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Three bullpen regulars produce positive results

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SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Three of the Royals' bullpen regulars from 2012 got into action on Tuesday, with positive results.

Closer Greg Holland pitched the ninth inning of the 8-2 win over the A's and, after a leadoff single, he retired three straight batters -- two on strikeouts, one on a foul popup.

"Holly was great; our pitching all the way around today was good," manager Ned Yost said.

Aaron Crow cruised through a perfect eighth inning with one strikeout.

Louis Coleman had the most trouble, giving up two singles, a walk and a double. But the A's got just one run as he got two outs with the bases loaded.

"Coleman did a good job," Yost said. "He got in trouble, but held the fort. That's what you want your relievers to do."

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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