Verlander earns 11th win, leading Astros past Royals 5-2

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    In a career with so many accomplishments, Justin Verlander's success this season after missing almost two years with an elbow injury has been particularly sweet.

    "Of course," the Houston Astros right-hander said when asked if his stellar start means a lot to him. "Yeah, absolutely. We've talked about it a lot, just so much hard work since the since the surgery and it's nice to see it pay off and hopefully — knock on wood — it continues."

    Verlander got his 11th win, Yordan Alvarez hit his 26th homer and the Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday to take the series 3-1.

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