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The Kansas City Royals are on the verge of their longest undefeated stretch in a decade. Jeremy Guthrie is one win away from matching a career high. The veteran right-hander will try to pitch the Royals to an eighth consecutive victory Wednesday night against the Minnesota Twins. Coming off a sweep over the Chicago White Sox to open their nine-game trip, Kansas City (52-51) won 7-2 on Tuesday to climb above .500 for the first time since it was 20-19 on May 18. Mike Moustakas' second career two-homer game also helped the Royals improve to 8-3 in this AL Central matchup this season. "Taking hundreds of swings every day and just trying to get that good feel back," Moustakas said. "Feeling the barrel and today I found it. Keep working and keep building off of this." Kansas City can now string together eight consecutive wins for the first time since a 9-0 start to 2003. Guthrie (10-7, 4.27 ERA) has a chance to equal a season high by winning a third straight start after throwing six innin...
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