Kennedy Lifts Arizona Past Royals 3-2

8 years 7 months 5 days ago Wednesday, June 22 2011 Jun 22, 2011 Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:44:00 PM CDT June 22, 2011 in Baseball
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings and Xavier Nady hit an RBI double, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night.

Kennedy (8-2) allowed one run on eight hits, while striking out four and walking two to lower his ERA to 2.90. In his past 13 starts, he is 7-1 with a 2.16 ERA.

The NL West-leading Diamondbacks scored three runs on four hits in the fifth against Jeff Francis (3-8).


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