Sal Perez’s home run lifts Kansas City Royals over Yankees in series finale at New York

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The Kansas City Star

NEW YORK — Salvador Perez’s three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning turned a one-run deficit into a two-run lead for the Kansas City Royals. With one game-changing swing, Perez put the Royals on the path to an 8-6 win over the New York Yankees in front of an announced 45,341 in the finale of a four-game set at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Royals (40-62) and kept them from being swept in the series. Royals starting pitcher Zack Greinke allowed three runs on five hits, including one home run, and two walks in five innings. All th…

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