Royals Outslug Brewers, 9-7

Eric Hosmer hit two homers and had four RBIs to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 9-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

Yuniesky Betancourt, Mike Moustakas and Max Ramirez also homered for the Royals.

Bruce Chen, who allowed 10 runs and 10 hits in his previous start, allowed three runs and seven hits with six strikeouts in six innings.

Chen will be the Royals’ opening day starter on April 6 against the Los Angeles Angels.

Yovani Gallardo allowed four runs and six hits with six strikeouts in five innings for the Brewers. Mat Gamel and Alex Gonzalez homered for Milwaukee.