Pitching to contact produced nine strikeouts for Carson Fulmer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With a night to sleep on his first career win as a starter, right-hander Carson Fulmer felt every bit as good the next day about those nine strikeouts and three hits allowed over six innings of one-run ball against the visiting Giants on Sunday.

Fulmer’s stuff has never been in question. The bugaboo for the No. 8 overall pick in the 2015 draft has been his command, but perhaps he is on to something after registering eight of his nine Ks on fastballs.

“I didn’t really try to pitch for strikeouts,” he said Monday. “I tried