May 28, 2014 4:45 PM

Royals embarrassed after 9-3 loss gives Houston Astros a three-game sweep

In a three-game leveling, the Houston Astros outscored their hosts, 21-5. Owners of the worst record in the American League when this series began, the Astros now have two fewer victories than the Royals (24-28). “It’s terrible,” first baseman Eric Hosmer said of Wednesday’s 9-3 loss. “It was embarrassing.”

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