PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jorge Soler had two doubles among his three hits and drove in three runs to lead Kansas City over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 and improve the Royals’ record to a major league-best 15-8.
Soler’s doubles sparked three-run rallies in the first and sixth innings, the latter stretching the lead to 9-5. Kansas City won for the sixth time in seven games.
Salvador Pérez also had three of Kansas City’s 12 hits.
Hunter Dozier hit a two-run triple and Andrew Benintendi added a two-run double.