Lough homers, hits 3 doubles to lead KC over Twins

6:02 PM, Jun 30, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - David Lough hit three doubles, then launched a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that led the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 9-8 Sunday.

Lough hit his second homer of the season, sending a drive off Jared Burton (1-5) into the right-field seats for an 8-7 lead.

Lough scored four runs and drove in three. Eric Hosmer added a solo homer in the ninth for the Royals.

Johnny Giavotella had three hits. Aaron Crow (5-3) pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings.

Greg Holland got his 17th save in 19 chances despite giving up a home run to Trevor Plouffe in the ninth.

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