Luke Hochevar struck out a career-high nine, improving his previous best by three. (AP)
By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com
The eighth-inning blues continued to haunt KC, which saw the Rays rally in the frame for the third consecutive game to win, this time spoiling a start from Luke Hochevar. Alberto Callaspo had a two-run single among three hits, but the Royals missed other early chances against Matt Garza.
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