Indians hit 4 homers, blank Royals 7-0 for 4-game sweep
Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor watches his ball after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Chris Young in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
CLEVELAND (AP) Francisco Lindor hit one of Cleveland's four solo homers and drove in three runs, and the Indians completed a four-game sweep of the World Series champion Kansas City Royals with a rain-delayed 7-0 victory Sunday.
Corey Kluber (5-6) allowed two hits and was pulled after the sixth inning when the game was delayed by inclement weather for 3 hours, 10 minutes.
Lindor, Carlos Santana and rookie Tyler Naquin homered in the fifth. Mike Napoli connected in the fourth.
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The Indians moved past the Royals into first place in the AL Central on Saturday. Cleveland has won five straight overall and six of seven against Kansas City this season.