The seven Nick Allen two-run singles proved to be the difference between Oakland Athletics' 5-3 wins against host Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
With Allen's hit, Oakland won a rubber match in a three-game series, and A has won his first series since playing two out of three games in Seattle on May 23-25. rice field.
The Royals, who played two of the three games when the team met in Auckland last weekend, played two of the three games against the Minnesota Twins from April 19th to 21st. Since then, I haven't beat the series at home.
Oakland led Stephen Vogt's single 1-0 in the 4th inning and then extended his advantage to 2-0 in the 6th inning with Seth Brown's solo homer.
Kansas City reached him in the sixth inning after Oakland starter James Kaprielian reduced the Royals to one hit in five innings.
Sam Moll reassured Caprilian and defeated MJ Melendez second. However, Mole then allowed Carlos Santana a two-run single and Edward Olivares a run-score single, giving the Royals a 3-2 lead. Olivares was thrown second in an attempt to double his hit.
Caprilian allowed two strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings and three runs with two hits in four walks.
However, A regained the lead at the next at bat. After scoring two outs with a Chad Pinder single and a Cristian Pache double, Allen cleared the base from the single to the center, giving Auckland a 4-3 lead.
Oakland pushed lead to 5-3 in Pash's single off-relief Scott Barlow, who won a wild pitch single, second stolen and third-advanced Sheldon Neuse. rice field.
Domingo Asebed (1-1) saved Mole, pitched in 7th place scoreless, and then Zack Jackson left the Royals in 8th place.
Lou Trivino finished the game with his fourth save of the season and his ninth scoreless defeat of Lopez with runners in second and third place.
Kansas City's right-handed Brady Singer (3-3) continued his career's best 8 1/3 innings, with 5 strikeouts and 7 hits and 5 hits. I forgave the run and lost.
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