Chen Wins Again, Stops Indians for 2-1 Victory

9 years 4 weeks 1 day ago Sunday, August 28 2011 Aug 28, 2011 Sunday, August 28, 2011 4:25:00 PM CDT August 28, 2011 in Baseball
Source: The Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) - Bruce Chen overcame a shaky first inning to win his career-high fifth straight start and led the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Chen (10-5) allowed the first four batters of the game to reach base and walked Carlos Santana with the bases loaded to force in Cleveland's only run. The left-hander, who allowed five hits in 7
1-3 innings, is 4-0 in his last five starts against the Indians.

Mike Moustakas' RBI single broke a 1-1 tie in the third for the Royals, who held on to win after losing late leads in the first two games of the series. Joakim Soria pitched a perfect ninth for his 24th save.

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