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Maxwell lifts Royals with homer in 12th

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Kansas City Royals pinch Hitter Justin Maxwell blasts a homer over the left-field wall during the 12th inning of a Major League Baseball interleague game against the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field in New York.

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NEW YORK — The Kansas City Royals are getting a healthy dose of National League baseball on their first trip to Citi Field.
While some of them are familiar with that style of play, they are a bit out of practice with it.
Royals manager Ned Yost found the perfect time to use pinch-hitter Jason Maxwell, and he responded with the tiebreaking homer in the 12th inning to lift Kansas City to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.
Kansas City squandered a two-run lead in the eighth inning, but got back to a winning way just one ...

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