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Royals outlast Baltimore in series opener, 4-2


baltimore oriolesA Mike Moustakas two-run homer keyed a three-run Kansas City first, and the Royals went on to a 4-2 win over Baltimore Friday night.

Moustakas also had an RBI double in the second that put the world champs up 4-0.

A JJ Hardy RBI single in the fourth got the Orioles (10-5) to 4-1, and a Manny Machado solo homer in the sixth made it 4-2, but the O’s would only get one baserunner in the final three innings against the Royals bullpen.

Yovani Gallardo (1-1, 7.00 ERA) took the loss, giving up four runs on five hits in just two innings of work.

Chris Young (1-3, 6.41 ERA) got the win, striking out 10 in six innings, allowing two runs on four hits.



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