Moustakas has team-record 9 RBIs as Royals beat Orioles 14-6
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and finished with a franchise-record nine RBIs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-6 Saturday.
Moustakas singled home two runs in the sixth inning, hit his second career slam in the seventh and capped his record-setting performance with a three-run drive in the ninth.
The previous team record for RBIs in a game was seven, by Billy Butler against Philadelphia on April 7, 2013.
Salvador Perez had two hits and three RBIs for the AL Central leaders, who won for only the second time in eight games.
Yordano Ventura (11-8) allowed four runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings for Kansas City. The right-hander is 7-1 in his last 10 starts, including a pair of wins over Baltimore.