DENVER – Andrew Benintende hit a two-team pair and an RBI triple and the Kansas City Royals came out of their offensive hibernation to defeat the Colorado Rockies 14-10 on Friday night.
Hunter Dozier hit five hits for the first time in his career. Ryan O’Hearn, Michael A.
The production in wood was amazing from members of the royal family who started the night with the fewest rounds recorded in the major tournaments.
Brendan Rodgers hit a double, had a pair of doubles and had four RBIs. Sam Hilliard made a comeback with the Rockies, who suffered their fifth straight defeat.
Kyle Freeland (1-4) allowed 12 of 18 runs to Kansas City, and Colorado allowed six unearned runs.
Dylan Coleman (1-1) relieved Zach Grinke after Colorado’s 8-7 win in the sixth inning, which he settled on.
For the Royal Family, Venezuelan Salvador Perez scored 6-2 in one round and produced one. Dominican Carlos Santana 3-0 in one game. Puerto Rican Emmanuel Rivera 4-0.
For Rocky, Venezuelan Jonathan Daza 3-1 with a run-record and RBI, Elias Diaz 5-0 with a run-record. Cuban Jose Iglesias 4-1 in one inning and scored an RBI.
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