THESHOW
CLEVELAND INDIANS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
05/08/2024
 
THESHOW
CLEVELAND INDIANS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 963 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH, 2024 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland Indians (13-13) 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 8 0
Kansas City Royals (12-13) 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 X 4 10 0
Royals Defeat Indians, 4-3
In a close game at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City Royals edged the Cleveland Indians, 4-3. Kansas City left fielder Kyle Tucker earned the nod as player of the game. He belted 2 home runs. Liam Farrell, who went 6.2 innings, was the winning pitcher. He was charged with 3 runs on 7 hits, while walking 4 and striking out 7. His record now stands at 1-2. The win moves Kansas City to a record of 12-13.

The Royals got a big at-bat from designated hitter Freddie Freeman. For the game, Freeman went 2 for 5 with a double. He drove in 2 runs. In the bottom of the fifth, with runners on 1st and 2nd, he stroked a 2-run double. His 7th double of the season gave Kansas City a 4-2 lead.

"We'll savor this win," Tucker told the Kansas City Observer, "then get ready for the next game."
CLEVELAND BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Gonzáles 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .287 7 11
J. Smith RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .227 3 5
L. Richardson 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 4 .321 2 13
J. Gallo 3B 4 0 2 2 0 1 2 .240 4 20
T. García C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .218 2 8
A. Silva LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .282 8 15
P. Cantrell DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .300 3 11
A. Franklin CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .185 3 7
A. Estrada SS 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .174 0 4
   a-D. Spencer PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .345 1 4
   b-C. Medina PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 33 3 8 3 5 7 17      
a - D. Spencer pinch hit for A. Estrada in the 9th
b - C. Medina pinch ran for D. Spencer in the 9th

BATTING
Triples: J. Smith (1, 4th Inning off L. Farrell, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Gonzáles 2 , A. Silva , J. Smith 3 , L. Richardson , J. Gallo 2 , D. Spencer
2-out RBI: L. Richardson , J. Gallo
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Cantrell , A. Estrada , J. Gallo
GIDP: L. Richardson
Sac Bunt: J. Gonzáles
Team LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Gonzáles (11)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Gonzáles-Estrada-Richardson, Gonzáles-García-Richardson)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
O. Herrera 2B 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .312 0 9
J. Velens SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .220 1 7
M. Trout CF 2 1 1 0 3 0 2 .235 3 15
F. Freeman DH 5 0 2 2 0 1 4 .313 4 17
D. Magee RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .196 0 1
K. Tucker LF 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 .267 5 12
S. Smith 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .221 1 5
D. Grullon C 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .230 1 6
C. Kelly 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .212 0 3
Totals 31 4 10 4 9 2 20      
BATTING
Doubles: F. Freeman (7, 5th Inning off C. Gauvreau, 2 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: K. Tucker 2 (5, 2nd Inning off C. Gauvreau, 0 on, 0 outs; 4th Inning off C. Gauvreau, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: K. Tucker 8 , S. Smith , J. Velens , D. Grullon , C. Kelly , O. Herrera , M. Trout , F. Freeman 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: S. Smith , D. Magee , D. Grullon , M. Trout
GIDP: O. Herrera , F. Freeman
Team LOB: 13

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Herrera-Velens-Smith)
CLEVELAND PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
C. Gauvreau L (3-2) 4.1 7 4 4 5 2 2 97 54 4.91
R. Medrano 3.0 2 0 0 3 0 0 44 25 3.31
S. Rollins 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 6 4.15
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Gauvreau 30
Batters Faced: C. Gauvreau 23, R. Medrano 14, S. Rollins 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Gauvreau 6-3, R. Medrano 6-3, S. Rollins 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: C. Gauvreau 97-54, R. Medrano 44-25, S. Rollins 15-6
Inherited Runners - Scored: R. Medrano 2-0 , S. Rollins 1-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
L. Farrell W (1-2) 6.2 7 3 3 4 7 0 116 71 3.55
B. Burrows H (3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 0.87
A. Reyes SV (3) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 13 6 2.81
PITCHING
Game Score: L. Farrell 51
Batters Faced: L. Farrell 31, B. Burrows 4, A. Reyes 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. Farrell 8-5, B. Burrows 3-1, A. Reyes 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: L. Farrell 116-71, B. Burrows 12-8, A. Reyes 13-6
Inherited Runners - Scored: B. Burrows 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Kyle Tucker
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Rain (64 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 12 mph
Start Time: 6:10 pm EST
Time: 3:36
Attendance: 23113
Special Notes: Rain delay of 39 minutes in the 8th inning.
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