John Buck tripled twice and drove in five runs, and the Kansas City Royals turned six double plays in an 8-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.
The Royals took three of four from the Blue Jays, who hit town
on Monday leading the AL East with the best record in the majors.
Toronto, for the first time in team history, had started the year
by winning six consecutive series of at least three games.
The Royals tied their club record by turning six double plays.
The Blue Jays tied a team mark with the six double plays and set a
club record for a nine-inning game.
The Royals hadn't turned six double plays since 1972 but
grounded into six themselves just last week in Cleveland.