Hosmer, Perez Homer In Royals Win Over Reds
Associated Press - March 4, 2014 9:45 pm
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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) – Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez each homered off Johnny Cueto and drove in three runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Tuesday.
Hosmer hit a three run homer as the Royals batted around in a five run third that included consecutive triples by Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. Perez went 3 for 3, with a home run in the second, RBI double in the third and a run scoring single in the fifth.
Ryan Ludwick and Todd Frazier hit back to back homers as the Reds batted around in a four run first off left hander Danny Duffy. The Royals committed two errors in the inning, and Duffy had a wild pitch and hit a batter.