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Wednesday, March 7, 2012:
Cubs 6, Royals 4
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sappelt, CF3000011.125
Campana, CF1001011.000
Johnson, Re, LF3120011.333
a-Szczur, PH-LF2010001.500
Castro, S, SS3120001.300
Amezaga, SS2010000.500
LaHair, 1B3121002.250
Vitters, 1B1000112.250
Ha, DH3111001.500
b-Cardenas, PH-DH2000003.167
Barney, 2B3011001.500
Scales, 2B1000010.333
Tolbert, 3B3110001.500
DeWitt, 3B1110000.500
Clevenger, C3010022.400
Lalli, C1000001.500
Mather, RF3010001.571
Jackson, B, RF1011000.400
Totals3961551719.369
a-Grounded out for Johnson, Re in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Ha in the 7th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dyson, CF2000000.333
Robinson, D, CF1110100.600
b-Myers, PH1000002.375
Getz, 2B2110000.125
Betancourt, Y, 2B3011013.111
Hosmer, 1B2011000.300
Robinson, C, 1B2000012.200
Butler, DH2000021.444
a-Giavotella, PH-DH2000001.400
Moustakas, 3B2000001.333
Kouzmanoff, 3B2110000.600
Francoeur, RF1000000.143
Maier, RF2120000.250
Perez, S, C2000011.000
Ramirez, M, C1012000.600
Lough, LF2000000.250
Golson, LF2000013.000
Escobar, A, SS1000010.143
Falu, SS3010000.571
Totals354941714.303
a-Grounded out for Butler in the 7th. b-Flied out for Robinson, D in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Barney (2, Sanchez, J).
TB: Jackson, B; Tolbert; Barney 2; DeWitt; Ha; LaHair 2; Clevenger; Castro, S 2; Johnson, Re 2; Mather; Szczur; Amezaga.
RBI: LaHair (1), Ha (4), Barney (4), Campana (1), Jackson, B (4).
2-out RBI: Jackson, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clevenger; LaHair; Johnson, Re; Barney; Szczur.
SAC: Campana.
GIDP: Cardenas.
Team RISP: 6-for-17.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Mather (3, 2nd base off Adcock/Perez, S), Castro, S (1, 2nd base off Adcock/Perez, S), LaHair (1, 2nd base off Adcock/Perez, S), Tolbert (1, 2nd base off Herrera/Ramirez, M).
CS: Vitters (1, 3rd base by Herrera/Ramirez, M).

FIELDING
E: Castro, S (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Campana (Francoeur at 1st base).
DP: (Campana-LaHair).

BATTING
2B: Hosmer (1, Jackson, J), Maier (1, Dolis), Betancourt, Y (1, McNutt).
TB: Kouzmanoff; Robinson, D; Betancourt, Y 2; Hosmer 2; Ramirez, M; Getz; Falu; Maier 3.
RBI: Hosmer (2), Betancourt, Y (1), Ramirez, M 2 (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moustakas; Robinson, C; Golson; Giavotella; Betancourt, Y.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hosmer (1, 3rd base off Jackson, J/Clevenger).
CS: Getz (1, 2nd base by Samardzija/Clevenger).

FIELDING
E: Moustakas 2 (2, fielding, throw), Francoeur (1, throw).
DP: (Falu-Betancourt, Y-Robinson, C).

Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Samardzija(W, 1-0)3.01000300.00
Jackson, J2.01100100.00
Dolis2.01001100.00
McNutt1.02110109.00
Beliveau1.042201054.00
Totals9.09431706.50
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sanchez, J(L, 0-1)1.044301027.00
Teaford2.02000000.00
Adcock2.03000200.00
Herrera2.02111103.00
Collins1.02110204.50
Wood, Bl1.02000100.00
Totals9.015651703.68
WP: Jackson, J, Beliveau.
Balk: Collins.
HBP: Francoeur (by Jackson, J), Ramirez, M (by Dolis).
Pitches-strikes: Samardzija 35-26, Jackson, J 31-20, Dolis 31-13, McNutt 24-13, Beliveau 23-15, Sanchez, J 31-21, Teaford 27-19, Adcock 30-23, Herrera 30-20, Collins 22-15, Wood, Bl 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Samardzija 3-1, Jackson, J 2-1, Dolis 4-1, McNutt 0-2, Beliveau 0-1, Sanchez, J 2-1, Teaford 3-0, Adcock 3-0, Herrera 3-1, Collins 0-0, Wood, Bl 1-0.
Batters faced: Samardzija 9, Jackson, J 8, Dolis 9, McNutt 5, Beliveau 7, Sanchez, J 8, Teaford 8, Adcock 8, Herrera 8, Collins 5, Wood, Bl 4.
Umpires: HP: David Rackley. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Clint Fagan. 3B: Barry Larson.
Weather: 59 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, Varies.
T: 3:04.
Att: 4,193.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media