Astros first. Grossman flied out to center fielder L.Cain. Altuve struck out. J.Castro singled to center. J.Martinez homered to right on a 2-2 count, J.Castro scored. Carter struck out.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Astros 2, Royals 0.
Royals third. Francoeur tripled to center. Kottaras doubled to center, Francoeur scored. Getz grounded out, second baseman Altuve to first baseman Carter, Kottaras to third. A.Escobar grounded out, third baseman Paredes to first baseman Carter. A.Gordon walked on four pitches. Butler struck out.
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Astros 2, Royals 1.
Astros eighth. K.Herrera pitching. Ma.Gonzalez lined out to left fielder A.Gordon. Grossman grounded out, shortstop A.Escobar to first baseman Hosmer. Altuve walked. Altuve stole second. J.Castro doubled to right, Altuve scored. J.Martinez safe at first on K.Herrera's error, J.Castro to third. B.Barnes pinch-running for J.Martinez. Carter struck out.
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 left on. Astros 3, Royals 1.
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