August 14, 2013 4:17 PM

Costly error, cold bats send Royals to 5-2 loss to Marlins

Elliot Johnson botched a routine grounder at third base in the seventh inning that led to two unearned runs in a 5-2 loss to the often-woeful Miami Marlins at Kauffman Stadium. And the Royals’ offense again shows disturbing signs of flat-lining after mustering just five hits one night after getting just four over for 10 innings.

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