05/19 17:59 CDT Cespedes homer helps A's complete sweep of Royals
Cespedes homer helps A's complete sweep of Royals
By MICHAEL WAGAMAN
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a leadoff home run in the eighth
inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Sunday to
complete a three-game sweep.
Cespedes hit his eighth homer, connecting against Kelvin Herrera (2-4).
Jerry Blevins (3-0) pitched one scoreless inning. Ryan Cook worked the ninth
for his first save of the season.
Alex Gordon matched his career high of four hits for Kansas City. The Royals
have lost 10 of 13 and fallen back to .500.