Masataka Yoshida and Adam Duvall homered, and Chris Sale earned his first win since Could, main the Boston Pink Sox previous the host Kansas Metropolis Royals, 7-3, on Sunday within the rubber sport of the three-game collection.
Yoshida’s two-out, three-run fly barely cleared the right-center area wall for his 14th residence run and a 3-0 benefit within the fourth inning. The rookie had two of the Pink Sox‘s 9 hits, his forty sixth multi-hit sport.
Sale (6-3) allowed two singles and two walks, hanging out 5 whereas allowing only one runner previous first base to gather his first win since Could 26 and thirteenth towards the Royals, his most towards any opponent.
Duvall’s 416-foot solo blast to left, his nineteenth homer, improved Boston’s result in 4-0 within the sixth. Duvall has hit safely in 12 of his final 13 video games, batting .408 with eight residence runs and 16 RBIs.
Salvador Perez received Kansas Metropolis on the scoreboard with an RBI single off reliever Mauricio Llovera within the sixth, chopping the deficit to 4-1. Perez had two of the Royals‘ eight hits.
Pink Sox proper fielder Alex Verdugo was seen limping after fielding Perez’s hit and left the sport one batter later. Per the Boston Globe, Verdugo is battling a good left hamstring.
Bobby Witt Jr.’s seventh-inning throwing error led to a pair of Pink Sox runs as Justin Turner delivered a sacrifice fly for a 6-1 lead. Rafael Devers’ two-out RBI double within the ninth capped Boston’s scoring.
Dairon Blanco’s two-run single within the ninth off Kenley Jansen capped the scoring.
After opener Taylor Clarke retired the Pink Sox so as within the first, Zack Greinke (1-14) went 3 2/3 innings, permitting three runs on 5 hits and a stroll. Greinke has not gained since Could 3.
Boston (71-66), which has misplaced 5 of seven, earned its first collection win since a three-game sweep on the New York Yankees Aug. 18-20.
The Royals are 6-21 since their season-long seven-game profitable streak ended Aug. 4, falling to 42-96 and dropping 54 video games beneath .500 for the primary time in franchise historical past.
—Discipline Degree Media