Lowrie, Coghlan homer in A's 10-1 win over Royals

Mar 28, 2016 12:15 AM by Associated Press

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jed Lowrie and Chris Coghlan hit home runs and Kendall Graveman pitched seven solid innings in the Oakland Athletics' 10-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

Danny Valencia had two hits and drove in a pair of runs and Yonder Alonso added two hits for the A's. Josh Reddick, Khris Davis and Billy Butler also drove in runs.

Tony Cruz homered in the seventh for the Royals. Chris Young pitched 4 1-3 innings, giving up five earned runs and nine hits.

Joakim Soria, who gave up his first earned runs of the spring in his last appearance, pitched a perfect seventh for the Royals.

Graveman took a shutout into the seventh. He allowed four hits, struck out six and walked one.

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