The Indians snapped out of their recent offensive funk in convincing fashion, scoring five runs in the first inning and two in the second to roll in Kansas City. Rookie southpaw Aaron Laffey pitched six solid innings in picking up the victory.
Kyle Davies' tough season continued, as he was roughed up by Cleveland's powerful offense in just two innings of work. Rookie right-hander Billy Buckner debuted for the Royals and was impressive in five innings of relief, allowing just one run.
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