April 20th, 2017
Written by Greg Rahe
The Kansas City Royals shutout the San Francisco Giants 2-0 Wednesday night. Jason Vargas tossed seven shutout innings giving up 4 hits and struckout 9 to pick up his third straight victory. Madison Bumgarner suffered the loss giving up 1 run on 7 hits in 6 innings.
Paulo Orlando scored the first run on a Mike Moustakas infield single in the 5th inning.
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Salvador Perez singled driving in Eric Hosmer who doubled in the 8th for the Royals 2nd run. Joakim Soria pitched a scoreless 8th and Kelvin Herrera earned his 3rd save. The Royals open a 4 game series in Texas Thursday night. Danny Duffy will be on the mound for the Royals and Andrew Cashner gets the start for Texas. First pitch is set for 7:05p. The game will be broadcast on KVOE 1400AM/96.9 FM.