MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Houston

Royals 1st
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Getz lined out to pitcher.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Escobar flied out to center.
Alex Gordon :Gordon singled to center.
Billy Butler :Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Gordon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
James Shields pitching:
Robbie Grossman :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Grossman flied out to center.
Jose Altuve :Foul, Foul, Altuve struck out swinging.
Jason Castro :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Castro singled to center.
J.D. Martinez :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Martinez homered to right, Castro scored.
Chris Carter :Strike looking, Foul, Carter struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Foul, Ball, Hosmer flied out to center.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Cain struck out swinging.
Mike Moustakas :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moustakas popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
James Shields pitching:
Carlos Pena :Pena doubled to right.
Jimmy Paredes :Bunt foul, Foul, Paredes struck out swinging.
Trevor Crowe :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Crowe fouled out to catcher.
Marwin Gonzalez :Strike looking, Gonzalez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Francoeur tripled to center.
George Kottaras :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kottaras doubled to center, Francoeur scored.
Chris Getz :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Getz grounded out to second, Kottaras to third.
Alcides Escobar :Foul, Escobar grounded out to third.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
Billy Butler :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
James Shields pitching:
Robbie Grossman :Grossman singled to left.
Jose Altuve :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Altuve grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Grossman out at second.
Jason Castro :Foul, Foul, Ball, Castro flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer grounded out to third.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Cain grounded out to first.
Mike Moustakas :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Moustakas grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
James Shields pitching:
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Martinez singled to left, Martinez out at second.
Chris Carter :Strike swinging, Ball, Carter singled to center.
Carlos Pena :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Pena struck out swinging.
Jimmy Paredes :Ball, Strike swinging, Paredes grounded into fielder's choice to second, Carter out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Francoeur struck out swinging.
George Kottaras :Strike looking, Ball, Kottaras flied out to left.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Ball, Getz singled to left.
Alcides Escobar :Ball (pitchout), Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Escobar singled to right, Getz to second.
Alex Gordon :Gordon grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
James Shields pitching:
Trevor Crowe :Ball, Ball, Crowe flied out to center.
Marwin Gonzalez :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Robbie Grossman :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Grossman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Butler grounded out to second.
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer grounded out to pitcher.
Lorenzo Cain :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cain singled to left.
Mike Moustakas :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Cain caught stealing,catcher to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
James Shields pitching:
Jose Altuve :Altuve flied out to center.
Jason Castro :Ball, Castro singled to right.
J.D. Martinez :Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Martinez flied out to center.
Chris Carter :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Carter struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Travis Blackley pitching:
Mike Moustakas :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Moustakas grounded out to second.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Francoeur struck out swinging.
George Kottaras :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kottaras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
James Shields pitching:
Carlos Pena :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Pena grounded out to second.
Jimmy Paredes :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Paredes lined out to left.
Trevor Crowe :Crowe grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Travis Blackley pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Getz walked.
Hector Ambriz relieved Travis Blackley.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Getz out at second, Escobar grounded out to third.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gordon flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Kelvin Herrera pitching:
Marwin Gonzalez :Gonzalez flied out to left.
Robbie Grossman :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Grossman grounded out to shortstop.
Jose Altuve :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Altuve walked.
Jason Castro :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Altuve stole second, Strike swinging, Castro doubled to right, Altuve scored.
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Strike swinging, Martinez safe at first on Herrera fielding error, Castro to third.
Chris Carter :Strike looking, Foul, Carter struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 9th
Jose Veras pitching:
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Butler grounded out to pitcher.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to second.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Cain grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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