Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight begin, permitting two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 40 on Wednesday evening.
DETROIT: Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight begin, permitting two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday evening.
Singer pitched eight one-hit innings in his earlier outing at Cleveland. The rookie right-hander struck out the primary 5 Detroit hitters and retired the primary 10.
Singer (3-4) struck out eight with one stroll. Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs for the Royals, who’ve gained seven of eight.
Tarik Skubal (1-3) allowed two earned runs and 4 hits in six innings on this matchup of rookie starters. He struck out eight with no walks.
After throwing 119 pitches in his earlier begin when he took a no-hitter into the eighth Singer was taken out after simply 81 this time. Jesse Hahn, Scott Barlow and Greg Holland every pitched an ideal inning in reduction.
Singer has pitched at the least 5 innings in all seven of his street begins, with out permitting greater than 5 hits in any of them. Detroit stranded two runners towards him within the fourth, and that’s as shut because the Tigers got here to scoring.
Perez gave the Royals the lead with a two-run homer within the first, then added an RBI double within the sixth. He now has 5 straight multi-hit video games since coming back from the injured listing.
Kansas City added one other run within the eighth on a wild pitch.
Detroit has misplaced 4 of 5
Royals: Kansas City put RHP Matt Harvey (proper lat pressure) on the 10-day IL. The Royals recalled RHP Scott Blewett and INF Erick Mejia and likewise optioned RHP Jacob Junis. Mejia went zero for Three with two strikeouts.