Heyward Drives in Three as Braves Defeat Royals

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Heyward Drives in Three as Braves Defeat Royals
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KANSAS CITY — In the Braves' first visit to Kauffman Stadium, Jason Heyward provided a memorable performance for a sizable contingent of Braves fans who turned out for the event. Then Craig Kimbrel brought their hearts into their throats. Heyward put the Braves ahead with a two-run double in the fifth inning, and put them ahead again with a seventh-inning homer that sent the Braves to a 4-3 win against the Kansas City Royals, though not without consternation in the ninth inning.

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