .245 21 75
J. Espinoza SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .264 21 68
R. Guzman 1B 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .319 13 67
A. Rendon 3B 4 1 2 0 1 1 3 .217 4 18
K. Holliday LF 4 1 2 1 1 2 3 .312 2 25
J. Gilliam C 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 .245 7 33
   a-J. Rodríguez C 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291 15 42
P. Leonard RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .222 2 3
Z. Potter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 0 2
   D. Dukes P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143 0 0
   b-C. Martin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 0 1
   S. Elbert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   J. Martínez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   A. Ramírez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   c-Y. Puig PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 20 57
   W. Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 0 0
Totals 33 3 8 3 8 8 17      
a - J. Rodríguez substituted for J. Gilliam in the 4th
b - C. Martin pinch hit for D. Dukes in the 6th
c - Y. Puig pinch hit for A. Ramírez in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Gilliam (8, 3rd Inning off R. Weathers, 2 on, 1 out) R. Guzman (33, 9th Inning off V. Worley, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Gilliam 2 , K. Holliday 2 , R. Guzman 4 , A. Rendon 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: C. Rutherford , K. Holliday , A. Rendon , J. Rodríguez
GIDP: J. Rodríguez
Sac Bunt: Z. Potter
Team LOB: 12

FIELDING
Errors: R. Guzman (10)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
R. Weathers 4.0 4 3 3 6 4 0 84 43 6.03
K. Bubic W (2-1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 14 11 4.70
D. Storen H (12) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 25 13 4.13
M. Lang H (3) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 26 14 1.17
C. James 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 9 3.36
V. Worley 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 16 10 5.02
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Weathers 40
Batters Faced: R. Weathers 21, K. Bubic 4, D. Storen 4, M. Lang 5, C. James 4, V. Worley 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Weathers 3-4, K. Bubic 1-0, D. Storen 1-1, M. Lang 0-3, C. James 1-2, V. Worley 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: R. Weathers 84-43, K. Bubic 14-11, D. Storen 25-13, M. Lang 26-14, C. James 13-9, V. Worley 16-10
WP: R. Weathers 2
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
Z. Potter L (7-10) 2.0 6 5 5 1 2 1 56 37 4.03
D. Dukes 4.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 47 32 4.11
S. Elbert 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 5 0.00
J. Martínez 0.2 6 4 4 0 1 0 28 22 3.00
A. Ramírez 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 6 4.08
W. Martin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 13 3.46
PITCHING
Game Score: Z. Potter 21
Batters Faced: Z. Potter 14, D. Dukes 13, S. Elbert 2, J. Martínez 9, A. Ramírez 3, W. Martin 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: Z. Potter 2-2, D. Dukes 6-2, S. Elbert 0-1, J. Martínez 0-1, A. Ramírez 0-1, W. Martin 2-1
Pitches - Strikes: Z. Potter 56-37, D. Dukes 47-32, S. Elbert 7-5, J. Martínez 28-22, A. Ramírez 8-6, W. Martin 20-13
Inherited Runners - Scored: D. Dukes 1-0 , A. Ramírez 3-2
Hit Batsmen: Z. Potter
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: António Morales
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (78 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 9 mph
Start Time: 6:45 PM PST
Time: 4:00
Attendance: 34833
Special Notes: C John Gilliam was injured in a collision at a base.
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