Kansas City, Missouri, USA –
Thomas Lane led off the game with a home run, Corey Dickerson hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning and Luis Garcia finished with six hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Kansas City Royals 12-10 on Sunday.
The eight runs in one inning were the most in Nationals history and left off Jordan Lyles and Josh Staumont. Lyles (0-9) allowed five earned runs in five innings, allowing six hits and three walks with two strikeouts.
Dickerson, 34, has 11 hits in his season in the majors. Eight hits, two runs and seven RBIs since being called up on May 17.
Washington (22-29) led 9-2 in the top of the sixth, thanks to RBIs by Garcia (two) and Joey Meneses from Staumont, who scored four runs in the third inning.
The Royals (15-37) scored their next six runs, including Bobby Witt Jr. a three-run home run by Erasmo Ramirez in the seventh, cutting the lead to 9-8. Witt also homered in his sixth, second multi-homer game and career five RBIs.
Patrick Corbin (4-5) pitched six 1/3 innings, allowing six runs, seven hits, four walks and six strikeouts.
For the Nationals, Mexican Joey Meneses went 5-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
For Reales, Venezuelan Salvador Pérez 5-2 with a run scored and 3 RBIs, Maikel García 5-2 with a run scored and RBI.