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Royals Waste Good Start by Chen, Offense Disappears, Lose 3-1

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Game Notes:

  • Bruce Chen pitch great, 7 innings, 7 Ks, 0 BBs, 2 ER, 108 pitches. It was the longest game thrown by a Royal pitcher this season.
  • Holland allowed 2 runs to score while he was pitching by allowing 3 hits after inheriting one base runner.
  • The Royals scored their first run in the 3rd inning when Escobar got to second on an error by the pitcher, Smyly and Gordon drove him home.
  • Rookie pitcher Smyly went 6 innings, striking out 4 batters and only walking one.
  • Gordon (0.143) and Hosmer (0.182) are vying for the team low in AVG.
  • Losing streak is now at 6 games.