Zack Greinke gave up his first two home runs of the season as the Royals lost their eighth in a row, 9-3, to the Blue Jays on Friday night. Lyle Overbay’s homer in the second inning ended Greinke’s string of 111 consecutive innings without allowing a home run.
Adam Lind hit a homer in the fifth, both were solo shots. Greinke (8-2) allowed seven runs. five earned in five innings as he gave up nine hits and a one walk while only striking out three.
Jays starter Ricky Romero (3-2) gave up three runs on five hits. All three runs came on back to homers in the seventh. First Jose Guillen hit a two run shot and Mike Jacobs followed with a solo blast.