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Betancourt And Betimit Push Royals Past Indians

Last updated on Wednesday, August 18, 2010

(KANSAS CITY, MO) - Yuniesky Betancourt and Wilson Betimit hit solo home runs as the Kansas City Royals edged the Cleveland Indians 2-1.

Matt LaPorta drove in the lone Cleveland run with a fielder's choice grounder in the second.

Betancourt tied the game with a fifth-inning blast off Cleveland starter Jeanmar Gomez. Betimit's shot off Gomez in the sixth proved to be the game winner.

Zack Greinke allowed a run over six innings to get the win, improving to 8-11.

Gomez suffers his first major league loss, falling to 3-1.

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