Zack Greinke struck out 10 Rockies over six frames Tuesday. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com
Zack Greinke continued to shine at The K, fanning 10 and walking none, and the bottom half of the Royals' order notched four runs on the way to their fourth straight win and ninth in 10 games. KC has scored 26 runs in its last three games.
Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa 81-48, Grilli 27-16, Speier 19-11, Buchholz 11-8, Greinke 99-70, Mahay 17-10, Ramirez, R 24-16. Ground outs-fly outs: De La Rosa 4-5, Grilli 1-1, Speier 1-0, Buchholz 1-0, Greinke 2-4, Mahay 1-1, Ramirez, R 3-0. Batters faced: De La Rosa 22, Grilli 6, Speier 5, Buchholz 3, Greinke 25, Mahay 4, Ramirez, R 7. Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-0. Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Jerry Crawford. Weather: 85 degrees, overcast. Wind: 4 mph, R to L. T: 3:01. Att: 19,169.
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