By AVERY OSENJuly 18, 2021 astatine 6:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Harvey ended his nine-game losing skid with his champion show successful years, pitching six crisp innings and sending the Baltimore Orioles implicit the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Sunday.
Harvey (4-10) had been winless successful 12 starts since his erstwhile triumph connected May 1. The erstwhile All-Star allowed conscionable 3 singles, walked 1 and struck retired 2 against his erstwhile team.
Harvey’s six innings matched his play high. This was the archetypal clip since September 2018 that Harvey pitched astatine slightest six innings and didn’t let a run.
Carlos Hernandez (1-1) allowed 2 runs connected 2 hits and 2 walks implicit 4 innings successful his 2nd vocation start. Kyle Zimmer, Josh Staumont and Greg Holland each allowed a tally successful relief.
Ramon Urias deed a two-run azygous successful the 3rd for a 2-0 lead. He has astatine slightest 2 hits successful 7 of his past 10 games.
Trey Mancini had an RBI azygous successful the fifth, Austin Wynns doubled location a tally successful the sixth and different scored connected an mistake successful the eighth.
Hunter Dozier tied a vocation precocious with 4 hits for the Royals. He went 7 for 12 successful the series.
GAME TIME CHANGE
The Royals volition statesman a two-game acceptable with the Milwaukee Brewers connected Tuesday. That crippled was acceptable to commencement astatine 7:10 p.m., but was moved up to 3:10 p.m. owed to Game 6 of the NBA Finals involving the Milwaukee Bucks that night.
Baltimore: Manager Brandon Hyde said helium hopes 3B Maikel Franco (ankle sprain) volition beryllium backmost soon. Franco volition statesman his rehab stint this week.
Orioles: Continues their roadworthy travel successful Tampa Bay connected Monday arsenic Spenser Watkins (1-0, 1.74) starts.
Royals: Have an disconnected time earlier facing Milwaukee for a 3:10 commencement connected Tuesday with Mike Minor (6-8, 5.67) connected the mound.