After Asdrubal Cabrera tied the game with a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning, Travis Hafner and Victor Martinez each hit an RBI single in the 11th, lifting the Indians over the Royals. Cleveland maintained its 2 1/2-game lead over Detroit in the American League Central. Fausto Carmona gave up three runs over six innings.
The Kansas City bullpen gave up three runs from the ninth inning on, sending the Royals to a loss to the Indians. Emil Brown hit a two-run single, and Shane Costa added an RBI single in the sixth. Gil Meche allowed two runs on seven hits over six innings. Joey Gathright, David DeJesus, Ross Gload and Costa each had two hits.
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