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MLB: Cleveland 8, Kansas City 7

April 21, 2009 at 11:43 PM

CLEVELAND, April 21 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Indians got a three-run homer from Grady Sizemore and a two-run blast from Victor Martinez Tuesday to subdue the Kansas City Royals 8-7.

Martinez finished the night 4-for-5 and Mark DeRosa scored three times for the Indians, who have won four of their last six games.

Winning pitcher Aaron Laffey (1-0) gave up one run on seven hits in seven innings.

David DeJesus had a two-run homer and three RBI, and Mark Teahen was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI for the Royals. Sidney Ponson (0-2) took the loss after giving up six runs on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings.

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