THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT HOUSTON ASTROS
08/31/2024
 
THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT HOUSTON ASTROS
GAME ID: 2486 - SATURDAY, AUGUST 31ST, 2024 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City Royals (72-55) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 6 2
Houston Astros (75-54) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 1
Royals Topple Astros, 4-2
The Houston Astros went down to defeat to José Rosas and his Kansas City teammates. The final score was 4-2 in favor of the Royals. Rosas, the winner, moves to 15-6. He threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball, while fanning 6 and giving up 1 walk. Kansas City is now 72-55.

Kyle Tucker contributed to the Kansas City win. The 2019 Rookie of the Year Award winner stroked a 2-run home run in the top of the second. For the game, Tucker was 1-3 with a home run. He drove in 2 runs and scored once.

Houston manager Rick Brehm said he was "mildly disappointed" with the loss. "We had our opportunities, but we didn't take advantage of them," he said.
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES HOUSTON BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
D. Burt 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .272 7 34
J. Velens SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .249 7 47
M. Trout CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .283 20 77
F. Freeman DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .289 26 93
O. Herrera 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .286 1 23
J. Mejía RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .212 3 28
K. Tucker LF 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .240 14 43
D. Grullon C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 7 31
J. Rivera 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .288 5 15
Totals 32 4 6 3 0 6 7      
BATTING
Home Runs: J. Rivera (5, 8th Inning off J. Cueto, 0 on, 0 outs) K. Tucker (14, 2nd Inning off J. Cueto, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Velens , J. Mejía , D. Burt , J. Rivera 4 , O. Herrera , K. Tucker 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. Grullon , O. Herrera , F. Freeman
GIDP: M. Trout
Sac Bunt: J. Mejía
Team LOB: 2

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Mejía (24)

FIELDING
Errors: J. Rosas (2) , D. Burt (12)
Double Plays: 1 (Burt-Velens-Rivera)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
P. Bailey 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 5 20
C. Blackburn SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .257 5 35
J. Hernández RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .303 44 123
P. Goldschmidt 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 3 .302 32 108
T. Cobb LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .295 30 80
N. García CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .259 16 66
J. Evans C 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .222 14 57
   a-A. Cousino PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .245 3 18
T. Katayama 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281 9 51
   b-B. Stanford PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .172 2 4
R. Birk DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .270 0 4
Totals 33 2 6 2 2 8 14      
a - A. Cousino pinch hit for J. Evans in the 9th
b - B. Stanford pinch hit for T. Katayama in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Hernández (32, 7th Inning off J. Rosas, 0 on, 0 outs) C. Blackburn (32, 8th Inning off B. Burrows, 0 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: P. Goldschmidt (32, 7th Inning off J. Rosas, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: T. Cobb , J. Evans , J. Hernández 2 , N. García , P. Goldschmidt 4 , C. Blackburn 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: T. Cobb , P. Goldschmidt
GIDP: N. García
Team LOB: 6

FIELDING
Errors: P. Bailey (5)
Double Plays: 1 (Blackburn-Bailey-Goldschmidt)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES HOUSTON PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
J. Rosas W (15-6) 7.0 4 2 2 1 6 1 98 65 2.74
B. Burrows SV (29) 2.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 41 29 1.95
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Rosas 66
Batters Faced: J. Rosas 26, B. Burrows 9
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Rosas 9-5, B. Burrows 3-1
Pitches - Strikes: J. Rosas 98-65, B. Burrows 41-29
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
J. Cueto L (16-8) 9.0 6 4 3 0 6 2 112 76 2.66
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Cueto 67
Batters Faced: J. Cueto 33
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Cueto 9-11
Pitches - Strikes: J. Cueto 112-76
WP: J. Cueto
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: José Rosas
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Weather: Clear skies (77 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 8 mph
Start Time: 7:05 pm EST
Time: 2:31
Attendance: 40601
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