TORONTO (AP) Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered, Bruce Chen won four consecutive starts for the first time in his career and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday night. Jeff Francoeur matched his career high with four hits as the Royals, who had lost six of seven away from home, opened a 10-game, 10-day road trip on a winning note. Chen (9-5) improved to 4-1 with a 3.68 ERA in five August starts. The left-hander allowed three runs and four hits in 7 2-3 innings. He walked one and tied a career best nine strikeouts. Chen was perfect through three innings before Yunel Escobar singled to open the fourth, snapping an 0-for-17 slump.