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Royals Gameday: Royals Win Today 6-4

Perez hits 1st career grand slam

Royals Coverage
April 30, 2017 - 10:15 am

The Royals win today 6-4 over the Boston Red Sox.  Next game Friday Night v. Toronto for a 7:15 first pitch on 610 Sports Radio.

Starting pitchers Friday:

Jake Junis 2-1 5.56 ERA

          v.

J.A. Happ 2-4 4.26 ERA

PREVIEW

Wednesday afternoon results:

The Royals win their 5th series in the month of June with a 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox.  Ian Kennedy only goes 4.2 innings but the bullpen got the job done the rest of the way only giving up 2 hits and no earned runs.

Salvador Perez had the big at bat with his first career grand slam in the 8th inning which pushed the Royals over the top.

Of note--

-Salvador Perez hit his 15th home run. (1st career grand slam)

-Mike Minor pitched 2.1 innings of scoreless baseball and lowered his ERA to 1.93.

Game highlights:

Ned Yost post (Courtesy of Fox Sports Kansas City):

Salvador Perez post (Courtesy of Fox Sports Kansas City):

Winning pitcher: Joakim Soria 3-2 3.41 ERA

Save: Kelvin Herrera (17) 4.50 ERA

Losing pitcher:  Robby Scott 0-1 2.60 ERA

BOX       RECAP

Wednesday's lineup: 

This weeks results:

Monday: Kansas City Royals 4 Boston Red Sox 2

Tuesday: Boston Red Sox 8 Kansas City Royals 3

Wednesday: Kansas City Royals 6 Boston Red Sox 4

Thursday:  OFF

Friday:  Royals v. Blue Jays--Jake Junis 2-1 5.56 ERA v. J.A. Happ 2-4 4.26 ERA

Saturday: Jason Vargas 10-3 2.27 v. Marco Estrada 4-5 5.98 ERA

Sunday: Jason Hammel 4-6 4.83 ERA v. Francisco Liriano 3-2 5.36 ERA

Royals: 35-36 3rd place in AL Central

Blue Jays: 35-36 5th in AL East

All Star voting update--Hosmer and Perez lead first base and catcher:

SCOREBOARD

MLB STANDINGS

TEAM SPLITS

MLB STATS

--Home runs in baseball on near record pace

--To see who the Royals selected in the 2017 MLB Draft look here

Royals interviews from the week will be posted here:

Ned Yost joins Fescoe In The Morning each wednesday.  Here is this week's interview 6/21:

Ned Yost Interview

Benji Medure the head coach of Royals 14th overall pick Nick Pratto in the first round joined The Day Shift 6/13:

06/13 - Benji Medure

 

Josh Vernier keeps you up to date on possible Royals trades on his Vern's Trade Tracker.

Josh Vernier puts out his Weekly Report Card comes out each Monday:

 

ROYALS SCHEDULE

Josh Vernier  has you covered for the Sun Fresh On Deck Show  Friday at 6.  Catch the Country Mart Call In Show after game:   Listen:  HERE

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