August 1, 2013 3:19 PM

Cain’s circus catch helps Royals push streak to nine with win over Twins

The decisive point, possibly, for the Royals in Thursday’s 7-2 victory over the Twins occurred hours before the first pitch. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain pronounced himself ready to play. That forced a lineup change to put Cain into center field, and he responded by making a spectacular catch that snatched away a homer from Trevor Plouffe in the fifth inning.

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