Ryan McBroom’s homer lifts Royals to 3-2 win over Twins

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Kansas City Royals’ Whit Merrifield, right, is tagged out by Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Devin Smeltzer, left, during a rundown in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan McBroom hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning to lift the Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Twins on Friday night.

Nick Heath and Nicky Lopez also drove in runs for the Royals, who have won two straight after a six-game slide.

Greg Holland earned the win in relief of starter Jakob Junis while Trevor Rosenthal earned his second save with a perfect ninth.

Matt Wisler took the loss after serving up McBroom’s homer.

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