The Kansas City Royals finally bunched together some runs to end a lengthy losing streak.
Adalberto Mondesi had a three-run homer and a career-high four RBI, and Kansas City snapped a 10-game skid with a 9-4 win over Minnesota on Tuesday night.
The Royals scored more than five runs for the first time since June 4 and improved to 26-65 overall, percentage points ahead of Baltimore to avoid owning baseball’s worst record.
Yost said Kennedy will not make his next scheduled start on Sunday.
Kennedy was looking for his first wholesale nfl jerseys win since April 7 but failed to qualify. The right-hander gave up two runs and five hits while striking out three. He has gone 16 starts since his last victory.
Brian Flynn (1-1) allowed one hit in four innings of relief to pick up the win. Kansas City needed innings from the bullpen after Kennedy’s early exit, and Flynn and Jason Hammel delivered.
It was a lot of fun tonight, Flynn said. We’ve been waiting for this one.
Quintana allowed three hits in six scoreless innings to beat the Giants for https://www.cheapwholesalejerseysshipping.com/ the first time in his career after the lefty went 0-3 with a 5.82 ERA over his first three starts.
I said to Kyle `I’ll try to follow you, Quintana said. It’s really good for us.
Addison Russell’s one-out double in the seventh chased Giants starter Derek Holland (5-8). Russell advanced on Sam Dyson’s wild pitch and scored on a bad throw by catcher Nick Hundley trying to get Russell at third. Caratini later doubled.
Carl Edwards Jr. struck out the side in order in the seventh, Justin Wilson followed with a perfect eighth and Steve Cishek closed it out for his third save after taking the loss Monday. Maddon said afterward Brandon Morrow wasn’t available for the ninth because of a planned second consecutive day off.