The Kansas City Royals won for the fourth straight time, shutting out the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 in the first of a three-game interleague series from Kauffman Stadium.
Gil Meche was the star fror KC, tossing a four hit shutout. Meche struck out six and walked only one for the victory, his second career shutout and second consecutive scoreless outing.
Mark Teahen led the Royals’ offensive attack with three hits and drove in a run. Mike Jacobs added a pair of hits, while David DeJesus, Billy Butler, Miguel Olivo and Alberto Callaspo each picked up an RBI.
Kansas City will look to extend its winning streak with Zack Greinke on the hill for game two of the set tonight.