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Gordon, Getz hit bases-loaded triples, Royals beat Phillies 13-4 in Philadelphia's home opener

  • Former Kansas City Royals' George Brett, left, and former Philadelphia Phillies' Mike Schmidt throw out ceremonial first pitches before an opening-day baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Kansas City Royals, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Former Kansas City Royals' George Brett, left, and former Philadelphia Phillies' Mike Schmidt throw out ceremonial first pitches before an opening-day baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Kansas City Royals, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick runs to the mound for an opening day baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick runs to the mound for an opening day baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz, top, throws to first base after forcing out Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard, bottom, at second on a double play in the first inning of an opening day baseball game on Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz, top, throws to first base after forcing out Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard, bottom, at second on a double play in the first inning of an opening day baseball game on Friday, April 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

Alex Gordon and Chris Getz each hit bases-loaded triples and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat Philadelphia 13-4 Friday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener.

The interleague matchup was a rare one between teams that first met in the 1980 World Series. The Royals overcame a 4-0 deficit to surge past Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies

After getting a total of 17 hits in their first three games against the Chicago White Sox, the Royals had 19 against the Phillies. Eric Hosmer was 4 for 5 with three RBIs.

Domonic Brown and Erik Kratz hit solo homers for the Phillies, who are off to a 1-3 start.