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Hosmer’s homer lifts Royals over Indians, 6-5

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Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by designated hitter Billy Butler (16) as Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes waits for the next batter following Hosmer’s solo home run on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City Royals waited out a lengthy rain delay, and then another delay when the stadium lights went out. They also had to watch outfielder Alex Gordon walk off with a scary head injury.
They weren’t about to go through all that just to lose.
Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, and the Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on a wild Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
“You endure everything we had to endure tonight and not get the win, it would put you in a pretty grumpy ...

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