Indians rally to beat Royals

Michael Brantley, Salvador Perez

CLEVELAND (AP) – Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run double to cap Cleveland’s comeback in the sixth inning, and the Indians charged into the All-Star break with a 6-4 win over Kansas City on Sunday and three-game sweep of the Royals.

Cabrera’s double off Tim Collins (2-5) led the Indians to their fourth straight win. At 51-44, they stayed 1 1-2 games behind first-place Detroit in the AL Central. Cleveland has its most wins at the break since 2007 – the last time the Indians made the playoffs.

Reliever Rich Hill (1-1) got two outs in the sixth and closer Chris Perez – Cleveland’s fifth reliever – worked the ninth for his 13th save.

Indians All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis drove in two runs.

Billy Butler had three hits for the Royals (43-49), who dropped their fifth straight. Kansas City is third in the AL Central, eight games back.

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