KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Editor's Note: The above video is from a previously published story
Eddie Rosario's tiebreaking three-run homer Monday night sent the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Josh Naylor added a two-run shot off Royals reliever Jakob Junis (1-2) two batters later to complete a five-run seventh inning for the Tribe.
Bryan Shaw (1-0) coughed up a run in relief of Indians starter Aaron Civale, and James Karinchak gave up Hunter Dozier's two-run homer later in the seventh, before their bullpen finally wrapped up their sixth win in eight games.
Emmanuel Clase worked around a single in the ninth for his sixth save. He's yet to allow an earned run in 13 1/3 innings.
Naylor finished with three RBI and Franmil Reyes returned from the paternity list to drive in two more for the Indians. Whit Merrifield hit a two-run homer and Jorge Soler drove in two runs for Kansas City.
The Royals wasted a chance to regain the lead and put pressure on Cleveland in the sixth following Reyes' RBI double. They loaded the bases with two outs before Andrew Benintendi hit a weak grounder to the right side of the infield to end the inning.
You can watch Eddie Rosario's home run below:
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