|Final - 8.11.2011||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Kansas City Royals||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||11||0|
|Tampa Bay Rays||0||0||2||0||1||0||0||1||X||4||7||0|
|WP: Jeff Niemann (7 - 4)
SV: Kyle Farnsworth (21)
LP: Danny Duffy (3 - 6)
While it was far from a great start by Duffy (more walks than strikeouts) he pitched well enough to kinda sorta win. Alas, it was not to be. After a big night on Wednesday, Royal bats were unable to capitalize on 11 singles (nothing else) and mustered only one run. Sal Perez can still do no wrong at the plate, while Johnny G. is starting to slow down.
The Rays taunted KC with an all-former-Royal bullpen performance as J.P. Howell, Joel Peralta, and Kyle Farnsworth finished out the game.