Royals score 7 runs in the 6th inning, beat Orioles 8-3

1 year 3 months 1 week ago August 24, 2015 Aug 24, 2015 Monday, August 24 2015 Monday, August 24, 2015 9:47:44 PM CDT in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Omar Infante led a seven-run charge in the sixth inning to support a strong start by Kris Medlen, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Monday night.

Despite working on a pitch count, Medlen (2-0) lasted six innings in his first start since Sept. 27, 2013, with Atlanta. The right-hander allowed five hits - one of them a two-run homer by Adam Jones in the first inning - while striking out six without a walk.

Medlen, who returned last month after his second Tommy John surgery, made seven appearances out of the Kansas City bullpen before replacing Jeremy Guthrie in the starting rotation.

 

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