Edinson Volquez walked the bases loaded in the first inning, but Cleveland couldn’t capitalize.  Volquez finished with seven scoreless innings and the Royals beat the Indians 2-1 on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Whit Merrifield hit his first major league home run and scored the Royals other run.

Kelvin Herrera gave up a homer in the eighth to Jason Kipnis before Wade Davis closed out the ninth.