Toronto Blue Jays trounce Kansas City Royals 15-5, Granderson hits grand slam
TORONTO – Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam as the Toronto Blue Jays crushed the Kansas City Royals 15-5 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
His second homer of the season turned a rout into a laugher in the eighth inning. Toronto scored six runs in the frame.
It was Granderson’s ninth career grand slam and Toronto’s third homer of the day. Teoscar Hernandez and Yangervis Solarte also went deep as the Blue Jays (12-5) won their fourth game in a row.
Hernandez was a double short of the cycle and finished with four of Toronto’s 15 hits.
Starter J.A. Happ struck out eight batters over six innings as the Blue Jays improved their record at Rogers Centre to 7-3.
The Royals (3-13) have lost eight games in a row.