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MLB Game Summary - Kansas City at Philadelphia

7:31 PM, Apr 5, 2013   |    comments
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Chris Getz and Alex Gordon each hit bases- clearing triples as the Kansas City Royals scored 13 runs over the final five innings to take a 13-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Getz and Gordon had three hits apiece for the Royals, who recorded 19 hits. Eric Hosmer went 4-for-5 with three RBI and a pair of runs scored, Alcides Escobar hit a solo homer and knocked in two runs and Lorenzo Cain finished with two RBI and a run scored.

Wade Davis allowed four runs on nine hits over four innings in his Royals debut. Bruce Chen (1-0) tossed a scoreless inning of relief to pick up the win.

Erik Kratz and Domonic Brown hit solo homers for the Phillies, who fell to 3-7 in home openers at Citizens Bank Park. Ryan Howard knocked in a pair of runs.

Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick (0-1) allowed five runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings to take the loss. The bullpen -- Jeremy Horst, Chad Durbin and Raul Valdes -- combined to give up eight runs on 11 hits.

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