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Brantley Ends Slump With Two Home Runs

Last updated on Thursday, June 20, 2013

(Cleveland, OH) - In the American League Wednesday, Michael Brantley shook out of a batting slump to hit two home runs and lead the Cleveland Indians past the Kansas City Royals 6-3 at Progressive Field.

Brantley's first home run of the game cut the Royals lead to 2-1 in the fifth inning.

Mike Aviles had a sacrifice fly in the seventh to make it 5-2, and Brantley gave the Indians a four-run cushion in the eight with his second home run of the game.

Cleveland's left fielder was in a 1 for 19 entering yesterday's contest dating back to June 14th. Cleveland is 36-35 and host the Minnesota Twins Friday night.

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