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Kansas City Royals Team Report - April 26

(Sports Network) - Dan Carrasco took the loss for Kansas City after hurling two relief innings, permitting the game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth of a 6-5 setback to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Kansas City, down 5-4 in the top of the ninth, tied the game when Ken Harvey drove in Brandon Berger with a single. Berger came in to pinch-run for Brent Mayne, who reached first on a throwing error.

Michael Tucker was 2-for-5 with a home run while Brent Mayne and Angel Berroa also homered for the Royals, who saw their five-game winning streak snapped. Carlos Beltran stroked two hits and drove in a run in the loss.

Darrell May started the game, but lasted just 2 2/3 innings. He allowed four runs on five hits.

Miguel Asencio gets the call for the Royals today. Asencio is 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA in four starts for Kansas City this season.

In his last trip to the mound, Asencio failed to earn a decision versus Detroit, allowing three earned runs on nine hits in six frames. He walked three and struck out six.

Asencio is 0-1 with a 7.20 ERA in two career starts against the Blue Jays.

Kansas City is 6-2 in one-run games this season.

04/26 12:33:01 ET

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