Salvador Perez He hit a three-run homer to lead in the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-7 on Tuesday night.
The Royals were down by six runs but ended up rescuing their starter Jackson Kowar.
Kyle Isbel hit his first career home run, while Hunter Dozier hit another home run. The Royals caused Oakland to continue with a poor season finale.
The Athletics have lost three straight games and seven of 10 to walk away from the wild-card race for the American League playoffs.
Venezuelan Pérez had four RBIs, including three with his tremendous hit against compatriot Yusmeiro Petit (8-2). The ball fell into the visitors’ bullpen behind left field.
It was Perez’s 43rd home run of the season. He is only below the Dominican Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Japanese Shohei Ohtani, in the category of more homers in the campaign in the majors.
In addition, he came within five home runs of a player’s record with the club in a single season, which belongs to Cuban Jorge Soler.
The victory went to Jake Brentz (5-2). Scott Barlow scored his 13th save.
For the Athletics, the Dominican Starling Marte 3-1 with a run scored. Venezuelan Elvis Andrus 4-2 with two RBIs.
For the Royals, the Venezuelans Pérez 5-2 with two runs scored and four RBIs, Edward Olivares without an official turn but with one scored. The Dominicans Carlos Santana 3-0, Adalberto Mondesí 4-1 with an RBI.
Yesterday’s results and offensive performance of the Dominicans
· Indians 3, Twins 1; for Cleveland, the Dominicans Amed Rosario 4-0, José Ramírez 3-0, Franmil Reyes 3-0 and for Minnesota, Jorge Polanco 3-0, Miguel Sanó 3-0.
· Indians 3, Twins 6; for Cleveland, the Dominican Rosario 3-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Ramírez 3-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Reyes 3-1 with an RBI and for Minnesota, Polanco 3-1 with a run scored, He healed 2-1 with a run scored.
· Reds 5, Pirates 6; for Cincinnati, Dominican Aristides Aquino 4-0. Cuban José Barrero 1-0 and for Pittsburgh Wilmer Difó 4-1.
· Brewers 0, Tigres; for Milwaukee, the Dominican Pablo Reyes 1-0 and for Detroit, Jeimer Candelario 3-1
Cubs 6, Phillies 3; for Chicago Cubs, Sergio Alcantara 4-1 with a run scored and for Philadelphia, Jean Segura 4-2 with a run scored.
· Marlins 2, Nationals 8; for the Miami team, the Dominicans Bryan de la Cruz 4-1, Jesús Sánchez 4-0, Lewin Díaz 4-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs and for Washington, Juan Soto 4-3 with one run scored.
· NY. Yankees 7, Orioles 2; for the New York team, the Creoles on the offensive did not participate and for Baltimore, the Dominicans Pedro Severino 3-0, Kelvin Gutiérrez 4-1 with an RBI.
· Rays 2, Blue Jays 0; for Tampa, the Dominicans Nelson Cruz 3-1, Manuel Margot 3-0 and for Toronto, Vladimir Guerrero 4-0, Teoscar Hernández 3-0. Cuban Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 3-0.
· Cardinals 7, Mets 6; for San Luis, who did not present Dominicans on offense, from the mound, Alex Reyes (8-8), Alex Reyes (8-8) forced the Puerto Rican Francisco Lindor to hit a grounder for a double play that ended the 10th inning with corner corridors. To credit the victory; for the Mets, Jonathan Villar 3-1 with a run scored.
· Rockies 5, Braves 4; for Colorado, Raimel Tapia 5-1 with a run scored; for the Braves, no creoles appeared on the offensive.
· Astros 1, Rangers 8; for Houston, the Dominican José Sirí 2-0 and for Texas, Leody Taveras 4-0.
· Athletics 7, Royals 10; for Oakland, the Dominican Starling Marte 3-1 with a run scored and for Kansas, the Creoles Carlos Santana 3-0, Adalberto Mondesí 4-1 with an RBI.
Angels 3, White Sox 9; by. Angels, Juan Lagares 4-1 for the Chicago W. Sox, Eloy Jiménez 4-1 with one run scored, Leury Garcia 4-2 with two runs scored and one RBI.
· Parents 1, Giants 6; for San Diego, the Dominicans Manny Machado 4-0 and Fernando Tatis III, 4-0.
Diamondbacks 4, LA. Dodgers 8; for Arizona, the Dominican Ketel Marte of 4-3, his seventh homer, with one scored and three RBIs and for the LA. Dodgers, Albert Pujols 1-1 pinch.
· Red Sox 8, Mariners 4, for Boston, Rafael Devers 3-1, with one scored and Seattle, did not present Creoles on offense.