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Perez hits 2-run single in 9th, Royals overtake Rockies 8-7


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DENVER (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals recovered from blowing a six-run lead to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7. Bobby Witt Jr., Whit Merrifield and Emmanuel Rivera homered for the Royals, who took two of three from Colorado. The Rockies overcame a 6-0 deficit by scoring seven times in the seventh. Andrew Benintendi drew a leadoff walk from Rockies closer Daniel Bard in the ninth and Ryan O’Hearn singled. A wild pitch and a one-out walk to Michael A. Taylor loaded the bases for Perez, who laced a single to left field. Kansas City is now 12-20 on the season. 

Friday, May 13th - W 14-10 

Saturday, May 14th - L 10-4 

Sunday, May 15th - W 8-7 

Monday, May 16th through Thursday, May 19th - Host Chicago White Sox 

 



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