Elliot Johnson hit a three-run homer last night as the Kansas City Royals routed the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1. Eric Hosmer also went deep and Miguel Tejada added an RBI double for the Royals. Kansas City set a franchise record by holding an opponent to three runs or fewer in a 12th straight game.
Adam Wainwright became the major leagues’ first 10-game winner after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets yesterday. Wainwright retired his first 11 batters and finished with six strikeouts. Matt Carpenter hit an RBI triple for the Cardinals.
Final Philadelphia 3 Minnesota 2
Final Oakland 3 N-Y Yankees 2, 18 Innings
Final Baltimore 5 Boston 4, 13 Innings
Final Kansas City 10 Tampa Bay 1
Final Toronto 3 Texas 1
Final St. Louis 2 N-Y Mets 1
Final Chi Cubs 6 Cincinnati 5, 14 Innings
Final Washington 5 Colorado 4
Final San Francisco 10 Pittsburgh 0
Luke Donald was the leader when first round play was shut down at the US Open. He had completed 13 holes and stood 4-under. The leader in the clubhouse was Phil Mickelson, who shot an opening round 3-under-67.