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Hosmer leads Royals offense in 13-0 win over Twins

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Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by teammates Lorenzo Cain (6) and Jarrod Dyson following Hosmer's three-run home run during a game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals have been playing more than their share of close games with 60 of their first 108 games decided by one or two runs.

That was not the case Monday night.

Jeremy Guthrie pitched a four-hitter and Eric Hosmer drove in a career-high five runs to help the Royals rout the Minnesota Twins 13-0 on Monday night.

The Royals, who have won 12 of their past 13 games, scored a season-high 13 runs.

"Quite frankly tonight was probably the least stressful game that we've played all year long," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "It was ...

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