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Indians avoid sweep by Royals

Indians avoid sweep by Royals

The Cleveland Indians rallied for three runs in the seventh inning and defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Wednesday afternoon to avoid a three-game sweep at Kauffman Stadium.

Cleveland won the game as -130 favorites, but the nine runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Travis Hafner went 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI for the Indians, and Jensen Lewis earned the win in relief.

Mike Jacobs cracked a solo home run for the Royals, while Kyle Farnsworth gave up three runs in less than an inning of relief to suffer the loss.