June 23, 2024

Royals Collect Big Win on the Road in Classic Pitching Duel


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Eric Hosmer’s two-out single in the 10th inning drove in the only run in Kansas City’s 1-0 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday night in a classic pitchers’ duel between the Royals’ Luke Hochevar and the Rays’ David Price. The run off Joel Peralta (1-5) was unearned after an error on Tampa Bay shortstop Ben Zobrist. Jeff rancouer scored the run after his single preceding Zobrist’s throwing error. Kelvin Herrera (1-1) got the win and Greg Holland pitched the 10th inning for his sixth save. Price and Hochevar both pitched eight innings, giving up a combined four hits.The loss snapped the Rays’ five-game winning streak.

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