Royals beat Rays 5-1 to finish off doubleheader sweep (Yahoo Sports)

Royals beat Rays 5-1 to finish off doubleheader sweep (Yahoo Sports)

Paulo Orlando belted a game-ending grand slam to give the Royals a 9-5 victory over Tampa Bay in the opener of a day-night doubleheader, and Alcides Escobar had a bases-clearing double to help them to a 7-1 win over the Rays in the nightcap on Tuesday. Greg Holland (3-0) and Brandon Finnegan (2-0) each earned a win in relief, and the Royals added to their lead over Minnesota in the AL Central. On the 11th pitch of the at-bat, Escobar yanked a fair ball just down the third-base line, emptying the bases and breaking a 1-all deadlock.

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