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Grand night for Cam Gallagher
The Royals rode the combination of catcher Cam Gallagher and pitcher Jakob Junis, two rookies and former minor league teammates, to a third straight victory Monday night, Rustin Dodd reports. Gallagher hit his first career home run, a grand slam. “I don’t even think it’s really sunk in yet,” he said.