Hosmer 3-run HR with 2 outs in 9th, Royals beat Rockies 6-4Posted on 24 August 2017 at 12:23am
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning off former Kansas City teammate Greg Holland, lifting the Royals over the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Hosmer's 21st home run of the season was the first game-ending shot of his career.
Holland (2-5) fell to 0-4 with one save in four opportunities in his past six games, allowing 10 hits, three home runs and 12 runs over five innings. The former Royals closer issued a leadoff walk in the ninth, gave up a two-out single to Melky Cabrera and then was tagged by Hosmer on a 1-1 pitch.
Brandon Maurer (2-1) pitched the ninth.
Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado homered for the Rockies in a matchup of playoff contenders.
Most Popular Recent Stories
Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US, including Columbia Posted on 24 March 2018 at 1:03pm
Hundreds of licensed Missouri drivers receive blind benefits Posted on 24 March 2018 at 11:10am
St. Louis prosecutors seek to disqualify Greitens attorneys Posted on 24 March 2018 at 11:45am
Warm Springs Ranch celebrates ten years in Boonville Posted on 24 March 2018 at 10:50am
Shred event encourages public to safely dispose of sensitive documents Posted on 24 March 2018 at 2:44pm