Busch Stadium - St. Louis, MO
Regular Season
5
W Win
Blaine Boyer B. Boyer W (2-0)
Final
2
L Loss
Bud Norris B. Norris L (1-1)
Norris looks ahead to Pirates series: 'We expect to go out and play good baseball'
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
KC 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 8 0
STL 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
Kansas City Kansas City St. Louis St. Louis
Kansas City
Kansas City Royals
Batters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jay CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .293
Merrifield 2B 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .281
Moustakas 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .283
Pérez 1B 5 1 1 1 0 3 3 .246
Soler RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .288
Gordon LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .270
Escobar SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .241
Butera C 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .176
Junis P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
a- Almonte PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .207
McCarthy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
b- Dozier PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .208
Keller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Boyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
c- Goins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Herrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Totals 35 5 8 5 2 10 6 -
a-singled for Junis in 6th. b-struck out for McCarthy in 8th. c-grounded into a fielder's choice for Boyer in 10th.

Batting

HR: Perez (8, 2nd inning off Wacha, 0 on, 0 out)
TB: Perez 4; Gordon 2; Escobar; Butera; Jay; Almonte; Soler
RBI: Butera 2 (9); Jay (13); Perez (22); Merrifield (17)
Game-winning RBI: Butera
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez 2
SF: Merrifield
SAC: Escobar; Jay
Team RISP: 2-for-4
Team LOB: 5

Baserunning

SB: Jay (2, 2nd base off Cecil/Peña)

Fielding

PB: Butera (4)
St. Louis
St. Louis Cardinals
Batters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pham CF 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 .293
Carpenter 2B-3B 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 .199
Martinez 1B 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .312
O'Neill LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .333
Gyorko 3B-SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .282
Bader RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .236
Munoz SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Cecil P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Mayers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Peña C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .275
Wacha P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .059
Tuivailala P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
d- García PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Hicks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Norris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Wong 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
Totals 35 2 6 2 2 12 8 -
d-grounded out for Tuivailala in 7th.

Batting

2B: Gyorko (3); Peña (2)
TB: Peña 3; Gyorko 2; O'Neill; Muñoz; Martínez
RBI: Peña (2); Bader (6)
2-Out RBI: Peña
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wacha; Peña; Martínez
SAC: Wacha
Team RISP: 1-for-7
Team LOB: 6

Fielding

Outfield Assists: O'Neill
Errors: Norris (1); O'Neill (1)
Kansas City
Kansas City Royals
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Junis 5.0 5 2 2 1 7 0 3.52
McCarthy 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.75
Keller 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.77
Boyer W (2-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11.09
Herrera S (10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.96
Totals 10.0 6 2 2 2 12 0 -

Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: Junis 81-55; McCarthy 17-12; Keller 18-9; Boyer 14-9; Herrera 11-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: Junis 6-2; McCarthy 3-0; Keller 0-1; Boyer 3-0; Herrera 1-1
Batters Faced: Junis 21; McCarthy 6; Keller 4; Boyer 4; Herrera 3
St. Louis
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wacha 6.2 4 2 1 0 6 1 2.88
Tuivailala 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.38
Hicks 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.96
Norris L (1-1) 1.0 3 3 2 0 2 0 2.70
Cecil 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2.08
Mayers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.31
Totals 10.0 8 5 3 2 10 1 -

Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: Wacha 102-70; Tuivailala 4-2; Hicks 7-7; Norris 32-19; Cecil 11-5; Mayers 1-1
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: Wacha 6-6; Tuivailala 1-0; Hicks 1-0; Norris 2-0; Cecil 1-0; Mayers 0-1
Batters Faced: Wacha 24; Tuivailala 1; Hicks 3; Norris 7; Cecil 4; Mayers 1
Inherited Runners-Scored: Tuivailala 1-0; Cecil 2-1; Mayers 3-0

Game Info

Kansas City Royals @ St. Louis Cardinals: May 23, 2018

Venue: Busch Stadium
Attendance: 41,984
Duration: 3:04
Weather: 83 degrees, Clear
Wind: 5 MPH In From Center
Umpires: HP: Mark Ripperger. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Marty Foster.