Video: Alex Rios hits two-run double, Royals take lead in ALDS Game 5

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Astros starter Collin McHugh looked to be in complete control through the first three innings of Wednesday night’s ALDS Game 5 at Kauffman Stadium, but Eric Hosmer scored Lorenzo Cain from first base in the bottom of the fourth and the train got rolling again in the bottom of the fifth.

Here is Alex Rios‘ go-ahead fifth-inning two-run double that was preceded by a Salvador Perez hit-by-pitch and an Alex Gordon ground-rule shot that hopped up and over the wall in right-center …

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That put Kansas City up 3-2 and then Ben Zobrist drove in Rios with a sac fly to make it 4-2. Kansas City is six outs away from a second straight trip to the American League Championship Series.