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Perez leads Royals to 8-4 win over Yankees


Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain dives for but misses a two RBI single hit by the New York Yankees’ Yangervis Solarte during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals cruised to an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night.
Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain, Alcides Escobar and Nori Aoki drove in a run apiece as the Royals bounced back from an offensively inept performance in a 4-2 series-opening loss Friday night.
Aaron Crow (3-1) retired one batter in the sixth in relief of starter Danny Duffy, and breezed through the seventh to earn the victory. Kelvin Herrera and Michael Mariot finished it off.
David Phelps (1-4) allowed seven ...

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