He’s The Mondesi

Royals 6, Orioles 4 : He’s The Mondesi – Alberto Mondesi matches career highs w/ 4 hits & steals 3 bases in his return from the DL & Whit Merrifield homers as the Royals take the series from the O’s @ home. Hunter Dozier doubles home 2 runs & scores on a single by Ryan O’Hearn in a 3-run 1st inning against O’s starter Aaron Brooks. Trey Mancini’s 2-run single in the 3rd ties the game against Royals starter Danny Duffy, who allows 4 runs on 7 hits in 6 1/3 innings, walks 1 & strikes out 3. Alex Gordon ties it up again on double to score Mondesi off of reliever Paul Fry in a 2-run 7th.
Meibrys Viloria’s single off of Shawn Armstrong scores Gordon to give the Royals the lead for good & Merrifield hits a solo shot off (#16) of Armstrong in the 8th to add some insurance. Ian Kennedy closes it out in the 9th.
Baltimore has now lost 13 of their last 19. They now head to Tampa Bay for 3.
Bal (45-91) K.C. (49-89)
WP : McCarthy (3-2)
LP : Fry (1-7)
S : Kennedy (25).
GO O’S!!