Reds' bullpen allows 12 hits, 8 runs in 8-1 loss to Royals
8:34 PM, Mar 3, 2013
8:35 PM, Mar 3, 2013
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Alex Gordon homered, Mike Moustakas stroked two doubles to raise his average to .579 and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 Sunday to remain undefeated in 10 games.
Reds right-hander Homer Bailey struck out five and allowed one single in two innings, but the bullpen allowed 12 hits and eight runs.
Wade Davis pitched three scoreless innings for the Royals to run his string to five in two starts. He allowed two hits and struck out three in his second start.
The Royals are the only undefeated team in the major leagues this spring, improving to 9-0-1. They got three consecutive pinch-hit singles from Christian Colon, Xavier Nady and Brandon Wood in a four-run sixth.