The Baltimore Orioles scored two runs each in three straight innings and held on for the 8-5 victory over the KC Royals. The two teams combined for 24 hits and six home runs.
In his last two starts, Cueto has allowed 13 runs (12 earned) on 21 hits over 11 innings. Hopefully, this is just a hiccup because this is NOT the pitcher the Royals thought they were acquiring at the trading deadline.
Jeremy Guthrie made his first relief appearance since 2012 and allowed two runs on five hits over four innings. He allowed two solo homers.
The Royals did get a two-run homer from Mike Moustakas in the 8th inning off O’s lefty reliever Brian Matusz. It was one of his two hits.