MLB: Kansas City 4, Atlanta 3 (10 inn.)

June 26, 2013 at 11:58 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26 (UPI) -- Alex Gordon's one-out single in the 10th inning scored David Lough from second base Wednesday, giving Kansas City a 4-3 victory over Atlanta.

The Braves produced three runs to tie the game in the seventh and it remained deadlocked until the Royals staged a quick strike in the 10th.

Lough singled to open the inning against Alex Wood (0-2) and went to second on a sacrifice by Miguel Tejada.

Gordon then stroked a 1-1 pitch into left field for the game-winning hit.

Aaron Crow (4-3) worked the top of the 10th to get the win.

Gordon opened the scoring with a first-inning homer and the Royals came up with another run in the frame on an RBI single by Salvador Perez. Gordon also scored Kansas City's third run on a base hit by Billy Butler in the third.

Reed Johnson drove in the first Atlanta run with a single and he scored along with Andrelton Simmons on a single from Justin Upton.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Steve Kerr takes leave from Golden State Warriors for back rehab
Hall of Famer Warren Sapp avoids jail in plea deal
Report: Miami Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager's job
Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler practices, might return in Week 4 from hamstring injury