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Duffy, KC bullpen hold Rockies to 2 hits; Royals win 3-2

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.

(AP) — Danny Duffy and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Kansas City Royals hold off the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and retired the first two batters before walking DJ LeMahieu and allowing a homer to Nolan Arenado.

The Rockies star third baseman squared up a 1-1 pitch and hit it out for his 28th home run.

Jon Gray (5-3) gave up three runs, two earned, and six hits over 6 2/3 innings, striking out six and walking one.


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