facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

MLB: Kansas City 11, Oakland 6

Sept. 5, 2011 at 8:16 PM   |   Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Billy Butler blasted a pair of homers, driving in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five times in the ninth to defeat Oakland 11-6.

Butler went 3-for-4 and Eric Hosmer added three hits and two RBI with two runs scored as the Royals won for the third time in five games.

Greg Holland (4-1) tossed a scoreless eighth to secure the victory for the Royals, who got two RBI each from Jeff Francoeur and Mike Moustakas.

A's closer Andrew Bailey (0-4) coughed up three runs on three hits in the final inning to suffer the loss.

Oakland's Scott Sizemore pounded a three-run homer.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Jonathan Dwyer allegedly head-butted wife, broke her nose Jonathan Dwyer allegedly head-butted wife, broke her nose
2
Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended
3
Report: Li Na will announce retirement on Friday
4
Scandal-stained Vikings visit 0-2 Saints
5
Unbeaten Panthers shoot for another home win vs. Steelers
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback