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Benintendi, Dozier lead 18-hit night; Royals top Rox 14-10

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Posted at 6:54 AM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 08:55:20-04

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run homer and an RBI triple, Hunter Dozier had his first career five-hit game and the Kansas City Royals broke out of their offensive funk in a 14-10 victory over the bumbling Colorado Rockies.

Ryan O'Hearn also homered, Michael A. Taylor had three hits and drove in two.

Bobby Witt Jr. delivered a two-run triple for the Royals, who entered the night with the second fewest runs in the majors.

Brendan Rodgers hit a two-run homer, doubled twice and drove in four.

Sam Hilliard homered for the Rockies in their fifth straight loss.