Royals lose suspended game 4-3 to Indians

4 years 3 weeks 6 days ago Monday, September 22 2014 Sep 22, 2014 Monday, September 22, 2014 4:37:00 PM CDT September 22, 2014 in Baseball
By: The Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) - Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.

Atchison gave up a two-out RBI single to Nori Aoki before popping up Omar Infante with the tying run at second for his second save.

Cody Allen (6-4) got the win despite giving up a game-tying homer in the ninth 23 days ago.

The Indians can close the gap on Kansas City further in the second game and during the scheduled three-game series.

The Royals, trying to make the postseason for the first time since 1985, dropped two games behind first-place Detroit in the AL Central.

Before storms hit Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium last month, the Indians took a 4-2 lead in the 10th on pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall's two-out, two-run double off Royals closer Greg Holland (1-3).

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