Rockies P Kyle Kendrick gives up 4 runs in loss
Kendrick went 6 1/3 innings and struck out four batters while walking three.
Royals' Kendrys Morales drives in five runs during Friday's win
Morales drove in all five the team's runs Friday. He did it by hitting two home runs off Lance Lynn. Morales went 3 for 5 in the game to raise his average to .305.
Prior to his three-hit game Friday, Morales had been hitting .154 with no home runs over his last four games.
Giants' Ryan Vogelsong pitches 6 scoreless innings
Even though his relievers gave up eight runs, Vogelsong was still able to get credit for the win thanks to some great run support from his offense. Vogelsong finished the game with five strikeouts and three walks.
Vogelsong gave up only two hits throughout the game. He now has a 4.60 ERA for the season.
Vogelsong's next start is now projected for May 27 against the Brewers.
Cardinals SP Lance Lynn receives loss during Friday's game
Lynn allowed five runs on 10 hits over six innings during the outing. He struck out four batters and walked one. He surrendered two home runs to Kendrys Morales.
Lynn has pitched at least six innings in his five last starts. Friday's loss broke his two-game winning streak. His next expected start is set for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
Royals SP Chris Young pitches six scoreless innings Friday
Young scattered six hits while striking out two batters and walking two. He lowered his ERA to 0.78 on the season.
Young (4-0) has not surrendered more than one run in any of his four starts this season. His next expected start is set for Wednesday at the New York Yankees.
A's P Scott Kazmir gives up 2 earned runs in loss
Kazmir falls to 2-3 for the season with the loss. He gave up eight hits and three walks while striking out four. He now has a 3.09 ERA for the season.
Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen earns second save of season Friday
Jansen entered with a one-run lead and he shut the door on the Padres. He struck out Will Middlebrooks to end the game.
Rays P Chris Archer strikes out 8 in win
Archer gave up his lone run in the fourth inning to Stephen Vogt on a solo home run. The Athletics were able to get six hits on Archer. Archer struck out eight batters while walking four. Archer now has an ERA of 2.40 this season.
His next start is projected for May 27 against the Mariners.
Dodgers OF Joc Pederson hits 11th home run of season Friday
With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Pederson hit a solo shot off Joaquin Benoit. He finished the game 2 for 4. Pederson is 8 for 40 with two home runs over his last 10 games.
Red Sox P Rick Porcello rocked in loss to Angels
Porcello was only able to go 4 1/3 innings, with his appearance in the fifth inning a particular disaster for him. Five of the nine runs that inning were credited to Porcello. Porcello struck out four batters while walking three.
Porcello has now struck out 10 batters over the past two games. He now has an ERA of 5.07 this season.
His next start is projected for May 27 against the Twins.
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