CLEVELAND (AP) -- Bruce Chen overcame a rocky second inning and the Kansas City Royals scored their first five runs with two outs in a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.
Chen (4-5) held Cleveland scoreless after giving up three runs in the second. Alex Gordon, Johnny Giavotella, Mike Moustakas, Jeff Francoeur and Brayan Pena had run-scoring hits for Kansas City, which has won four of its last six to go 5-4 on a nine-game road trip.
Chen worked the first five innings before relievers Tim Collins, Aaron Crow, Jose Mijares and Jonathan Broxton pitched scoreless ball over the final four innings. Broxton worked a shaky ninth for his 11th save.
Broxton retired the first batter, but Shin-Soo Choo walked and Jason Kipnis singled. Asdrubal Cabrera walked to load the bases, but Jose Lopez hit into a game-ending double play.
Cleveland, which has lost five of six, fell to 4-11 against left-handed starters.
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