KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals’ Jeremy Guthrie grinded through five shaky innings. Third baseman Mike Moustakas grinded through a calf strain that’s still causing him trouble.
The rest of the Kansas City offense ground up Rays starter Jeremy Hellickson.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Billy Butler also went deep, and the Royals romped to an 11-1 victory over Tampa Bay Monday in a makeup of a snowed-out game from May.
Perez finished with four RBIs, Butler drove in three runs, and Moustakas also drove in a pair as the Royals won their second straight following a seven-game slide. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.