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Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers

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Posted at 8:29 PM, Jun 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-07 21:30:36-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.

Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals' bullpen.

Wade Davis (3-1) picked up the victory, working around Prince Fielder's double in the eighth. Greg Holland pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.

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