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Cabrera shines as Indians pound Royals

3:43 PM, Sep 30, 2012   |    comments
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Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Asdrubal Cabrera capped a 10-run fifth inning with a grand slam as the Cleveland Indians thumped the Kansas City Royals, 15-3, in the rubber match of a three-game series at Progressive Field.

Cabrera finished with three hits and three runs scored and Matt LaPorta ripped a pinch-hit, two-run double for the Indians, who have won four of their last five games. Shin-Soo Choo added a two-run single and Jack Hannahan contributed three hits, including an RBI double.

Zach McAllister (6-8) allowed three runs on five hits and two walks over 6 2/3 innings to earn his first win since August 11.

Alex Gordon crushed a two-run home run and Tony Abreu added an RBI base hit for the Royals, who have lost seven of their last eight games.

Luke Hochevar (8-16) was pounded for nine runs on nine hits and three walks over 4 2/3 innings in the loss.

 

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