MLB: Kansas City 2, Oakland 0

June 3, 2012 at 5:24 PM   |   Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 3 (UPI) -- Vin Mazzaro and three Kansas City relievers teamed up for a seven-hit shutout Sunday, boosting the Royals to a 2-0 whitewash of Oakland.

Mazzaro (2-0) won for the second time in two starts since being called up from Class AAA Omaha Monday. The right-hander scattered four hits over six scoreless frames, allowing three walks and striking out three.

Kelvin Herrera and Greg Holland each contributed a shutout inning and Jonathan Broxton racked up his 13th save for the Royals, who took the rubber match of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.

Eric Hosmer belted a solo homer and Johnny Giavotella added an RBI single to provide Kansas City's offense.

Oakland's Tommy Milone (6-5) absorbed the loss, allowing a pair of runs on eight hits over seven innings.

The A's fell for the 10th time in 11 contests.

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