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Gordon, Greinke lead KC
Royals 6, Blue Jays 3
Alex Gordon had been in an 0-for-13 slump before his sixth inning blast. (Aaron Harris/AP)
Alex Gordon hit his first career home run in the sixth-inning against Toronto starter Josh Towers, while Zack Greinke pitched six solid innings in the win. Greinke struck out five, walked none and only gave up one run, as he notched his first victory this season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 10, 2007
KC
Kansas City (3-5)
Won 1
Kansas City 6, Toronto 3   TOR
Toronto (4-3)
Lost 1
April 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
1 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0   6 12 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0   3 8 4
Standings thru 4/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF5231011.375
Grudzielanek, 2B5031012.214
Teahen, RF5000035.217
Sweeney, DH3101001.200
Gordon, 3B4112012.077
Brown, LF4010010.130
Shealy, 1B4010002.130
LaRue, C4110012.154
Pena, SS4121021.276
Totals38612601016 

BATTING
2B: LaRue (2, Towers), Grudzielanek (2, Marcum).
3B: DeJesus (1, Towers), Pena (4, Towers).
HR: Gordon (1, 6th inning off Towers, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: DeJesus 5; Grudzielanek 4; Gordon 4; Brown; Shealy; LaRue 2; Pena 4.
RBI: Sweeney (1), Grudzielanek (6), Gordon 2 (2), Pena (3), DeJesus (3).
2-out RBI: Pena; DeJesus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena; Teahen 2.
SF: Sweeney.
GIDP: LaRue; Shealy.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena (1, 2nd base off Towers/Phillips).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF4021011.323
Overbay, 1B4000013.226
Wells, CF4010022.321
Thomas, DH4000022.259
Glaus, 3B4000011.286
Stairs, LF4010001.167
Hill, 2B4110011.333
Smith, SS4110012.333
Phillips, C2010001.600
  a-Zaun, PH-C1112000.250
Totals353830914 

a-Homered for Phillips in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rios (2, Greinke), Smith (1, Greinke), Wells (3, Greinke), Hill (4, Peralta).
HR: Zaun (1, 7th inning off Peralta, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Rios 3; Wells 2; Stairs; Hill 2; Smith 2; Phillips; Zaun 4.
RBI: Rios (3), Zaun 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Rios.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas; Overbay; Stairs.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Wells (1, missed catch), Hill (3, throw), Glaus (1, throw), Smith (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Glaus-Hill-Overbay, Smith-Hill-Overbay).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Greinke (W, 1-1)6.06110501.38
Peralta 1.02220114.76
Soria (S, 1)2.00000300.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (L, 0-1)5.210630614.76
Downs 1.11000200.00
Marcum 2.01000204.26

Pitches-strikes: Greinke 98-64, Peralta 16-11, Soria 25-16, Towers 83-63, Downs 20-13, Marcum 20-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Greinke 6-7, Peralta 0-2, Soria 0-3, Towers 5-6, Downs 0-2, Marcum 3-1.
Batters faced: Greinke 24, Peralta 5, Soria 6, Towers 27, Downs 5, Marcum 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:36.
Att: 22,106.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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