Royals Fall With Late Indians Rally

Posted by willp on September 17, 2013

The Cleveland Indians scored in the final four innings to defeat the Kansas City Royals, 5-3, Tuesday night.

The Royals blew an early 3-0 lead, with Asdrubal Cabrera breaking a 3-3 tie with an eighth-inning double. Michael Bourn extended the lead with an insurance-providing solo home run in the ninth.

Cleveland stayed 1/2 game behind Texas and Tampa due to the Rangers drawing even with the Rays after winning 7-1 Tuesday night. KC drops to 3.5 back in the race with 11 games left.

Kansas City and Cleveland play the rubber game of their three-game series with Bruce Chen facing Danny Salazar at 7:10 PM.

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