The Kansas City Royals have won three series in a row after taking the rubber game of their weekend series with the Florida Marlins 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals’ starter Brian Bannister (4-3) pitched 6 innings, surrendering 4 earned runs on 9 hits to earn the victory. Octavio Dotel pitched the 9 th inning, striking out 1 batter and giving up 1 hit to pick up his 5 th save. Scott Olsen (5-6) took the loss.
The Royals (28-42) head to St. Louis for Part 2 of the 2007 I-70 Series as they take on the Cardinals (30-36) Monday night at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright (5-5) pitches for the Cards against Odalis Perez (3-7) for the Royals.