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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Cheap Wholesale Jordans Free Shipping . -- On a night when just about everybody who stepped onto the mound at Kauffman Stadium saw their pitches rocketing toward the outfield, the Nationals Tanner Roark proved to be the exception. The rookie reliever shut down the Kansas City Royals over the critical middle innings Friday night, emboldening his team after it rallied from a six-run hole. Jayson Werths two-run homer and a terrific catch by Bryce Harper helped sew up Washingtons 11-10 victory. "I knew it was going to be a long one out there," said Roark, who allowed just one hit and one walk over 4 2-3 innings in relief of starter Gio Gonzalez. "I know Im repetitive, but just kept attacking, kept pounding the zone and kept going after guys." Roark managed to get the Nationals to the ninth, but the rest of their bullpen ran into trouble. Justin Maxwells two-run single off Rafael Soriano got the Royals within 11-10, but the Washington closer induced a pair of fly balls to end the game. The first flyout came on a dramatic sliding catch by Harper in right on a blooper by Emilio Bonifacio. The second came on the first pitch to Alcides Escobar, giving Soriano his 33rd save. "You have to catch that ball in that situation," Harper said. "It was a huge play." Denard Span, Ryan Zimmerman, Tyler Moore and Anthony Rendon also had RBIs as the Nationals piled up 11 runs for the second time in three games -- they beat the Cubs 11-6 on Tuesday night. Just like in that one, Roark (4-0) earned the win with some sublime relief pitching. "Unbelievable job. He really hit his spots," Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. "He made great pitches. I cant say enough about him." Bruce Chen (5-2) was tagged for the second straight time for Kansas City. He allowed seven runs and six hits with five walks in 3 2-3 innings, his shortest outing of the year. Maxwell and Eric Hosmer each homered and drove in three runs for the Royals, who have lost six straight. Salvador Perez drove in a pair of runs, and Alex Gordon added three hits. "Its a game of breaks and were getting the bad breaks," the Royals Billy Butler said. "Its good to see the bats come out. The way things are going right now the breaks are coming and were falling on the wrong side. The pitchers have been great all year. This is going to happen. The starters and the whole staff has been great all year. You cant blame them." Royals manager Ned Yost convened a closed-door meeting before the game in the hopes of igniting an offence that scored five runs in a three-game sweep by the last-place White Sox. It looks as if the message worked. Gordon hit a leadoff double in the first and Hosmer followed with a drive to left, quickly staking Kansas City to a 2-0 lead. Maxwell added a solo shot later in the inning. The Royals kept battering Gonzalez in the second. Jamey Carroll got his first hit in 17 at-bats since arriving in a trade from Minnesota. Gordon hit an RBI double, Hosmer drove in a run with a single, and Butlers run-scoring base hit made it 6-0. Then the Nationals started their comeback. Spans triple in the third scored their first run. In a preview of the trouble to come, Chen loaded the bases before escaping the inning on Werths fly ball to centre. Chens nightmare finally came to pass in the fourth inning, when the veteran left-hander served up three singles to the first four batters he faced. Rendons sacrifice fly scored the first of what would turn into seven runs for Washington in the inning. Spans two-out walk loaded the bases, and Zimmerman walked to score a run. Harpers double off the wall in centre cleared the bases and tied it at 6, forcing Yost to trundle to the mound for a pitching change. Werth greeted Louis Coleman with his two-run homer. "We never give up. We never shut it down," Johnson said. "We go hard." The Royals cut the Nationals lead to 8-7 in the bottom half of the fourth on Perezs base hit, but Washington piled on three more runs in the seventh inning. The first came on Moores RBI single, and the final two runs scored when second baseman Chris Getz threw the ball away trying to make a play at home. "It was a weird game. They didnt give up," Getz said. "They didnt give away any at-bats. They kept having great at-bats and fouling stuff off. We came out swinging and did the same thing and we came back. It was a chaotic game." NOTES: The Nationals traded C Kurt Suzuki to Oakland for RHP Dakota Bacus and OF David DeJesus to Tampa Bay for a player to be named or cash. They also recalled C Jhonatan Solano and LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse. ... Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (oblique) felt good after doing a series of conditioning drills before the game. ... RHP Jordan Zimmermann starts Game 2 of the series for Washington. RHP Wade Davis goes for Kansas City. Wholesale Cheap Jordans For Sale .500 ball against teams with winning records, so they needed a huge lift from somebody Tuesday night in a matchup of division leaders. Discount Jordans From China . Sundays game against the Colorado Rapids at B.C. Place Stadium has important implications in determining Major League Soccers playoff picture and will also mark the final game in the career of veteran South Korean defender Young-Pyo Lee. http://www.cheapwholesalejordans.com/ .The other side of the Bruins special teams unit delivered in the end.Gregory Campbell netted the game-winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Bruins fended off a late four-minute San Jose power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the Sharks. OBERHAUSEN, Germany -- Wladimir Klitschko toyed with Alex Leapai and knocked him out in the fifth round to retain his four heavyweight belts on Saturday. Klitschko, taller with a longer reach, controlled the fight at will, scoring with left jabs and straight rights with hardly any opposition from the Samoan-born Australian. Leapai went down when he was hit with a left-right combination. He got up but Klitschko put him away for good with 58 seconds left in the fifth. "Glory to Ukraine," Klitschko said after his one-sided win. Klitschko recorded his 53rd KO in 62 wins, with three defeats. Leapai dropped to 30-5, with three draws. In his 25th world championship fight, Klitschko retained his WBA and IBF heavyweight belts, plus the minor WBO and IBO versions. Leapai, the first Australian challenger in 106 years, never had a chance. The only time he ever got close to the bigger Ukrainian was just before getting floored in the fifth. He took an eight count in the first round, although he claimed to have slipped. Leapais only chance was to try to get inside, buut Klitschko easily stopped him with his effective jab. Wholesale Jordans Cheap. Leapai appeared to finally hit Klitschko in the fifth but the champion replied with a barrage and put the Australian down. Leapai got up but was clearly shaken, and Klitschko finished him off with a huge right to the jaw. "It wasnt easy, my head was in Ukraine and what is going on there. I hope there is no war and people dying. I am proud of my people," Klitschko said. Klitschkos elder brother, Vitali, who has retired from boxing to run for political office in Kyiv and who has been one of the leading opposition figures in Ukraine, was in Wladimirs corner as usual. Vitalis wife, Natalia, sang the Ukraine national anthem before the fight. "It was textbook fighting by Wladimir. He did not make a mistake," Vitali said. Leapai, a delivery truck driver, said it was time to "go back to the gym." "I tried to take the fight to him and it didnt work. I am all right, I was waiting for my opportunity but he is a champion and a great fighter," Leapai said. ' ' ' 
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