Royals Hurler Glenn Sparkman Effort Not Enough Against Tigers, 4-6

Thu, Sep 5, 2019 | Emma Botos


Glenn Sparkman of the Omaha Storm Chasers delivers a pitch at Werner Park in Omaha in 2018.
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September 5, 2019 -- The Royals take a home loss against the Tigers, 4 to 6.

The Royals starter Glenn Sparkman could not led the defense to allow the offense to pull off the win. A 5.97 ERA and 0.348 OBP in the appearance against Tigers. The pitcher allowed 4 earned runs over 4.0 innings pitched. The Royals starter allowed 7 hits and 0 walks. Throwing 43 strikes in a 63 pitch outing for 2 strikeouts.

The Matt Boyd start helped keep the Royals hitters at bay. Throwing 61 strikes in a 94 pitch outing for 6 strikeouts. Matt Boyd allowed 3 earned runs over 6.1 innings pitched. The Tigers pitcher threw for 10 hits and 0 walks allowed. A 4.57 ERA and 0.292 OBP in the appearance against the Royals.

Slugger Ronny Rodriguez offense on the road helped the Tigers over the Royals's pitching. In the game, he had a batting average of 0.225. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Ronny Rodriguez had a 0.463 slugging percentage. At the plate, he had 0 strikeouts. On the road, he had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs. With 4 at bats, Ronny Rodriguez had a 0.248 OBP.

Posted at Thu, September 5, 2019 20:32:40 UTC