Moscoso (8-8) wound up allowing two hits in 8 2-3 innings. He walked one and struck out four and set an Oakland record by retiring 30 consecutive hitters – the final 13 againstSeattlelast Friday and the first 17 against the Royals. He walked Kansas City’s Alcides Escobar with two outs in the sixth.
Perez broke up the no-hit bid by lining a clean, opposite-field field single to right.
The Royals open a four-game series inSeattle tonight with Royals pre-game at 8:35pm on KAYS (1400-AM).