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Indians Rough Up Francis, Hand Royals Fifth Straight Loss

Last updated on Thursday, April 28, 2011

(CLEVELAND, OH) - Orlando Cabrera’s three-run double in Cleveland’s five-run bottom of the first helped propel the Indians to a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

Travis Hafner and Jack Hannahan added RBI singles during the first-inning rally as the Indians handed KC its fifth-straight setback.

Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin allowed a pair of solo homers to Jeff Francoeur and Mike Aviles.

He pitched six innings, giving up five hits to improve to 4-0.

Royals starter Jeff Francis takes the loss, falling to 0-3.

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