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Two big innings lead to Royals' demise

Shin-Soo Choo hit three homers, including a grand slam, and Carlos Carrasco gave up three runs over six innings to record his first Major League win, as the Indians thrashed Kyle Davies and the Royals.

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ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Brantley, CF6010024.239
Cabrera, A, SS5220002.265
Choo, RF5347002.291
Hafner, DH5030011.273
Nix, J, 3B4100124.230
Brown, J, 1B3200203.215
Crowe, LF5120022.251
Valbuena, 2B4110112.177
Marson, C5123012.202
Totals421115104922.246
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, CF3100210.265
Aviles, 2B5131000.304
Butler, DH4142000.317
Betemit, 3B4120013.321
Ka'aihue, 1B4000013.194
Pena, B, C4011022.268
Gordon, LF3000121.233
Betancourt, Y, SS4000021.256
Maier, RF4000020.257
Totals35410431110.275
BATTING
2B: Crowe (21, Davies), Hafner 2 (28, Bullington, Holland, G).
HR: Choo 3 (19, 4th inning off Davies, 1 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Bullington, 3 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Holland, G, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Brantley; Cabrera, A 2; Choo 13; Hafner 5; Crowe 3; Valbuena; Marson 2.
RBI: Choo 7 (79), Marson 3 (22).
2-out RBI: Marson 2; Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner; Brantley; Brown, J 2; Nix, J; Cabrera, A.
GIDP: Choo.
Team RISP: 4-for-18.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Crowe (Aviles at home).

BATTING
2B: Aviles (12, Carrasco), Betemit (19, Carrasco), Pena, B (9, Carrasco), Butler (40, Herrmann).
HR: Aviles (5, 6th inning off Carrasco, 0 on, 1 out), Butler (14, 6th inning off Carrasco, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Aviles 7; Butler 8; Betemit 3; Pena, B 2.
RBI: Aviles (24), Butler 2 (72), Pena, B (18).
2-out RBI: Pena, B; Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, B; Gordon; Betemit 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Blanco (4, 2nd base by Carrasco/Marson).

FIELDING
DP: (Betancourt, Y-Ka'aihue).

ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carrasco(W, 1-0)6.08331622.70
Herrmann1.02111103.89
Sipp1.00001204.12
Lewis1.00000203.45
Totals9.0104431124.29
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies(L, 8-10)5.08553415.08
Bullington1.04440016.47
Holland, G2.02110316.61
Bannister, B1.01111206.34
Totals9.01511114935.05
Davies pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Bannister, B.
HBP: Cabrera, A (by Bullington).
Pitches-strikes: Carrasco 90-59, Herrmann 20-9, Sipp 18-11, Lewis 12-8, Davies 92-52, Bullington 24-16, Holland, G 29-23, Bannister, B 26-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Carrasco 9-1, Herrmann 1-1, Sipp 0-1, Lewis 0-1, Davies 3-4, Bullington 1-1, Holland, G 3-0, Bannister, B 2-0.
Batters faced: Carrasco 25, Herrmann 6, Sipp 4, Lewis 3, Davies 25, Bullington 8, Holland, G 8, Bannister, B 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Bullington 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:00.
Att: 21,168.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media