THESHOW
TEXAS RANGERS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
08/18/2024
 
THESHOW
TEXAS RANGERS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 2314 - SUNDAY, AUGUST 18TH, 2024 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas Rangers (60-56) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 8 1
Kansas City Royals (63-52) 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 7 8 0
Royals Cut Down Rangers, 7-4
The Kansas City Royals topped the Texas Rangers, 7-4, in American League action at Kauffman Stadium. The player of the game was Kansas City pitcher and Santa Ana, California native Gerrit Cole. Beau Burrows recorded his 25th save for Kansas City. The 'W' lifts Kansas City's record to 63-52.

In the bottom of the first, Freddie Freeman had a big 2-run double off Dave Crawford. With the double, the Kansas City first baseman put his team in front, 2-0. He went 2-4 with a double. He drove in 3 runs and scored once in the contest.

"Gerrit was Gerrit," said Royals manager Patrick Harmon. "We know what we'll get whenever he takes the mound."
TEXAS BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
T. Collins LF 5 1 1 1 0 2 2 .289 12 37
B. Zimmer RF 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .338 12 42
Z. Collins C 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .289 18 61
L. Brinson DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .267 26 74
P. Starr CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .233 10 36
C. Randolph 2B 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .232 12 44
R. Urena 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .262 12 48
R. French 3B 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .148 0 12
   a-J. Wallace PH, 3B 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .261 4 13
D. Gregorius SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .259 4 32
Totals 35 4 8 4 3 13 17      
a - J. Wallace pinch hit for R. French in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: D. Gregorius (9, 8th Inning off G. Cole, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: J. Wallace (4, 8th Inning off G. Cole, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Zimmer 2 , Z. Collins , L. Brinson , T. Collins , D. Gregorius 2 , C. Randolph , J. Wallace 4
2-out RBI: C. Randolph
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Starr , R. Urena , L. Brinson
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Errors: D. Gregorius (1)
Double Plays: 2 (Randolph-Gregorius-Urena, Collins-French-Gregorius)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
M. Marshall 2B 5 2 2 0 0 2 4 .231 0 7
C. Love LF 2 3 1 0 2 0 1 .234 5 22
M. Trout CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .280 19 70
F. Freeman 1B 4 1 2 3 0 2 3 .297 25 89
K. Tucker RF 4 0 1 3 0 2 2 .238 13 39
S. Bennett C 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .277 6 19
J. Lamb DH 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .391 0 1
J. Velens SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .247 7 43
L. Dykstra 3B 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 .211 3 16
Totals 30 7 8 7 7 10 20      
BATTING
Doubles: C. Love (14, 2nd Inning off D. Crawford, 0 on, 0 outs) J. Lamb (1, 8th Inning off J. Thomas, 0 on, 0 outs) F. Freeman (22, 1st Inning off D. Crawford, 3 on, 0 outs) K. Tucker (14, 4th Inning off D. Crawford, 3 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: C. Love 2 , J. Lamb 2 , M. Trout , F. Freeman 3 , K. Tucker 2 , M. Marshall 2
2-out RBI: L. Dykstra
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , M. Marshall 2
GIDP: L. Dykstra
Team LOB: 8
TEXAS PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
D. Crawford L (5-9) 4.0 6 7 5 7 5 0 82 42 5.71
J. Thomas 4.0 2 0 0 0 5 0 50 33 5.79
PITCHING
Game Score: D. Crawford 24
Batters Faced: D. Crawford 23, J. Thomas 14
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Crawford 3-1, J. Thomas 1-6
Pitches - Strikes: D. Crawford 82-42, J. Thomas 50-33
WP: D. Crawford
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
G. Cole W (4-6) 7.0 6 3 3 1 11 1 97 69 4.21
K. Zimmer 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 22 12 4.35
V. Payano H (8) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 6 4.46
B. Burrows SV (25) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 14 9 2.08
PITCHING
Game Score: G. Cole 63
Batters Faced: G. Cole 28, K. Zimmer 3, V. Payano 3, B. Burrows 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: G. Cole 3-7, K. Zimmer 0-1, V. Payano 0-2, B. Burrows 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: G. Cole 97-69, K. Zimmer 22-12, V. Payano 9-6, B. Burrows 14-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Zimmer 1-0 , V. Payano 3-2
WP: G. Cole
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Gerrit Cole
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (74 degrees), wind blowing right to left at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:10 pm EST
Time: 2:41
Attendance: 38945
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