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Gordon, Hosmer lead Royals to fifth consecutive victory

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Kansas City's Alex Gordon dives into home plate as a throw sails high during a 2-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday afternoon, running their winning streak to five straight.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luis Mendoza finally figured out what he needs to do to succeed at home.

Mendoza pitched four-hit ball in matching zeros with Lucas Harrell for seven innings Sunday before Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each had run-scoring singles off reliever Hector Ambriz in the eighth to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros for their fifth straight win.

Mendoza was winless with an 8.05 ERA in his first four home starts this season but was at ease on the mound Sunday.

"Mendy threw a tremendous game," Hosmer said. "He really ...

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