Francoeur Has Tying and Winning Hits For Royals

5 years 5 months 3 weeks ago May 03, 2011 May 3, 2011 Tuesday, May 03 2011 Tuesday, May 03, 2011 10:42:00 PM CDT in Sports
Source: AP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jeff Francoeur hit a tying home run in the sixth inning and drove home the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th, lifting the Kansas City Royals to a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Alex Gordon walked on four pitches from Jason Berken (0-2) to leadoff the 10th and went to third on Billy Butler's single to center. Francoeur then lofted a fly to right for the winning run. Rookie left-hander Tim Collins (2-1) retired the only batter he faced to pick up the victory.

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