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Twins can't sweep Royals, lose 6-4

Royals No. 9 hitter Tony Abreu went 3 for 4 and tied a career high with three RBIs as Kansas City staved off a three-game sweep in front of an announced crowd of 23,641 on Sunday at Kaufmann Stadium.
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Royals No. 9 hitter Tony Abreu went 3 for 4 and tied a career high with three RBIs as Kansas City staved off a three-game sweep in front of an announced crowd of 23,641 on Sunday at Kaufmann Stadium.

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