Bruce Chen has the magic back.He threw 7.2 innings of 0 run, 5 hit ball. He allowed no extra base hits and had a GB/FB ratio of 5/15.
- The Royals got their scoring started off with three runs in the first with help from with a Johny Gomes error.
- The rest of the Royals scoring happened in the 8th inning with Butler and Maxwell solo home runs.
- Jon Lester threw 40 pitches in the first inning and 81 over the next 6 innings.
- Hacker of the game goes to Moustakas with 12 pitches seen in 4 plate appearances. He also was the onlhy Royal with 2 or more hits and RBIs. This "award" just isn't the same without Frenchy on the team to set the standard.
Teams in the Wild Card hunt
Kansas City: 4.5
White Sox: 20.5