SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Steve Andrade, who was claimed earlier in
the day off waivers, pitched a scoreless inning to get the win in
Kansas City's 6-4 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday
Andrade, a rookie right-hander, walked the first batter he faced
in the seventh before retiring three in a row.
Andrade, who was placed on waivers by the San Diego Padres, is
13-8 with a 2.65 ERA in 188 minor league relief appearances. He was
3-2 with a 1.97 ERA last season with Double-A New Hampshire of the
Aaron Guiel led off the bottom half of the seventh with a home
run as Kansas City scored four times to take a 5-1 lead.
Mike Sweeney, who was playing for the first time since March 9
because of a bone bruise in his left leg, contributed an RBI single
in the seventh. Angel Berroa's two-out double scored Sweeney and
Sweeney also had a RBI single in the eighth and went 2-for-5.
Brewers right-hander Dave Bush allowed one run in five innings.
Bush gave up five hits, walked one and struck out four.
Royals second baseman Mark Grudzielanek left after four innings
after his right hand was stepped on. His injury will be
re-evaluated on Wednesday. Esteban German replaced Grudzielanek and
stole two bases. He leads the Cactus League with eight stolen bases
in nine attempts.