Athletics Hurler Tanner Roark Effort Not Enough Against Royals, 5-6

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 | Emma Botos


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September 16, 2019 -- The Athletics's slugger Sean Murphy could not help his team in a close loss to the Royals, 5 to 6.

The Athletics starter Tanner Roark could not led the defense to allow the offense to pull off the win. Throwing 67 strikes in a 110 pitch outing for 8 strikeouts. The Athletics pitcher had a 0.301 OBP for his appearance. He gave up 4 earned runs over 4.2 innings pitched. The Athletics hurler threw for 7 hits and 1 walk allowed.

Starting on the road, Glenn Sparkman helped lead the Royals to a win. A 6.02 ERA and 0.345 OBP in the appearance against the Athletics. Throwing 40 strikes in a 78 pitch outing for 1 strikeout. The hurler gave up 4 earned runs in 4.1 innings. Royals's starter allowed 6 hits and 3 walks.

Slugger Hunter Dozier offense on the road helped the Royals over the Athletics's pitching. His batting average was 0.286 in the game. The hitter gave up 0 Ks. Hunter Dozier had a 0.358 OBP with 5 at bats. He had a 0.543 slugging percentage in the game.

Posted at Tue, September 17, 2019 13:05:08 UTC