Tampa Bay’s Jose Siri drove in 4 runs, beginning pitcher Zach Eflin remained spotless at residence, and the Rays rebounded from their series-opening loss to Kansas Metropolis, thrashing the Royals 11-3 on Friday night time in St. Petersburg, Fla
In a 3-for-4 exhibiting with two runs, Siri clubbed his thirteenth homer — a three-run shot — and likewise singled residence a run.
Eflin (9-3) improved to 8-0 with a 2.17 ERA by eight residence begins this yr.
He did it by limiting the Royals to 3 runs and 7 hits over six innings, placing out seven and strolling two
Tampa Bay’s Josh Lowe went 3-for-5 with a run. Taylor Partitions was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, whereas Christian Bethancourt went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Manuel Margot and Harold Ramirez (two RBIs) had two hits apiece.
The Rays had been 7-for-12 with runners in scoring place and tied a season excessive with 17 hits
They’re 33-9 at residence and 13-2 towards American League Central opposition.
Kansas Metropolis’s Salvador Perez swatted a two-run homer and Nick Pratto hit a solo shot. Bobby Witt Jr. and Drew Waters every had two hits.
Zack Greinke (1-8) dropped his fourth resolution since final profitable on Might 3. He allowed seven runs on 9 hits in 4 2/3 innings, with one stroll and three strikeouts.
After rallying for a 6-5 win Thursday, Kansas Metropolis was proper again at it to begin the second matchup in an early battle of lengthy balls.
On the sport’s second pitch, Pratto lined a cutter from Eflin out to proper for his fifth homer.
Nevertheless, Siri outdid that effort within the second with a deep blast to place the Rays up 3-1 after Isaac Paredes and Bethancourt singled in entrance of him
Within the third, the Royals added their second homer. Witt drew a two-out stroll from Eflin, and Perez made the right-hander pay for it together with his fifteenth deep shot to straightaway middle
After Siri drove in his fourth run of the night time with a single within the fourth, Ramirez completed Greinke’s night time with a two-out single within the fifth.
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