Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 4/25/12

The Tribe bats were cold early, and couldn’t break through for a big inning. Ubaldo gave up a pair of two run homers.Then the Royals broke it all kinds of open with two more homers in the ninth.

Kansas City AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg C. Getz 2b 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 A. Gordon lf 5 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 .197 B. Butler dh 5 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 3 .292 E. Hosmer 1b 3 1 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 .225 J. Francoeur rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .225 M. Moustakas 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 .290 H. Quintero c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .286 M. Maier cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 A. Escobar ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303  Totals 36 8 11 8 4 5 2 1 17  Batting 2B – A Escobar (6, J Asencio). HR – A Gordon (3, 9th inning off J Asencio 2 on, 1 Out), B Butler 2 (4, 1st inning off U Jimenez 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off J Asencio 0 on, 1 Out), E Hosmer (5, 5th inning off U Jimenez 1 on, 2 Out). RBI – A Gordon 3 (8), B Butler 3 (13), E Hosmer 2 (12). 2-out RBI – E Hosmer 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – M Moustakas 1, H Quintero 2. GIDP – J Francoeur. Team LOB – 6.  Base Running SB – M Moustakas (1, 2nd base off R Perez/C Santana).  Fielding Outfield assists – J Francoeur. PB – H Quintero.

 

Cleveland AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg M. Brantley cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .200 A. Cabrera ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .304 C. Santana c 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .327 S. Duncan lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .250 J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 J. Kipnis 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .226 C. Kotchman 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .140 A. Cunningham rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217  Totals 31 2 5 2 0 3 8 1 9  Batting 2B – T Hafner (4, L Hochevar). RBI – T Hafner (9), A Cunningham (1). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – A Cabrera 2, T Hafner 1, S Duncan 2. Team LOB – 6.  Base Running SB – M Brantley (2, 3rd base off L Hochevar/H Quintero).  Fielding Outfield assists – M Brantley. DP – 2 (M Brantley-J Hannahan-J Kipnis, A Cabrera-J Kipnis-C Kotchman).

 

 Kansas City IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA L. Hochevar (W, 2-1) 6.1 4 2 2 3 4 0 1.29 4.98 T. Hottovy 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 0.00 A. Crow 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.77 2.61 J. Mijares 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.00  Cleveland IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA U. Jimenez (L, 2-1) 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 2 1.50 4.50 D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 4.50 R. Perez 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.17 3.52 J. Asencio 1.0 4 4 4 0 0 2 1.68 7.15 WP – A Crow, U Jimenez. HBP – C Kotchman (by T Hottovy). Pitches-strikes – L Hochevar 98-57; T Hottovy 7-4; A Crow 18-13; J Mijares 11-9; U Jimenez 113-64; D Wheeler 13-9; R Perez 16-4; J Asencio 26-17. Ground balls-fly balls – L Hochevar 12-5; T Hottovy 1-0; A Crow 1-2; J Mijares 1-0; U Jimenez 7-11; D Wheeler 1-1; R Perez 1-0; J Asencio 2-2. Batters faced – L Hochevar 25; T Hottovy 3; A Crow 4; J Mijares 3; U Jimenez 26; D Wheeler 4; R Perez 4; J Asencio 7.

 

 

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