Video: Royals’ four-run first inning opens big early lead in ALCS Game 4

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Kansas City’s offense jumped all over Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey in the top of the first inning of Tuesday’s ALCS Game 4 at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

Alcides Escobar hit a leadoff bunt single down the third base line, Ben Zobrist slugged a two-run shot, Lorenzo Cain drew a walk and later scored on a passed ball, and then Mike Moustakas drove in the Royals’ fourth run of the frame with a sacrifice fly to center field …

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Dickey had trouble spotting effective knuckleballs from the jump and he didn’t make it out of the second. Kansas City is looking to grab a 3-1 series lead in this best-of-seven.