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Royals 7, Tigers 4
At Kansas City, Mo., Alex Gordon and Alberto Callaspo homered, leading last-place Kansas City to a surprising three-game sweep of the AL Central leaders.
Yuniesky Betancourt drove in two runs for Kansas City, last in a division the Tigers lead by 5 1/2 games over Minnesota.
Roman Colon (2-3) got the win with 1 1-3 innings of scoreless relief. Carlos Rosa pitched the ninth for his first major league save.
Blue Jays 3, Twins 2
At Toronto, Jose Bautista hit a solo homer, Brett Cecil won his final start of the season and the Blue Jays prevented the Twins from gaining ground on Detroit in the AL Central.
Cecil (7-4) allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings and Jason Frasor pitched the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances.
Scott Baker (13-8) lost for the first time since July 7, giving up three runs and five hits in 6 2-3 innings for Minnesota, which remains 5 1/2 game behind the Tigers in the division.
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