Posted April 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
A series against the Kansas City Royals provided just what the Cleveland Indians needed to break out of a slow start to this season and get some momentum going for a successful road trip. When they return home, the Indians will try again to add to the Royals' misery. Cleveland will seek its eighth win in 10 games Tuesday night by continuing its recent mastery of the Royals, who are coming off the worst homestand in franchise history. The Indians (8-6) had dropped four of their first five games before facing the Royals on April 13 with the first two losses coming over a combined 28 innings. They emerged from that visit to Kansas City with three wins and eventually finished 7-2 on their first road trip of the season. Cleveland just missed out on another series sweep Sunday, losing 5-1 to Oakland, but manager Manny Acta was pleased with his team. "I'm very happy with the way we played on the road," he told the team's website. "It was a very good road trip. Winning three series, th...
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