Yusei Kikuchi has shortest outing of MLB career in Blue Jays’ loss against Royals

The Kansas City Royals’ offense limited Yusei Kikuchi to the shortest outing of his four-year Major League Baseball career in an 8-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Kikuchi was knocked out after two-thirds of an inning in the series finale at Kauffman Stadium, allowing three runs on two hits and walking four of the eight batters he faced while throwing only 24 of 45 pitches for strikes.
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