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Jarrod Dyson opens game with gem as Royals sweep Rays with 8-3 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Two batters into the game the Royals had their response to replacing the game's best defensive outfielder. Jarrod Dyson, sprinting to catch up to Grady Sizemore's drive, made the over-the-shoulder grab just before hitting the fence. The Rays' John Jaso, running from first, believed like everybody else in Kauffman Stadium that the ball would elude Dyson. This made it easy for Dyson to double up Jaso and get the Royals off to a good start in an 8-3 victory before 32,308. Alex Gordon and the platinum glove he won as baseball's best defensive player last season will be sorely missed. But the second double play started by Dyson in two games since...

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