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Indians 7, Royals 1

Published Jun. 5, 2016

Indians 7, Royals 1

CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor hit one of Cleveland's three home runs, leading the Indians into first place in the AL Central. Lindor, whose two-run homer came in the seventh inning, became the first Indians player to record three extra-base hits in a game this season. Rookie Tyler Naquin hit a two-run homer and Mike Napoli belted a solo home run for the Indians. Cleveland is 5-1 against the Royals this season and 17-7 within the AL Central. For the second time this season, the Indians have sole possession of first place.