Surprise, AZ (Sports Network) - George Kottaras smacked a game-winning single
in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to an 11-10
victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday in spring training action.
Kottaras finished 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored, while Elliot
Johnson stroked a two-run home run and knocked in three overall for the
Royals, who also received solo homers from Alex Gordon and Billy Butler.
Kansas City starter Ervin Santana allowed four runs -- two earned -- on seven
hits over six innings.
Paul Goldschmidt registered three hits, four RBI and two runs scored, while
Miguel Montero smacked a two-run blast and Alfredo Marte added a solo shot for
Arizona starter Randall Delgado gave up six runs on nine hits and four walks
over five frames.
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