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Ninth Inning Home Run Sinks Royals

Associated Press - September 4, 2013 10:27 pm

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kendrys Morales hit a two run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night.

Morales hit his 18th home run to straight away center on a 1-2 pitch from Aaron Crow (7-5) with Franklin Gutierrez, who had walked, aboard.

The Royals used eight pitchers, tying a club record for a nine inning game.

Lucas Luetge (1-2) worked two perfect innings to earn the victory. Danny Farquhar worked a perfect ninth for his 12th save in 15 opportunities.

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