Kansas City dropped a second straight to Cleveland as the Indians knocked off the Royals 8-3 in the rubber match of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals starter Zack Greinke was erratic, striking out eight over six innings while giving up eight hits and two runs in a no-decision. Horacio Ramirez took the loss for KC. Billy Butler, Mike Jacobs and Jose Guillen plated a run apiece for the Royals,
The Indians were led by Victor Martinez’s two hit, three RBI day. Shin-Shoo Choo added three hits and two RBI and Asdrubal Cabrera was 4-for-5 with two runs scored and two driven in. Carl Pavano picked up the win for Cleveland.