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Royals hold on for 4-2 victory over Blue Jays

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro tags out Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer during a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alcides Escobar delivered a two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on for a tense 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.
Eric Hosmer drove in the other two runs for the Royals, whose bullpen blew a 2-0 lead for young starter Yordano Ventura before holding on to beat Toronto with a late rally for the second straight night. Kansas City won the series opener 10-7 behind a six-run eighth inning.
Kelvin Herrera (1-1) stranded runners on second and third in the seventh, and Wade Davis struck out Jose ...


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