Royals hold off Indians with Dozier grand slam

Hunter Dozier hits grand slam in the ninth inning to help lift the Royals over the Indians in a 8-6 victory.

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 12:53 AM

CLEVELAND - The Kansas City Royals pulled out some magic from 2015 as they pulled out a come from behind win on the road against the Cleveland Indians 8-6.

Royals third basemen Hunter Dozier hit a grand slam which capped a five-run rally in the ninth inning to lift the Royals past the Indians.
The Royals snapped a three-game losing streak at Progressive Field and improved to just 8-23 in Cleveland since 2016.

Jakob Junis (4-6, 5.18 ERA) makes his seventh career start against the Indians. He pitched seven innings of two-hit ball against Cleveland on Sept. 3.

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