Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, June 07 2015 Jun 7, 2015 Sunday, June 07, 2015 7:01:00 PM CDT June 07, 2015 in Baseball
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.

Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals' bullpen.

Wade Davis (3-1) picked up the victory, working around Prince Fielder's double in the eighth. Greg Holland pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.

 

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