Mercado gets 5 hits, Indians top Royals 10-5, 6th win in row

CLEVELAND (AP) Oscar Mercado is giving the Cleveland Indians a major boost in his rookie season.

Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Indians won their sixth straight game, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night.

Mercado had an RBI double in the third inning and a run-scoring single in the sixth. He also scored twice, but preferred to focus on the fact the Indians have won 12 of 14 and trail Minnesota by three games in the AL Central.

''It feels good, but it feels even better to be playing the way we are,'' Mercado said.

Mercado lined a single to center off Wily Peralta in the eighth with Francisco Lindor on second, but said getting a fifth hit wasn't his priority.

''It was a 7-5 game and my job there was to move him over,'' he said. ''At the end you don't really think about it. You have to stay within your game and understand the game and do your job.''

Mercado battled a slump going into the All-Star break, but is batting .423 (11 for 26) with three home runs and eight RBIs over the last eight games. He was called up from Triple-A Columbus on May 14 and became the 12th Indians rookie since 1913 to have at least five hits in a game.

''Everybody's going to go through a tough stretch, but you know a first-year player is,'' manager Terry Francona said. ''And to see him not wilt, to see him come back with a vengeance, that's pretty exciting.''

Shane Bieber (9-3), making his second start since being named MVP of the All-Star Game held at Progressive Field, allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Bieber took a 6-2 lead into the sixth, but three straight singles with two outs loaded the bases. Whit Merrifield's three-run triple off Nick Goody cut the lead to one.

Cleveland scored four times in the third to erase a 2-1 deficit. Tyler Naquin hit a two-run homer, a towering drive down the right field line that hit close to the top of the foul pole.

Jose Ramirez drove in two runs and extended his hitting streak to 11 games with an RBI single in the eighth.

Mike Montgomery (1-3) got the loss in his debut for Kansas City after being acquired from the Chicago Cubs for catcher Martin Maldonado on July 15. The left-hander allowed five runs in two innings and was pulled after the first four hitters in the third reached base.

Montgomery went 1-2 in 20 relief appearances for the Cubs, but the Royals will use him as a starter.

Bieber's bases-loaded balk in the first inning scored a run for Kansas City. Jordan Luplow tied the game in the first with an RBI grounder.

Kansas City, which was 6-1 since the break, went ahead in the third on Hunter Dozier's RBI double. Alex Gordon tagged up from third on Humberto Arteaga's fly ball to right and was called safe after avoiding the tag of catcher Roberto Perez.

Perez lunged at Gordon, who jumped around the catcher and touched the plate with his hand as he was being tagged. The Indians challenged and the call was overturned.

Royals manager Ned Yost didn't believe there was conclusive evidence to change the call.

''It very much surprised me,'' he said. ''We'll look at it and send the video in again.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Royals: SS Adalberto Mondesi has begun rehabilitating his partially dislocated left shoulder. He was injured diving for a foul ball against the White Sox on Tuesday and placed on the 10-day injured list.

Indians: RHP Corey Kluber (broken arm) played catch and did long toss for about 20 minutes. He's scheduled to throw off the mound Sunday for the second time since being struck by a line drive May 1.

GOOD MEMORIES

Montgomery recorded the final out of the 2016 World Series for the Chicago Cubs against the Indians at Progressive Field.

''I thought about it when I walked out to the mound,'' he said. ''You definitely never forget those memories, but you put them in the back of your mind.''

Montgomery made a relief appearance for the Cubs in Cleveland last season.

UP NEXT

Royals: RHP Jakob Junis (5-8, 5.08 ERA) struck out a career-high 10 over seven innings Monday in a 5-2 win over the White Sox.

Indians: RHP Adam Plutko (3-1, 5.40 ERA) is seeking his first victory over the Royals. He is 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA in four career appearances against KC.

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  • W: S. Bieber (9-3)L: M. Montgomery (1-3)
  • HR: CLE - T. Naquin (9)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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A. Gordon LF51200002.281.359.446.8053.0
H. Dozier 3B40110021.290.372.541.9132.0
J. Soler RF30000112.246.319.514.8320.5
C. Cuthbert 1B20000200.294.329.458.7872.0
H. Arteaga SS40100015.244.306.267.5730.5
N. Lopez 2B41100001.239.278.312.5902.0
B. Starling CF41100020.292.370.333.7041.0
M. Viloria C21100210.333.500.333.8333.5
M. Montgomery P0000-000.200.200.200.000-
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
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    O. Mercado CF52520000.299.352.477.82912.0
    C. Santana 1B31000205.286.405.531.9363.0
    J. Luplow LF31210101.270.344.515.8604.0
    a- G. Allen PH-LF00010000.228.303.430.7342.0
    J. Ramirez 3B50120005.231.312.374.6873.0
    J. Kipnis 2B40110012.243.299.370.6691.5
    R. Perez C40010014.241.327.482.8090.5
    J. Bauers DH41200001.246.314.402.7163.0
    T. Naquin RF32221111.293.328.516.84410.5
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    • a-hit by pitch for Luplow in the 8th
    BATTING
    • 2B - W. Merrifield (28), H. Dozier (18)
    • 3B - W. Merrifield (9)
    • RBI - W. Merrifield 3 (51), H. Dozier (52)
    • 2-Out RBI - W. Merrifield 3 (21)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - W. Merrifield, A. Gordon, H. Arteaga 2 (2)
    BATTING
    • 2B - F. Lindor 2 (20), O. Mercado (12), T. Naquin (15)
    • HR - T. Naquin (9)
    • SF - J. Kipnis (5), R. Perez (4)
    • RBI - O. Mercado 2 (25), J. Luplow (27), G. Allen (16), J. Ramirez 2 (45), J. Kipnis (36), R. Perez (39), T. Naquin 2 (30)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Santana 2 (2), J. Ramirez 2 (2), R. Perez 2 (2), J. Bauers, T. Naquin
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - F. Lindor (14), O. Mercado (9)
    • CS - J. Luplow (2)
    FIELDING
    • Outfield Assist - B. Starling
    • DP - (Lopez-Arteaga-Cuthbert)
    FIELDING
    • Outfield Assist - T. Naquin (8)
    • DP - 3 (Naquin-Perez; Kipnis-Lindor-Santana; Kipnis-Lindor-Santana)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Montgomery (L, 1-3)2.06550116.831.86-9.5
    B. Flynn3.03113004.941.832.0
    K. McCarthy1.03110005.531.81-1.0
    T. Hill1.01000203.551.183.0
    W. Peralta1.03331005.801.59-4.0
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Montgomery (L, 1-3)2.0
    B. Flynn3.0
    K. McCarthy1.0
    T. Hill1.0
    W. Peralta1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    S. Bieber (W, 9-3)5.27554603.691.059.0
    N. Goody (H, 4)1.11000001.961.092.0
    A. Cimber (H, 12)1.01000102.681.082.5
    O. Perez1.00001003.081.182.0
    PITCHERSIP
    S. Bieber (W, 9-3)5.2
    N. Goody (H, 4)1.1
    A. Cimber (H, 12)1.0
    O. Perez1.0
    PITCHING
    • WP - B. Flynn (2), K. McCarthy
    • IBB - W. Peralta
    • HBP - W. Peralta (2)
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Montgomery 45-30, B. Flynn 57-29, K. McCarthy 16-11, T. Hill 25-14, W. Peralta 17-13
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Montgomery 3-1, B. Flynn 3-6, K. McCarthy 1-2, T. Hill 1-0, W. Peralta 1-1
    • Batters Faced - M. Montgomery 11, B. Flynn 15, K. McCarthy 6, T. Hill 4, W. Peralta 7
    PITCHING
    • IBB - S. Bieber
    • Pitches-Strikes - S. Bieber 103-67, N. Goody 15-9, A. Cimber 9-9, O. Perez 17-10
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Bieber 1-9, N. Goody 1-3, A. Cimber 1-0, O. Perez 1-1
    • Batters Faced - S. Bieber 27, N. Goody 5, A. Cimber 3, O. Perez 3
    • Balks - S. Bieber
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    W. Merrifield DH51230002.313.365.511.8769.0
    A. Gordon LF51200002.281.359.446.8053.0
    H. Dozier 3B40110021.290.372.541.9132.0
    J. Soler RF30000112.246.319.514.8320.5
    C. Cuthbert 1B20000200.294.329.458.7872.0
    H. Arteaga SS40100015.244.306.267.5730.5
    N. Lopez 2B41100001.239.278.312.5902.0
    B. Starling CF41100020.292.370.333.7041.0
    M. Viloria C21100210.333.500.333.8333.5
    M. Montgomery P0000-000.200.200.200.000-
    B. Flynn P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    K. McCarthy P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    T. Hill P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    W. Peralta P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      F. Lindor SS53300002.290.347.502.84810.0
      O. Mercado CF52520000.299.352.477.82912.0
      C. Santana 1B31000205.286.405.531.9363.0
      J. Luplow LF31210101.270.344.515.8604.0
      a- G. Allen PH-LF00010000.228.303.430.7342.0
      J. Ramirez 3B50120005.231.312.374.6873.0
      J. Kipnis 2B40110012.243.299.370.6691.5
      R. Perez C40010014.241.327.482.8090.5
      J. Bauers DH41200001.246.314.402.7163.0
      T. Naquin RF32221111.293.328.516.84410.5
      S. Bieber P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      N. Goody P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      A. Cimber P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      O. Perez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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      • a-hit by pitch for Luplow in the 8th
      BATTING
      • 2B - W. Merrifield (28), H. Dozier (18)
      • 3B - W. Merrifield (9)
      • RBI - W. Merrifield 3 (51), H. Dozier (52)
      • 2-Out RBI - W. Merrifield 3 (21)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - W. Merrifield, A. Gordon, H. Arteaga 2 (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - F. Lindor 2 (20), O. Mercado (12), T. Naquin (15)
      • HR - T. Naquin (9)
      • SF - J. Kipnis (5), R. Perez (4)
      • RBI - O. Mercado 2 (25), J. Luplow (27), G. Allen (16), J. Ramirez 2 (45), J. Kipnis (36), R. Perez (39), T. Naquin 2 (30)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Santana 2 (2), J. Ramirez 2 (2), R. Perez 2 (2), J. Bauers, T. Naquin
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - F. Lindor (14), O. Mercado (9)
      • CS - J. Luplow (2)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - B. Starling
      • DP - (Lopez-Arteaga-Cuthbert)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - T. Naquin (8)
      • DP - 3 (Naquin-Perez; Kipnis-Lindor-Santana; Kipnis-Lindor-Santana)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Montgomery (L, 1-3)2.06550116.831.86-9.5
      B. Flynn3.03113004.941.832.0
      K. McCarthy1.03110005.531.81-1.0
      T. Hill1.01000203.551.183.0
      W. Peralta1.03331005.801.59-4.0
      Total8.0161010431---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Montgomery (L, 1-3)2.0
      B. Flynn3.0
      K. McCarthy1.0
      T. Hill1.0
      W. Peralta1.0
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      S. Bieber (W, 9-3)5.27554603.691.059.0
      N. Goody (H, 4)1.11000001.961.092.0
      A. Cimber (H, 12)1.01000102.681.082.5
      O. Perez1.00001003.081.182.0
      Total9.0955570---
      PITCHERSIP
      S. Bieber (W, 9-3)5.2
      N. Goody (H, 4)1.1
      A. Cimber (H, 12)1.0
      O. Perez1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - B. Flynn (2), K. McCarthy
      • IBB - W. Peralta
      • HBP - W. Peralta (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Montgomery 45-30, B. Flynn 57-29, K. McCarthy 16-11, T. Hill 25-14, W. Peralta 17-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Montgomery 3-1, B. Flynn 3-6, K. McCarthy 1-2, T. Hill 1-0, W. Peralta 1-1
      • Batters Faced - M. Montgomery 11, B. Flynn 15, K. McCarthy 6, T. Hill 4, W. Peralta 7
      PITCHING
      • IBB - S. Bieber
      • Pitches-Strikes - S. Bieber 103-67, N. Goody 15-9, A. Cimber 9-9, O. Perez 17-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Bieber 1-9, N. Goody 1-3, A. Cimber 1-0, O. Perez 1-1
      • Batters Faced - S. Bieber 27, N. Goody 5, A. Cimber 3, O. Perez 3
      • Balks - S. Bieber
      • 8TH INNING
        Kipnis hit sacrifice fly to center, Santana scored510
        Ramirez singled to right, Mercado scored, Santana to third, Allen to second59
        Allen hit by pitch, Lindor scored, Mercado to third, Santana to second58
      • 6TH INNING
        Mercado singled to left, Naquin scored57
        Merrifield tripled to right center, Lopez, Starling and Viloria scored56
      • 5TH INNING
        Perez hit sacrifice fly to right, Luplow scored26
      • 3RD INNING
        Ramirez grounded out to second, Mercado scored, Santana to third, Luplow to second25
        Mercado doubled to deep left, Lindor scored24
        Naquin homered to right, Bauers scored23
        Dozier doubled to deep left, Merrifield scored, Gordon to third21
      • 1ST INNING
        Luplow reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Lindor scored, Santana out at second11
        Gordon scored, Soler to third, Cuthbert to second on balk10
      • 9TH INNING
        • Oliver Perez relieved Adam Cimber
        • M. Viloria: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Viloria walked
        • W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Merrifield lined out to center
        • A. Gordon: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Viloria out at second
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Adam Cimber relieved Nick Goody
        • H. Arteaga: Strike looking, Arteaga singled to right center
        • N. Lopez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lopez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Arteaga out at second
        • B. Starling: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Starling struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Wily Peralta relieved Tim Hill
        • F. Lindor: Lindor doubled to deep center
        • O. Mercado: Mercado singled to shallow center, Lindor to third
        • C. Santana: Strike looking, Mercado stole second, Santana intentionally walked
        • Greg Allen hit for Jordan Luplow
        • G. Allen: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Allen hit by pitch, Lindor scored, Mercado to third, Santana to second
        • J. Ramirez: Ramirez singled to right, Mercado scored, Santana to third, Allen to second
        • J. Kipnis: Strike looking, Kipnis hit sacrifice fly to center, Santana scored
        • R. Perez: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Perez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Ramirez out at second
        • End of the 8th (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • N. Goody Pitching:
        • H. Dozier: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Dozier flied out to center
        • J. Soler: Soler fouled out to first
        • C. Cuthbert: Ball, Cuthbert fouled out to catcher
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Tim Hill relieved Kevin McCarthy
        • J. Kipnis: Ball, Ball, Foul, Kipnis grounded out to catcher
        • R. Perez: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Perez struck out swinging
        • J. Bauers: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bauers singled to left center
        • T. Naquin: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Naquin struck out swinging
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • C. Cuthbert: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cuthbert lined out to second
        • H. Arteaga: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Arteaga flied out to right
        • N. Lopez: Ball, Lopez singled to right
        • B. Starling: Ball, Starling singled to left center, Lopez to second
        • M. Viloria: Ball, Viloria singled to right, Lopez to third, Starling to second
        • Nick Goody relieved Shane Bieber
        • W. Merrifield: Strike swinging, Ball, Merrifield tripled to right center, Lopez, Starling and Viloria scored
        • A. Gordon: Ball, Strike swinging, Gordon grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 6th (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Kevin McCarthy relieved Brian Flynn
        • T. Naquin: Foul, Naquin doubled to deep right
        • F. Lindor: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Lindor grounded out to shortstop, Naquin to third
        • O. Mercado: Mercado singled to left, Naquin scored
        • C. Santana: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Santana flied out to deep center
        • J. Luplow: Luplow singled to left, Mercado to second
        • J. Ramirez: Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Mercado to third, Luplow to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Ramirez lined out to right
        • End of the 6th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • A. Gordon: Foul, Gordon lined out to center
        • H. Dozier: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Dozier struck out looking
        • J. Soler: Ball, Soler popped out to first
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • B. Flynn Pitching:
        • J. Luplow: Luplow singled to left
        • J. Ramirez: Ball, Ball, Ramirez flied out to right
        • J. Kipnis: Strike looking, Ball, Luplow to second on wild pitch, Kipnis singled to right, Luplow to third
        • R. Perez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Perez hit sacrifice fly to right, Luplow scored
        • J. Bauers: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bauers lined out to second
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • N. Lopez: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lopez flied out to center
        • B. Starling: Strike looking, Starling grounded out to second
        • M. Viloria: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Viloria walked
        • W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Merrifield flied out to left
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • B. Flynn Pitching:
        • J. Bauers: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bauers flied out to right
        • T. Naquin: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Naquin walked
        • F. Lindor: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lindor reached on fielder's choice to center, Naquin out at second
        • O. Mercado: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mercado reached on an infield single to shortstop, Lindor to second
        • C. Santana: Ball, Santana reached on fielder's choice to third, Lindor out at third
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Merrifield doubled to right center
        • A. Gordon: Strike looking, Gordon singled to right, Merrifield to third
        • H. Dozier: Strike swinging, Ball, Dozier doubled to deep left, Merrifield scored, Gordon to third
        • J. Soler: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike looking, Soler struck out looking
        • C. Cuthbert: Ball, Ball, Ball, Cuthbert intentionally walked
        • H. Arteaga: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Arteaga flied into double play right to catcher, Gordon out at home
        • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Montgomery Pitching:
        • J. Bauers: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bauers singled to deep right
        • T. Naquin: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Naquin homered to right, Bauers scored
        • F. Lindor: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lindor doubled to left center
        • O. Mercado: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lindor stole third, Mercado doubled to deep left, Lindor scored
        • Brian Flynn relieved Mike Montgomery
        • C. Santana: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Santana walked
        • J. Luplow: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Luplow walked, Mercado to third, Santana to second
        • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to second, Mercado scored, Santana to third, Luplow to second
        • J. Kipnis: Foul, Kipnis lined out to first
        • R. Perez: Strike looking, Perez lined out to right
        • End of the 3rd (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • N. Lopez: Strike looking, Ball, Lopez lined out to shortstop
        • B. Starling: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Starling struck out looking
        • M. Viloria: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Viloria struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Montgomery Pitching:
        • J. Ramirez: Ramirez popped out to second
        • J. Kipnis: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Kipnis struck out swinging
        • R. Perez: Perez grounded out to second
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • S. Bieber Pitching:
        • W. Merrifield: Merrifield flied out to left
        • A. Gordon: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Gordon reached on an infield single to shortstop
        • H. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Dozier struck out swinging
        • J. Soler: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Soler walked, Gordon to second
        • C. Cuthbert: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cuthbert walked, Gordon to third, Soler to second
        • H. Arteaga: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Gordon scored, Soler to third, Cuthbert to second on balk, Strike looking, Arteaga struck out looking
        • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
        • M. Montgomery Pitching:
        • F. Lindor: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lindor singled to center
        • O. Mercado: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Mercado singled to left, Lindor to second
        • C. Santana: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Santana reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Lindor to third, Mercado out at second
        • J. Luplow: Luplow reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Lindor scored, Santana out at second
        • J. Ramirez: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Luplow caught stealing second, catcher to second
        • End of the 1st (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)