Soler sets Royals home run record in 6-5 walk-off win
The Royals and Detroit Tigers played a game Tuesday night in which each team tried to prove they were the worst team in the division The Tigers won that distinction for at least one night when the Royals won the game on a walk-off home run by Ryan O’Hearn.
Mike Montgomery pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed just one run. The bullpen struggled a bunch but the offense came through in this one. Whit Merrifield and Jorge Soler each had three hits. The rest of the team combined for three hits but it was enough as the Royals won 6-5.
Jorge Soler hit his 39th home run of the season. That home run breaks Mike Moustakas’ club record.
Ryan McBroom hit a single in his first major league at bat.
Ryan O’Hearn hit a pinch-hit solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to give the Royals a walk-off win.
The Royals activated RHP Jesse Hahn from the 60-day injured list.
The Royals selected Ryan McBroom, Erick Mejia and Gabe Speier from Triple-A Omaha.
The Indianapolis Colts signed QB Jacoby Brissett to a contract extension. Brissett became the Colts’ starting quarterback when Andrew Luck announced his retirement last week.
The Los Angeles Rams signed QB Jared Goff to a 4-year, $134 million contract extension. The contract keeps Goff with the Rams through 2024. He gets an NFL-record $110 million guaranteed.
The NCAA might not have slam dunk cases against schools and coaches like they expected.