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Kansas City Royals Photos

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  1. Houston Astros' Matt Dominguez, right, heads to the dugout after striking out as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez throws to the mound in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. The Royals won 4-2. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 15: Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals is greeted by his catcher Salvador Perez after the Royals defeated the Houston Astros 4-2 at Minute Maid Park on April 15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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  2. HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 15: Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 15: Norichika Aoki of the Kansas City Royals strikes out in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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  3. Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar, right, reacts to strike two as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez reaches for a ball in the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. Villar walked on the at-bat. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler, left, is welcomed back to the dugout after hitting an RBI sacrifice fly in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. All the players on both teams are wearing jerseys with the No. 42 to honor Jackie Robinson. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  4. Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler watches his sacrifice fly to right field with the bases loaded for an RBI in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Kansas City Royals' Norichika Aoki races down the third base line to score on a bases-loaded Billy Butler sacrifice fly against the Houston Astros in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  5. Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan, left, talks with Houston Astros starting pitcher Lucas Harrell after a double by Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws to first base for the out on Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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