Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games.
The Dodgers tipped their caps, and left
Wilson pitched a scoreless final inning, picking up his first save of the season and first since April 12, 2012, but not without getting saved himself by
The Royals had a runner on second with one out when
Haren started the season 3-0 with a 2.03 earned-run average in his first five starts. In 11 games since, he owns a 4.68 ERA.
And he continues to be hurt by giving up the home run. The soft-throwing Haren gave up two more homers Wednesday, both solo shots. Haren has given up 18 home runs on the season, tied for the second-most in the majors.
Cain opened the bottom of the first with a home run, only his third of the season.
The Dodgers took the lead in the third after one-out, back-to-back triples by
But Kansas City scored two more in the bottom of the inning to tie the score, 4-4. On his 10th pitch, Jarrod Tyson led off the inning with his first home run of the season. Cain singled with one out and stole second before Haren walked
That ended the night for Haren.
Cain scored, but with Rojas stopping the ball from getting through, he forced Hosmer to stop at third and prevented a second run from scoring. Wright struck out Alex Gordon for the third out.
Haren was charged with four runs on five hits and two walks, with three strikeouts in his 4 1/3 innings.
Kansas City starter