Emil Brown broke the game open in the sixth inning with a two-run double. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
By Conor Nicholl / MLB.com
Mike Sweeney's bases-clearing, three-run double in the seventh inning opened up a five-run lead as the Royals ran their Interleague record to 7-3. Gil Meche turned in his best performance as a Royal, allowing just one run and six hits in eight strong innings for his fourth win of the season.
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