|Santana makes Royals debut in 3-2 win over Reds|
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|Friday, 01 March 2013 13:05|
Chris Getz also homered for the Royals, who improved to 7-0-1 and remain the only team without a spring training loss. Salvador Perez drove in a run and also threw out two base runners.
Mat Latos went two scoreless innings for Cincinnati in his first spring start. Backup catcher Devin Mesoraco and reserve outfielder Kristopher Negron hit solo homers.
Santana, who was acquired from the Angels in a November trade, got off to a good start for Kansas City by retiring the side on six pitches in the first inning. He escaped a jam in the second when he struck out Zack Cozart to leave runners on second and third.