Duda homers, leads Royals to 5-4 win over first-place Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Lucas Duda and the Kansas City Royals have endured a miserable season.

A rare meeting against the Atlanta Braves provided a glimmer of joy.

Duda hit a tie-breaking, pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning and the Royals survived a shaky ninth to beat the first-place Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Alex Gordon also homered for the Royals and drove in two runs. Both starters - Atlanta's Dallas Keuchel and Kansas City's Danny Duffy - went six strong innings with double-digit strikeouts but didn't factor in the decision.

With the game tied at 2, Royals manager Ned Yost needed a pinch-hitter to start the eighth against Anthony Swarzak, who had a sparkling 0.42 ERA since coming to the Braves in May.

Yost considered a pair of options.

''We could pinch-hit one of our leadoff guys, try to get on and steal a base,'' Yost said. ''Or we could pinch-hit Duda and take a shot at the home run.''

Duda, hitting just .150, got the call.

Boy, did he come through.

Duda drove a 2-2 pitch from Swarzak (0-1) over the wall in right-center for a 435-foot homer. It was the fourth pinch-hit homer of Duda's career, the most recent one coming last September, when he played for the Braves.

It was Kansas City's first pinch-hit homer of the season.

''We opted to take a shot at the home run, and dadgum if he didn't get it,'' Yost said. "That was cool.''

The Royals added two more runs in the eighth, taking advantage of three walks and a hit batter. Swarzak faced three batters, didn't get anyone out and was charged with all three runs, pushing his Atlanta ERA to 1.68.

''That's the first time since we got him - and we've brought him in some tough situations - that he didn't bring back a zero,'' Braves manager Brian Snitker said.

Ian Kennedy gave up three straight singles to start the ninth, including Josh Donaldson's second RBI of the game, but bounced back for his 18th save.

Ozzie Albies popped out with the potential tying run at third base, and Austin Riley struck out to end the game.

Keuchel allowed just three hits and struck out 12 but left the game trailing 2-1. Duffy was in line to get the win after surrendering one run on five hits with 11 strikeouts, only to have the Braves scratch out a run in the seventh. Freddie Freeman fouled off three straight two-strike, two-out sinkers from side-armer Tim Hill (1-0) before guiding an RBI single up the middle to make it 2-2.

''When you're facing a guy like (Keuchel), you know you've got to be as precise as you can,'' Duffy said. ''You don't have a whole lot of leeway.''

After Keuchel retired the first nine Kansas City hitters - six with strikeouts - Whit Merrifield reached base by dropping a bunt single down the third-base line. He came around to score when Gordon followed with a double down the right-field line - ending Keuchel's streak of 17 straight innings without allowing an earned run to the Royals, going back to April 8, 2017.

In the sixth, Gordon sent a 3-2 fastball over the Chop House restaurant in right-field to put the Royals ahead for the first time. Right fielder Nick Markakis barely moved as the 417-foot drive sailed over his head.

RARE OPPONENTS

The teams met for the first time since 2016, when the Royals were coming off a World Series title and Atlanta was in the midst of a major rebuilding job.

The roles are reversed for this series. The Braves have a 5 1/2-game lead in the NL East while Kansas City is saddled with one of the baseball's worst records.

HOMECOMING

Yost returned to Atlanta, where he coached under Bobby Cox for a dozen seasons and is about 90 miles northeast of his offseason home, a 550-acre farm in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

The Royals manager has driven past SunTrust Park on numerous occasions but this was his first time inside the 3-year-old home of the Braves.

''I took the bus over here because I had no idea where to go or how to get in,'' Yost quipped.

GETTING ON BASE

Ronald Acuna extended his career-best on-base streak to 28 games when he was hit by a pitch in the third. He also walked and reached base on a forceout in the seventh.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Braves LHP Max Fried threw a bullpen session Tuesday and could be ready to rejoin the rotation by this weekend. Fried (10-4, 4.08 ERA) has been on the DL since July 16 with a blister on his left index finger. If Fried makes it through another bullpen session, he would get the start Sunday at Philadelphia.

UP NEXT

Braves RHP Julio Teheran (5-6, 3.60) will make his second career start against the Royals when he goes in the finale of the brief two-game series on Wednesday. Kansas City will counter with RHP Brad Keller (6-9, 4.18), a 2013 graduate of Flowery Branch High School in Atlanta's sprawling northern suburbs.

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  • W: T. Hill (1-0)L: A. Swarzak (2-3)S: I. Kennedy (18)
  • HR: KC - A. Gordon (11), L. Duda (4)
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N. Markakis RF50000016.286.359.433.793-0.5
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A. Riley LF50100034.247.299.507.805-0.5
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  • a-walked for Sobotka in the 7th
  • b-singled for Tomlin in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - A. Gordon (26)
  • HR - A. Gordon (11), L. Duda (4)
  • RBI - A. Gordon 2 (60), J. Soler (71), H. Arteaga (2), L. Duda (15)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Cuthbert, H. Arteaga 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - J. Donaldson (22), O. Albies (24), D. Keuchel
  • RBI - F. Freeman (79), J. Donaldson 2 (60), C. Culberson (15)
  • 2-Out RBI - F. Freeman (24), J. Donaldson (18), C. Culberson (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Acuna 2 (2), J. Donaldson 2 (2), N. Markakis 4 (4), A. Riley 2 (2), T. Flowers, D. Keuchel
BASERUNNING
  • SB - R. Acuna (22)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Albies-Swanson-Freeman)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
D. Duffy6.051111104.321.3619.5
S. Barlow (H, 6)0.20111006.131.54-2.0
T. Hill (W, 1-0) (BS, 1)0.11000103.381.206.5
J. Diekman (H, 17)1.02110104.871.350.5
I. Kennedy (S, 18)1.03110103.481.286.5
PITCHERSIP
D. Duffy6.0
S. Barlow (H, 6)0.2
T. Hill (W, 1-0) (BS, 1)0.1
J. Diekman (H, 17)1.0
I. Kennedy (S, 18)1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
D. Keuchel6.032221213.501.2620.0
C. Sobotka1.00000104.881.333.5
A. Swarzak (L, 2-3)0.02331013.091.20-11.0
W. Parsons0.10002003.521.57-2.0
J. Tomlin0.20000003.760.990.0
A. Minter1.00000107.361.953.5
PITCHING
  • HBP - D. Duffy 2 (6), J. Diekman (8)
  • Pitches-Strikes - D. Duffy 99-65, S. Barlow 14-7, T. Hill 12-9, J. Diekman 17-12, I. Kennedy 21-16
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Duffy 4-3, S. Barlow 2-0, J. Diekman 1-1, I. Kennedy 1-1
  • Batters Faced - D. Duffy 26, S. Barlow 3, T. Hill 2, J. Diekman 6, I. Kennedy 6
PITCHING
  • HBP - W. Parsons
  • Pitches-Strikes - D. Keuchel 102-60, C. Sobotka 12-8, A. Swarzak 16-8, W. Parsons 22-11, J. Tomlin 3-2, A. Minter 11-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Keuchel 5-1, C. Sobotka 1-1, J. Tomlin 1-0, A. Minter 1-1
  • Batters Faced - D. Keuchel 23, C. Sobotka 3, A. Swarzak 3, W. Parsons 4, J. Tomlin, A. Minter 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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A. Gordon LF42321000.283.358.454.81211.0
H. Dozier 3B20000211.288.373.542.9151.5
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N. Lopez 2B40000023.230.269.301.570-1.0
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B. Hamilton CF10000000.217.281.273.5530.0
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  • a-homered for Hill in the 8th
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R. Acuna CF31000113.292.378.506.8844.5
D. Swanson SS52200014.265.330.468.7983.5
F. Freeman 1B50210024.303.387.565.9522.0
J. Donaldson 3B40220022.259.377.523.9005.0
N. Markakis RF50000016.286.359.433.793-0.5
O. Albies 2B51200022.287.345.474.8183.0
A. Riley LF50100034.247.299.507.805-0.5
T. Flowers C30000012.235.321.435.7570.5
D. Keuchel P20100011.133.188.200.3881.5
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  • a-walked for Sobotka in the 7th
  • b-singled for Tomlin in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - A. Gordon (26)
  • HR - A. Gordon (11), L. Duda (4)
  • RBI - A. Gordon 2 (60), J. Soler (71), H. Arteaga (2), L. Duda (15)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Cuthbert, H. Arteaga 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - J. Donaldson (22), O. Albies (24), D. Keuchel
  • RBI - F. Freeman (79), J. Donaldson 2 (60), C. Culberson (15)
  • 2-Out RBI - F. Freeman (24), J. Donaldson (18), C. Culberson (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Acuna 2 (2), J. Donaldson 2 (2), N. Markakis 4 (4), A. Riley 2 (2), T. Flowers, D. Keuchel
BASERUNNING
  • SB - R. Acuna (22)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Albies-Swanson-Freeman)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
D. Duffy6.051111104.321.3619.5
S. Barlow (H, 6)0.20111006.131.54-2.0
T. Hill (W, 1-0) (BS, 1)0.11000103.381.206.5
J. Diekman (H, 17)1.02110104.871.350.5
I. Kennedy (S, 18)1.03110103.481.286.5
Total9.011442140---
PITCHERSIP
D. Duffy6.0
S. Barlow (H, 6)0.2
T. Hill (W, 1-0) (BS, 1)0.1
J. Diekman (H, 17)1.0
I. Kennedy (S, 18)1.0
Total9.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
D. Keuchel6.032221213.501.2620.0
C. Sobotka1.00000104.881.333.5
A. Swarzak (L, 2-3)0.02331013.091.20-11.0
W. Parsons0.10002003.521.57-2.0
J. Tomlin0.20000003.760.990.0
A. Minter1.00000107.361.953.5
Total9.05555142---
PITCHERSIP
D. Keuchel6.0
C. Sobotka1.0
A. Swarzak (L, 2-3)0.0
W. Parsons0.1
J. Tomlin0.2
A. Minter1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • HBP - D. Duffy 2 (6), J. Diekman (8)
  • Pitches-Strikes - D. Duffy 99-65, S. Barlow 14-7, T. Hill 12-9, J. Diekman 17-12, I. Kennedy 21-16
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Duffy 4-3, S. Barlow 2-0, J. Diekman 1-1, I. Kennedy 1-1
  • Batters Faced - D. Duffy 26, S. Barlow 3, T. Hill 2, J. Diekman 6, I. Kennedy 6
PITCHING
  • HBP - W. Parsons
  • Pitches-Strikes - D. Keuchel 102-60, C. Sobotka 12-8, A. Swarzak 16-8, W. Parsons 22-11, J. Tomlin 3-2, A. Minter 11-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Keuchel 5-1, C. Sobotka 1-1, J. Tomlin 1-0, A. Minter 1-1
  • Batters Faced - D. Keuchel 23, C. Sobotka 3, A. Swarzak 3, W. Parsons 4, J. Tomlin, A. Minter 3
  • 9TH INNING
    Donaldson singled to left, Swanson scored, Freeman to second54
  • 8TH INNING
    Culberson singled to left center, Albies scored, Flowers to third53
    Arteaga hit by pitch, Gordon scored, Dozier to third, Soler to second52
    Soler walked, Merrifield scored, Gordon to third, Dozier to second42
    Duda homered to right32
  • 7TH INNING
    Freeman singled to center, Acuna scored22
  • 6TH INNING
    Gordon homered to right21
  • 4TH INNING
    Gordon doubled to right, Merrifield scored11
  • 1ST INNING
    Donaldson doubled to left center, Swanson scored01
  • 9TH INNING
    • A.J. Minter pitching
    • C. Gallagher: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Gallagher struck out swinging
    • B. Hamilton: Strike swinging, Hamilton flied out to deep right
    • W. Merrifield: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Merrifield grounded out to third
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Ian Kennedy relieved Jake Diekman
    • D. Swanson: Foul, Strike looking, Swanson singled to center
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Freeman singled to right, Swanson to third
    • J. Donaldson: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Donaldson singled to left, Swanson scored, Freeman to second
    • N. Markakis: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Markakis reached on fielder's choice to third, Freeman to third, Donaldson out at second
    • O. Albies: Albies fouled out to third
    • A. Riley: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Riley struck out swinging
    • End of the 9th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Anthony Swarzak pitching
    • Lucas Duda hit for Tim Hill
    • L. Duda: Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Duda homered to right
    • W. Merrifield: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Merrifield walked
    • A. Gordon: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gordon singled to right, Merrifield to second
    • Wes Parsons relieved Anthony Swarzak
    • H. Dozier: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Dozier walked, Merrifield to third, Gordon to second
    • J. Soler: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Soler walked, Merrifield scored, Gordon to third, Dozier to second
    • C. Cuthbert: Strike looking, Cuthbert lined out to shortstop
    • H. Arteaga: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Arteaga hit by pitch, Gordon scored, Dozier to third, Soler to second
    • Josh Tomlin relieved Wes Parsons
    • N. Lopez: Ball, Strike looking, Lopez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Arteaga out at second
    • Middle of the 8th (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Jake Diekman pitching
    • Billy Hamilton in center field
    • N. Markakis: Foul, Markakis grounded out to second
    • O. Albies: Strike looking, Albies singled to right
    • A. Riley: Ball, Ball, Riley flied out to deep left
    • T. Flowers: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Flowers hit by pitch, Albies to second
    • Charlie Culberson hit for Josh Tomlin
    • C. Culberson: Ball, Strike looking, Culberson singled to left center, Albies scored, Flowers to third
    • R. Acuna: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Acuna struck out looking
    • End of the 8th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • Chad Sobotka relieved Dallas Keuchel
    • H. Arteaga: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Arteaga lined out to first
    • N. Lopez: Foul, Ball, Lopez grounded out to second
    • C. Gallagher: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Gallagher struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Scott Barlow relieved Danny Duffy
    • Matt Joyce hit for Chad Sobotka
    • M. Joyce: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Joyce walked
    • R. Acuna: Foul, Acuna reached on fielder's choice to third, Joyce out at second
    • D. Swanson: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Acuna stole second, Ball, Swanson grounded out to first, Acuna to third
    • Tim Hill relieved Scott Barlow
    • F. Freeman: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Freeman singled to center, Acuna scored
    • J. Donaldson: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike looking, Donaldson struck out looking
    • End of the 7th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • W. Merrifield: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Merrifield grounded out to second
    • A. Gordon: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gordon homered to right
    • H. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Dozier walked
    • J. Soler: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soler struck out swinging
    • C. Cuthbert: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Cuthbert struck out looking
    • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • O. Albies: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Albies struck out looking
    • A. Riley: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Riley struck out swinging
    • T. Flowers: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Flowers struck out swinging
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • N. Lopez: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Lopez struck out on foul tip
    • C. Gallagher: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Gallagher struck out looking
    • D. Duffy: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Duffy grounded out to pitcher
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • D. Keuchel: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Keuchel doubled to deep right center
    • R. Acuna: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Acuna walked
    • D. Swanson: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Swanson struck out looking
    • F. Freeman: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Freeman struck out swinging
    • J. Donaldson: Ball, Ball, Ball, Donaldson hit by pitch, Keuchel to third, Acuna to second
    • N. Markakis: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Markakis struck out looking
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Merrifield reached on bunt single to pitcher
    • A. Gordon: Ball, Gordon doubled to right, Merrifield scored
    • H. Dozier: Dozier lined out to left
    • J. Soler: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Soler walked
    • C. Cuthbert: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Cuthbert struck out swinging
    • H. Arteaga: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Arteaga struck out looking
    • Middle of the 4th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • N. Markakis: Strike looking, Ball, Markakis lined out to left
    • O. Albies: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Albies struck out swinging
    • A. Riley: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Riley singled to right
    • T. Flowers: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Flowers grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • N. Lopez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Lopez struck out swinging
    • C. Gallagher: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gallagher struck out looking
    • D. Duffy: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Duffy struck out looking
    • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • R. Acuna: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Acuna hit by pitch
    • D. Swanson: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Swanson reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Acuna out at second
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Freeman struck out swinging
    • J. Donaldson: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Donaldson struck out on foul tip
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • J. Soler: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Soler struck out swinging
    • C. Cuthbert: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Cuthbert grounded out to first
    • H. Arteaga: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Arteaga struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • O. Albies: Strike looking, Albies doubled to deep left
    • A. Riley: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Riley struck out swinging
    • T. Flowers: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Flowers grounded out to first, Albies to third
    • D. Keuchel: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Keuchel struck out swinging
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • D. Keuchel Pitching:
    • W. Merrifield: Ball, Merrifield grounded out to pitcher
    • A. Gordon: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to second
    • H. Dozier: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Dozier struck out looking
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • D. Duffy Pitching:
    • R. Acuna: Acuna lined out to shortstop
    • D. Swanson: Ball, Swanson singled to left
    • F. Freeman: Freeman lined out to center
    • J. Donaldson: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Donaldson doubled to left center, Swanson scored
    • N. Markakis: Foul, Markakis grounded out to second
    • End of the 1st (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)