Cole's strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks
Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts and spin rate dropped as he pitched for the first time since Major League Baseball’s crackdown on sticky substances, and the Kansas City Royals rallied off Jonathan Loiasiga for four runs in the eighth inning to beat the New York Yankees 6-5.
Singer shuts down Tigers in Kansas City’s 4-0 win
DETROIT – Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight start, allowing two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday night. The rookie right-hander struck out the first five Detroit hitters and retired the first 10. Detroit stranded two runners against him in the fourth, and that's as close as the Tigers came to scoring. TRAINER’S ROOMRoyals: Kansas City put RHP Matt Harvey (right lat strain) on the 10-day IL. Detroit rookie Casey Mize (0-1) takes the mound Thursday night when the Tigers open a series with Cleveland.