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Royals’ bullpen closes out 5-4 win over Minnesota

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon catches a fly ball hit by Minnesota Twins’ Brian Dozier during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals manager Ned Yost turned to pitching coach Dave Eiland in the fifth inning Saturday and told him that Kansas City was going to have to protect a one-run lead against Minnesota.
The way his bullpen has been going, there was no need to worry.
Danny Duffy, Wade Davis and Greg Holland allowed one walk and no hits over the final four innings, and the Royals held on for a scrappy 5-4 victory over the Twins.
“They’ve been lights-out, and they’re starting to get accustomed to the season,” Yost said of his relief corps, which ...

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