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Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS
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Kansas City Royals' Jarrod Dyson (1) is tagged out by Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop (6) after coming off the bag during the seventh inning of the AL Championship Series opener Friday in Baltimore.
BALTIMORE — Alex Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday night in the opener of the AL Championship Series. Earlier, Gordon doubled in three runs, was picked off first base, made a great catch in left field and got hit in the neck with a pitch. His homer off Darren O'Day sent the Royals toward their fourth extra-inning victory in five games this postseason.