Vargas pitches Royals to 2-0 win over Bumgarner, Giants

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Joe Panik's two-out RBI single in the 11th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday evening.

For Bumgarner, he escaped jams in the second and third innings, and then the Royals broke through against him in the bottom of the fifth on a two-out infield single by Mike Moustakas that knocked in Paulo Orlando. Vargas is 2-0 with a 0.66 ERA in his first two starts this season. "It was just one of those days where I had to grind it out". This will be the first time the Giants have been to Kauffman Stadium since Game 7 of the 2014 World Series, where the bad guys ultimately reigned supreme and swiped the crown from our beloved boys in blue.

"Nick and I did a good job of moving the ball in and out", said Cain, who allowed four hits and two walks while striking out three.

"We just couldn't score a run", Giants bench coach Ron Wotus said. Herrera has pitched 19 2/3 scoreless innings in interleague play dating to June 18, 2015. The bat wound up finding a hole in the netting behind the plate and struck a fan, and Posey motioned to him to keep it. Posey proceeded to strike out. Bochy missed the series after having a minor heart procedure.

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San Francisco Giants star Buster Posey will be back in the lineup Tuesday after missing six games with a concussion.

Players for the Kansas City Royals stand for the national anthem before a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. Hernandez could be the odd man out if he continues to struggle, especially with Michael Morse and Mac Williamson making progress in their rehab assignments. Matt Cain gets tabbed for the game 1 start and is 1-0 with a 4.82 ERA and 9 strikeouts this season.

The Giants will head to Denver for an off day tomorrow, and then they will begin a three-game series against the Colorado on Friday night. Duffy has 17 strikeouts through 20 innings.

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