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Posted by willp on June 16, 2013

Alex Gordon drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals won their 11th game in the month of June, taking the four-game series with a 5-3 Sunday win.

Jeff Francoeur knotted the game up at two with his fifth-inning homer and Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run an inning later. Gordon’s first RBI extended the lead in the sixth.

Wade Davis hung tough to defeat his former team with a six-inning performance and four strikeouts for his fourth win. Greg Holland picked up save number 14 despite allowing a run in the ninth.

Kansas City takes on division foe Cleveland for a chance to fight for second place in the division. James Shields looks for his first win since April 30th against Carlos Carrasco at 6:05 PM.

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