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Holland fans side in 10th, Royals trim Indians 3-2

Holland fanned César Hernández, José Ramírez and Francisco Lindor for the unique save.
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Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez reacts after striking out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND — Greg Holland struck out the top of Cleveland’s order to strand the tying run at second base and Maikel Franco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to give the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 win over the Indians in just the third major league game decided by the debated extra-inning runner rule. 

Holland fanned César Hernández, José Ramírez and Francisco Lindor for the unique save.

Jorge Soler and Salvador  Pérez hit back-to-back homers in the first for Kansas City. 

Royals right-hander Brady Singer pitched five solid innings in his major league debut. 

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