Starter C.C. Sabathia was once again victimized by a lack of run support as Cleveland continued its offensive struggles. The Indians managed just one run against Royals starter Zack Greinke and a string of Kansas City relievers. The Tribe remains in first place despite the loss.
Zack Greinke pitched three impressive innings in a spot start for the Royals. Equally impressive was Kansas City's bullpen, which allowed just one run in six innings, as left-hander John Bale picked up his first win. Esteban German and Emil Brown each picked up an RBI in the win.
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