MLB: Kansas City 3, Toronto 2

April 14, 2013 at 5:11 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14 (UPI) -- Alex Gordon chased home Chris Getz with a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning Sunday, handing the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 win over Toronto.

With the score tied 2-2 in the in the ninth, Getz lifted a one-out double to center field against Darren Oliver (0-1) and Gordon followed with a ground single to right.

Right fielder Emilio Bonifacio's throw was well up the third base line, allowing Getz to cruise home with the game-winning run.

The hit made a winner of Kelvin Herrera (1-0), who tossed a scoreless top of the ninth in relief of starter Ervin Santana.

Lorenzo Cain finished 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Royals, who avoided a three-game home sweep.

Edwin Encarnacion smacked a two-run homer for the Blue Jays.

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