Alex Gordon stroked his 13th home run of the season in the second inning. (Ed Zurga/AP)
By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com
Gil Meche allowed two runs in the first and walked five over his six innings, but struck out nine. Alex Gordon homered in the second and the Royals batted around in the third for three runs. Joakim Soria loaded the bases and allowed a run in the ninth, but got the save.
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