Royals Snap Seven Game Losing Streak, Defeat Indians 8-5

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CLEVELAND--Indians offense had a hot start and certain had a chance to win up 3-0 then 5-3 after three innings. But thanks to diffensive miscues and a struggling bullpen night, the Kansas City Royals snapped a seven game losing streak to beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 on Tuesday night.

Game started well for the Tribe with home runs in the first three innings.

Then the Royals took advantage of the Indians miscues.

Jose Ramirez was out with a left hand bruise. He's listed Day-to-Day.

Terry Francona is still out with gastrointestinal issues. He has missed 28 games this season.

Indians will start RHP Carlos Carrasco (2-3, 3.43) against LHP Danny Duffy (2-3, 4.83) who has yet to win a game in Cleveland since September 2014.

Coverage begins at 5:05pm with the Ken Ganley Kia Tribe Insider with Carmen Angelo. First pitch at 6:10pm follow by Xtra Innings with Greg Brinda on Newsradio WTAM 1100AM/106.9FM and the free iHeartRadio App.