ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Josh Hamilton capped a torrid April with
his first career grand slam and the Texas Rangers hit a season-high
five home runs to beat the Kansas Royals 11-9 Wednesday night.
Rookie Brandon Boggs hit his first major league homer, and
Milton Bradley, David Murphy and Gerald Laird also homered for the
Rangers, who roughed up Brian Bannister (3-3).
Kevin Millwood (2-2) allowed five runs and seven hits in 6 1-3
innings as he picked up his first victory since April 10.
David DeJesus homered and drove in three runs for Kansas City,
who trailed 9-1 at one point.
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