Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/14
Vin Mazzaro's bad inning turned into a real bad night. Mazzaro gave up six runs and eight hits, including an Adam Lind three-run homer, in the fourth inning of the Kansas City Royals' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. Mazzaro's final line in his spot start was 13 hits and six runs in 5 1/3 innings. In his previous start, June 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals, Mazzaro was roughed up for seven runs on six hits in 1 1/3 innings. Put them together, and they earned Mazzaro a demotion to Class AAA Omaha after Tuesday's game. "He wasn't slated to throw through the All-Star break, so we'll get another arm in here," manager Ned Yost said. Yost did not announce which pitcher would be replacing Mazzaro, who is 3-3 with a 5.70 ERA. Mazzaro was mum after the poor outing and his option to the Pacific Coast League, refusing to speak to reporters. He had recently been moved to the Royals' bullpen, but he made the spot start Tuesday bec...
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