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Schafer Drives in 4, Twins Top Royals 11-5 in 10th

Updated: 08/28/2014 11:20 PM
Created: 08/28/2014 11:18 PM WDIO.com
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.

Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the AL Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th.

Eduardo Nunez singled home the go-ahead run and Brian Dozier added a two-run double. Kurt Suzuki capped the burst with an RBI double, his third hit of the game and second double.

Schafer had three hits and extended his hitting streak to eight games.

Anthony Swarzak (3-1) picked up the victory.

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