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Josh Donaldson

Blue Jays spoil Cueto's Royals debut with walk-off hit in 11th inning

TORONTO The ending felt inevitable and it looked painful. The crowd at Rogers Centre built itself into a fever pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning as Royals reliever Franklin Morales faced Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson. When Donaldson smashed a single into center field, the dome filled with sound, a booming celebration of Kansas City's 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays. Donaldson hounded the Royals all evening. He plated shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who had advanced to second base on a balk by Morales. Manager Ned Yost turned to Morales in extra innings because he had used most of his available arms, aware that a left-handed pitcher like Morales would be in danger against...

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