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SAN DIEGO -- The Kansas City Royals had to work overtime to end a season-high, five-game losing streak and get their first win at Petco Park. Howard Wilson Jersey . Alex Gordon singled in the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning and pinch-hitter Billy Butler followed with an RBI double to give the Royals a 3-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. The Royals also got great pitching from starter Jeremy Guthrie and relievers Wade Davis and Greg Holland, who held San Diego to one run on six hits. "We knew that we were 0-7 in this place and we needed to change that," manager Ned Yost said. "Our pitching allowed us to do that tonight. Guthrie, Wade Davis, Holland, were all fantastic. They kept us in position, right there in the ballgame, until we could break it open. It took us 11 innings to do it, but the pitching was tremendous." Eric Hosmer started the winning rally when he hit a leadoff double to centre off Nick Vincent (0-1). Gordon singled to right with one out and Hosmer beat the throw home with a headfirst slide, touching the plate with his left hand. "A long losing streak it seems like, so we just needed something positive to happen there," Gordon said. "I was able to find a hole. It works." Butler then doubled in Gordon. "I think the frustration was kicking in a little bit but hopefully this can motivate us a little bit," Gordon said. Davis (2-1) pitched two innings of one-hit ball for the victory, striking out four. Greg Holland, who blew the save Monday night, pitched the 11th for his eighth save in nine chances. Guthrie went a season-high eight innings, allowing one run and four hits, with two strikeouts and one walk. "He threw strikes, changed speeds and kept the ball down," Yost said. "The air was thick tonight and the ball didnt really carry so that really benefited me and helped me to get deep in the game," Guthrie said. "Overall I dont think I had my best stuff, but the park played to my advantage tonight." The Padres were denied their first three-game winning streak of the season. The teams played extra innings for the second straight night. San Diego won 6-5 in 12 innings Monday night. The Royals had a scoring chance in the ninth against Huston Street. Alcides Escobar singled to centre and stole second and third, all with one out. He tried to score on Lorenzo Cains pop foul down the first-base line but was thrown out by Kyle Blanks to end the inning. "I was surprised the runner was going," catcher Yasmani Grandal said. "Kyle has a very good arm. For him that was an easy catch and throw." Each starter gave up a home run. San Diegos Yasmani Grandal homered for the second straight game, a solo shot to right field off Guthrie with one out in the fourth for a 1-0 lead. It was his fourth, moving him into the team lead. Grandal hit a tying three-run shot in the sixth inning Monday night. Salvador Perez tied it with a homer leading off the sixth off San Diegos Robbie Erlin. It was Perezs third. "I wanted to get it on his hands. But I left it out over the middle of the plate," Erlin said. Erlin got a no-decision after losing his previous four starts. He allowed one run and three hits in seven innings, struck out five and walked four. "My curve felt good," he said. "It felt like my offspeed pitches were what I was on with. I was trying to get a feel for my fastball." NOTES: Vincent gave up three hits in the 11th. He had given up only three hits combined in his last 11 outings. ... Manager Bud Black said the Padres will call up a pitcher on Wednesday because the bullpen has been taxed. ... Black said 3B Chase Headley could be activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday. Hes been out with a strained right calf. ... The series concludes Wednesday when Kansas City RHP James Shields (3-3, 3.11) opposes RHP Andrew Cashner (2-4, 2.72). Joe Thomas Jersey . Not only that, when Julian de Guzman first stepped on the pitch for Deportivo de la Coruna he became the very first Canadian to play in Spains top tier. Ibraheim Campbell Jersey . Ben Street scored twice for the Heat (17-5-1), who won their fourth game in a row and 13th in their last 14 outings. Brett Bulmer scored the lone goal for the Wild (6-11-0), who dropped their sixth straight contest.Moments after Edmonton beat the San Jose Sharks to end its lengthy losing streak, coach Dallas Eakins was focused on how the Oilers can build on that much-needed victory in the rematch. Coming off their first win in four weeks, the Oilers conclude a home-and-home set with the Sharks on Tuesday night in San Jose. Edmontons 0-7-4 skid ended Sunday when David Perrons go-ahead goal 10:26 into the third period held up for a 2-1 victory. The win came two days after Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish said the struggling franchise is under scrutiny and that everybody from the players to the front office is under evaluation. The Oilers (7-15-5), who have earned points in four of the last five, also snapped an eight-game home skid. Getting rid of that is huge, said Eakins, the second-year coach whose job appears safe for the moment. Whatever you want to call it, getting the monkey off your back, an elephant, a large gorilla it feels good for everybody. Most importantly, for our players and our fans. Faced with another matchup against the Sharks (14-11-4), surely smarting from being the first team to lose to Edmonton since the Rangers on Nov. 9, Eakins wouldnt let his clubs celebration last long. Were not going to have a parade over this, he told the NHLs official website. We have to get right back to business and play this same team, which is an extremely hard team to play against. Edmonton has dropped five straight on the road, though the last three were decided in overtime. The Oilers, held to two or fewer goals in eight of 10, caught San Jose on the tail end of games on consecutive nights. Kevin Zeitler Jersey. The Sharks 21 shots were their second-fewest of the season. San Jose was probably a tired group and we got them on the second night of a back-to-back, which was fortunate for us and helped us out, said Edmontons Ben Scrivens, who allowed 10 goals in his previous two starts against the Sharks prior to Sunday. But at the end of the day, we executed pretty well. That has to be our expectation now, of how we have to play. The Sharks will be looking for a fourth consecutive home victory overall and against Edmonton. San Joses four-game winning streak ended Sunday, but coach Todd McLellan wont use fatigue as a reason for the setback. If you go there, it begins to sound like were using excuses, he said. Teams play (back-to-back) in the league all the time. I still think that good teams can find ways, and we almost did. (You have to) find ways to win those games. San Joses Patrick Marleau extended his point streak to five games with an assist on Tye McGinns first goal of the season. Marleau has four goals and three assists in his last six versus Edmonton. Perron has two goals with two assists in the last four games. He has a goal in two of his last three against the Sharks. Its likely Antti Niemi will be back in San Joses net after backup Alex Stalock started Sunday. Niemi, who has won his last four starts, is 9-1-1 with a 2.40 goals-against average against Edmonton. Discount NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic ' ' '