Hurler Clayton Richard Leads Blue Jays Over Royals in a 11 to 4 Blowout at Home

Tue, Jul 2, 2019 | Emma Botos

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Clayton Richard in 2012 San Diego Padres Spring Training.
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July 1, 2019 -- The Blue Jays win at home against the Royals in a 11 to 4 blowout.

The Clayton Richard start helped keep the Royals hitters at bay. He pitched for 4 Ks. He gave up 3 earned runs over 6.0 innings pitched. A 6.51 ERA and 0.353 OBP in the appearance against Royals. The Blue Jays starter allowed 7 hits and 1 walk.

Slugger Whit Merrifield could not achieve the Royals road win over the Blue Jays's pitching. On the road, he had 1 RBI and scored 0 runs. His batting average was 0.303 in the game. With 4 at bats, Whit Merrifield had a 0.352 OBP. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Whit Merrifield had a 0.500 slugging percentage. At the plate, he had 0 strikeouts.

Slugger Eric Sogard's leadership helped the Blue Jays against Royals. The Blue Jays' top hitter contributed 0 RBI and scored 1 run in the home outing. The team's leading slugger had a 0.505 slugging percentage in the game. With 4 at bats, he had a game 0.379 OBP. He gave up 0 Ks in the game. In the game, he had a batting average of 0.311.

Posted at Tue, July 2, 2019 07:06:23 MST