June 14, 2013
Mendoza (2-3) gave up two runs and six hits and three Royals relievers pitched three hitless innings as the Royals held a 13th straight opponent to three runs or fewer. Mendoza last won May 13.
Johnson had a tying triple among his two hits and Billy Butler drove in three runs for the Royals, who have won nine of 10.
Tampa Bay starter Matt Moore (8-3) gave up five runs on seven hits and four walks in 5 1-3 innings with four strikeouts. He is 0-3 in five starts since winning his first eight starts of the season.