February 28, 2024

Chen’s solid pitching leads Kansas City past Tampa bay

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Kansas City (westernkansasnews.com)–Bruce Chen gave up an earned run on five hits in seven innings of work to lead the Kansas City Royals past the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 Tuesday night. The Royals scored four runs in the third and eighth innings, capped off by a three-run blast by Jeff Francoeur. Yuniesky Betancourt also had a two-run homerun in the game for KC. Kansas City goes for the sweep of the Rays this afternoon in a 1:10 start at Kaufman Stadium. It will be Everett Teaford getting the start for the Royals, while Matt More will take the mound for Tampa Bay.

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