Kansas City rookie Jorge Lopez came within three outs of a perfect game before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth inning and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in the Royals' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins
Royals sixth. Whit Merrifield lines out to third base to Ehire Adrianza. Adalberto Mondesi singles to shallow infield. With Alex Gordon batting, Adalberto Mondesi steals second. Alex Gordon strikes out swinging. With Hunter Dozier batting, Adalberto Mondesi steals third. Hunter Dozier singles to shallow left field. Adalberto Mondesi scores. Ryan O'Hearn hit by pitch. Hunter Dozier to second. Salvador Perez grounds out to second base, Jose Berrios to Logan Forsythe to Joe Mauer.
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Kansas City Royals rookie Jorge Lopez allowed a walk and a single to start the bottom of the ninth inning, ending his bid for a perfect game _ and then a no-hitter _ against the Minnesota Twins
Twins second. Logan Forsythe walks. Jake Cave flies out to left center field to Whit Merrifield. Mitch Garver singles to left field. Logan Forsythe to second. Max Kepler pops out to third base to Alcides Escobar. Robbie Grossman walks. Mitch Garver to second. Logan Forsythe to third. Ehire Adrianza singles to center field, advances to 2nd. Robbie Grossman to third. Mitch Garver scores. Logan Forsythe scores. Joe Mauer grounds out to shortstop, Adalberto Mondesi to Hunter Dozier.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Corey Kluber became the first 18-game winner in the majors this season, striking out 10 and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Kansas City Royals 3-1
Indians second. Melky Cabrera called out on strikes. Jason Kipnis doubles to deep left field. Yan Gomes singles to center field, tagged out at second, Brian Goodwin to Meibrys Viloria to Alcides Escobar. Jason Kipnis to third. Greg Allen singles to left field. Jason Kipnis scores. Francisco Lindor grounds out to second base, Rosell Herrera to Ryan O'Hearn.
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Indians 1, Royals 0.
Royals fourth. Whit Merrifield grounds out to second base, Jason Kipnis to Yonder Alonso. Alex Gordon doubles to deep left field. Hunter Dozier strikes out swinging. Ryan O'Hearn triples to deep center field. Alex Gordon scores. Jorge Bonifacio strikes out swinging.
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Royals 1, Indians 1.
Mike Clevinger struck out 10, Francisco Lindor homered leading off the first and the Cleveland Indians rolled over the Kansas City Royals 9-3 to snap a three-game losing streak
Indians first. Francisco Lindor homers to left field. Yandy Diaz singles to shallow left field. Jose Ramirez walks. Yandy Diaz to second. Edwin Encarnacion flies out to left field to Alex Gordon. Brandon Guyer singles to shallow left field. Jose Ramirez to second. Yandy Diaz to third. Melky Cabrera reaches on a fielder's choice to shortstop. Brandon Guyer out at second. Jose Ramirez to third. Yandy Diaz scores. Jason Kipnis singles to right field. Melky Cabrera to second. Jose Ramirez scores. Roberto Perez strikes out swinging.
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Indians 3, Royals 0.
Francisco Lindor says the Indians are "dragging their feet"