After losing 12 consecutive games, the Kansas City Royals (5-14) have now taken two straight from the Cleveland Indians (9-8) after a 4-2 win Thursday afternoon at Progressive Field.
The Royals pushed across three runs in the fifth inning to take a 4-1 lead. Jeff Francoeur, Mike Moustakas and Brayan Pana each singled home a run.
Josh Tomlin (1-2) took the loss after surrendering four runs on eight hits in four and 2/3 innings. Luis Mendoza was the winning pitcher for Kansas City, going five innings and allowing two runs. Jonathan Broxton pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his second save of the season.
In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.