Jose Serre refereed the Royals in Game 1 twice at home
KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Tyler Glasnow allowed one run in six innings, Jose Seri hit two singles and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Saturday in their first double hit.
Kansas City would send Cole Ragans (2-3, 5.92 ERA) to the mound for the second game of the doubleheader, which was necessary after Friday’s game was postponed. Tampa Bay has not announced who will start Game Two.
Glasnow (3-3) allowed six hits and struck out seven in Game 1. He got his first win in over a month when the Rays beat Oakland on June 14.
Seerey arrived in the third inning off Alec Marsh (0-3) and in the ninth inning off Nick Wittgren to celebrate the seventh time in his career that he hits two home runs in one game.
Francisco Mejia increased Tampa Bay’s lead in the fifth with a home run to left field, his fourth of the season.
Royals reliever Colin Snyder started in the eighth and had 13 straight balls for the Rays to load the bases and Tampa Bay took advantage.
For Ray, Cuban Randy Aruzarena scored 4-0 in one run. Dominican Wanderer Franco is 4-1 with a run scored, Jose Serre is 4-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Francisco Mejia is 4-1 with a run and an RBI. Mexican Jonathan Aranda 4-1.
For the Royals, Venezuela’s Mikel Garcia 4-0, Salvador Perez 4-4.