04/23 21:14 CDT Indians trip Royals 5-3
Indians trip Royals 5-3
AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) --- Jason Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher with a two-out double in
the seventh inning, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Kansas
City Royals on Wednesday night.
Kipnis ripped his double off Kelvin Herrera (0-1) into the gap in right-center,
deep enough to easily score Swisher, who reached on a two-out single. The
Indians tacked on an insurance run in the eighth on pinch-hitter Lonnie
Chisenhall's bloop RBI single.
Bryan Shaw (1-0) finished the seventh and got one out in the eighth. Cody Allen
retired two, and John Axford worked the ninth for his AL-leading eighth save.
Michael Bourn had three hits and two RBIs for the Indians.
Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit back-to-back homers in the second for