‘Tulowitzki played a key role in the win. He singled with one out in the 11th and advanced on a balk by Franklin Morales (3-1).
Donaldson followed with a single to left-center, giving Toronto its third straight win and sending the AL champion Royals to their third consecutive loss.
”He left me a pitch over the middle of the plate, what I was kind of waiting for the entire time,” Donaldson said. ”I didn’t miss it.”
Donaldson, mobbed at first base after his winning hit, went 3 for 4 with a walk and four RBIs. Liam Hendriks (3-0) pitched one inning for the win.
Cueto, obtained from Cincinnati last Sunday for three minor league pitchers, gave up three runs and seven hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked two.
”I thought he threw the ball great,” manager Ned Yost said. [Read more…]