MLB PRO
DETROIT TIGERS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
09/23/2020
 
DETROIT TIGERS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 2931 - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2020
GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit Tigers (57-100) 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 10 1
Kansas City Royals (65-92) 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 X 5 10 0
Royals Solve Tigers, 5-4
The Kansas City Royals downed the Detroit Tigers, 5-4, at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals were led by Sergio Pagán, who captured player of the game honors. He went 3-3 with a home run and a double. Chris Rivers was the winning pitcher. Over 6 innings, he allowed 4 runs on 7 hits, with 1 walk and 4 strikeouts. Eric O'Flaherty got the save, his 6th in 16 chances.

Pagán had a game-changing home run in the bottom of the sixth. On a first pitch fastball from Sean Wymer, he banged a solo home run to left, giving the Royals a 5-4 lead. It was the 7th home run of the year for Pagán.

"We'll relax tonight and get back after it tomorrow," Pagán said after the game.

With the win, Kansas City goes to 65-92, while the Tigers fall to 57-100.
DETROIT BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Rosa RF 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 .307 11 41
J. Votto DH 4 0 1 0 1 2 4 .254 12 43
K. Hiura 3B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .279 5 18
I. Cruz LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .271 10 32
R. Aguilera 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278 16 60
M. Wheeloc 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .215 5 20
   a-X. Noonan PH, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 8 24
J. DeWitt C 4 1 2 1 0 2 2 .261 13 46
W. Chambers CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .219 1 9
   b-L. Brinson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .257 2 8
C. Adames SS 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .208 3 20
Totals 36 4 10 3 2 8 16      
a - X. Noonan pinch hit for M. Wheeloc in the 8th
b - L. Brinson pinch hit for W. Chambers in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: R. Aguilera (36, 8th Inning off C. James, 0 on, 1 out) J. DeWitt (27, 6th Inning off C. Rivers, 0 on, 2 outs) R. Rosa (20, 5th Inning off C. Rivers, 0 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: K. Hiura (5, 1st Inning off C. Rivers, 1 on, 1 out) J. DeWitt (13, 4th Inning off C. Rivers, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Votto , K. Hiura 4 , R. Aguilera 2 , J. DeWitt 6 , M. Wheeloc , R. Rosa 5
2-out RBI: J. DeWitt
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Votto , W. Chambers , J. DeWitt , C. Adames
GIDP: K. Hiura
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: W. Chambers (14) , R. Rosa 2 (29)

FIELDING
Errors: K. Hiura (7)
Double Plays: 1 (Adames-Aguilera-Wheeloc)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Estever LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .143 0 0
   b-M. Trumbo 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 8 22
A. Moser 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .275 2 4
   a-B. Blanchard LF, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 1 11
A. Morales 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .276 11 26
J. Sherman CF, LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 .284 12 56
E. Hosmer DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .289 9 27
A. Esparza C 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .312 17 52
S. Pagán RF 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 .305 7 21
G. López SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .302 10 75
J. Ruíz 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .271 6 46
Totals 33 5 10 5 3 6 16      
a - B. Blanchard substituted for A. Moser in the 9th
b - M. Trumbo substituted for J. Estever in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: S. Pagán (4, 8th Inning off B. Tewksbury, 0 on, 0 outs) J. Sherman (22, 1st Inning off E. Braun, 1 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: S. Pagán (7, 6th Inning off S. Wymer, 0 on, 0 outs) J. Sherman (12, 3rd Inning off E. Braun, 0 on, 2 outs) A. Moser (2, 3rd Inning off E. Braun, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: S. Pagán 7 , A. Esparza , A. Morales , G. López , J. Sherman 6 , A. Moser 4 , E. Hosmer
2-out RBI: , J. Sherman 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Estever , A. Esparza 2 , A. Moser
GIDP: J. Ruíz
Sac Bunt: S. Pagán
Team LOB: 7

BASERUNNING
SB: A. Morales (8) , G. López (28)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Ruíz-López-Moser)
DETROIT PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
E. Braun 5.0 7 4 4 2 5 2 89 59 8.76
S. Wymer L (3-10) 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 1 26 15 4.55
B. Tewksbury 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 3.41
PITCHING
Game Score: E. Braun 40
Batters Faced: E. Braun 24, S. Wymer 9, B. Tewksbury 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: E. Braun 4-5, S. Wymer 2-3, B. Tewksbury 3-0
Pitches - Strikes: E. Braun 89-59, S. Wymer 26-15, B. Tewksbury 10-6
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
C. Rivers W (6-7) 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 2 92 56 5.80
D. Storen H (15) 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 14 7 4.00
C. James H (9) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 18 12 3.28
E. O'Flaherty SV (6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 20 12 5.92
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Rivers 45
Batters Faced: C. Rivers 26, D. Storen 3, C. James 5, E. O'Flaherty 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Rivers 9-5, D. Storen 0-0, C. James 1-2, E. O'Flaherty 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: C. Rivers 92-56, D. Storen 14-7, C. James 18-12, E. O'Flaherty 20-12
Inherited Runners - Scored: C. James 2-0
WP: C. Rivers
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Sergio Pagán
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (77 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 12 mph
Start Time: 1:05 PM PST
Time: 3:13
Attendance: 24329
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