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Hosmer's single in 11th lifts Royals past Twins, 5-4

Eric Hosmer got his first hit seven hours after the first pitch. It was the biggest one of the night.

Hosmer's single in the 11th inning drove in Cheslor Cuthbert with the winning run to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

The Royals have won six straight, matching a season high, and got their eighth walk-off victory.

There was a 3-hour, 3-minute rain delay in the top of the fifth, plus a 12-minute delay when some of the lights went out in the bottom of the sixth.

"That was a long day," Hosmer said. "With the delay, with the lights, you throw all that stuff in there, it's definitely one of the...