National Sports News
Markakis singles in game-winner as Orioles beat Royals 3-2 in 10 innings
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:26 PM EDT
Nick Markakis singled in the winning run in 10th inning after two throwing errors by pitcher Danny Duffy laid the groundwork for the Baltimore Orioles' 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
After Duffy hit Jonathan Schoop to begin the 10th, the left-hander threw wildly to second base after fielding a bunt by David Lough. Jemile Weeks followed with another bunt, and on this one Duffy's throw went high and wide to first, loading the bases.
Louis Coleman replaced Duffy and struck out Nelson Cruz before Markakis hit an opposite-field liner that landed inside the left-field foul line.