Alberto Callaspo hit a two-run homer, Joey Gathright tripled and stole two more bases giving him six swipes on six games and back-up catcher Miguel Olivo doubled and picked two RBI to highlight the offense in an 11 run attack against Colorado.
Royals pitching got knocked around a bit early in the game. Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki and Jeff Baker homered off Royals starter Brett Tomko. Tomko went four innings giving up three runs, one walk, and three strikeouts. Tomko’s ERA is at 6.75. Brian Lawrence came on pitched two innings giving up one run.