Blue Jays send Royals to ninth straight loss
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Colby Rasmus hit two home runs to help
make Drew Hutchison a winner in his major league debut and the
Toronto Blue Jays handed the Kansas City Royals their ninth
straight loss, 9-5 Saturday night.
Edwin Encarnacion also homered and drove in three runs for the
Hutchison, who had never pitched above Double-A, left after 99
pitches and 5 1-3 innings, allowing five runs and eight hits,
including two homers. Hutchison became the eighth youngest starting
pitcher in Blue Jays history at 21 years, 243 days.
The Royals losing skid is their longest since losing 10 in a row
July 10-24, 2009.
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