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(Associated Press) Matt Tolbert, left, of the Twins runs into the waiting tag by Royals catcher Matt Treanor as he tried to score from third on a fielder's choice hit by Luke Hughes in the ninth inning Friday in Minneapolis. Looking on is Royals closer Joakim Soria.

Royals stun Twins with 9th-inning home run

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By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning off Matt Capps to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory Friday night over Minnesota, the seventh blown save this season for the Twins' closer to match the major league lead.


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