(Kansas City, MO) - In the American League Tuesday, Jason Giambi hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning to lift the Cleveland Indians over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Giambi found the gap in deep right field that scored two in giving the Indians a 6-4 lead in the top of-the-seventh.
Billy Butler drove in a run in the eighth for the Royals to make it 6-5.
Chris Perez picked up his eighth save of the season after closing out Kansas City in the ninth inning.
The Indians have a half game lead for first in the AL Central at 45-38 and play the Royals tonight at 8:10.
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