ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows homered and had four RBIs, Shane McClanahan went five scoreless innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2.
Tampa Bay has won two straight after Kansas City stopped the Rays’ 11-game winning streak in the series opener Tuesday night. Meadows had a two-run triple in the first and connected on a third-inning two-run homer.
McClanahan scattered three hits and struck out six. Kansas City got a two-run homer from Ryan O’Hearn.