The Royals got back to winning by outslugging the Cincinnati Reds, 10-9, in Tampa.
Cincinnati’s Joel Youngblood hit a three-run home run to give the Reds a 4-3 lead in the third inning. The Royals tied the score in the fifth and then grabbed control of the game with six runs in the sixth inning, thanks to three hits, two walks, and two errors.
The Royals improved to 6-5 in spring training with the victory.
Today’s birthday: Jason LaRue (1974)