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Chen, Perez lead Royals past Tribe

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Alcides Escobar of the Kansas City Royals steals home, eluding a tag from Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes during the fifth inning of a Major League Baseball game on Wednesday night in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bruce Chen worked five innings and Salvador Perez doubled home two runs, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night.
Chen was pulled in the sixth after giving up a single to Michael Bourn and walking Nick Swisher to lead off the inning.
Francisley Bueno replaced Chen and recorded two outs with three pitches.
After the Indians' Jeff Kipnis advanced the runners with a sacrifice bunt, Bueno kept the runners put when Carlos Santana grounded out to third baseman Mike Moustakas. Louis Coleman came in and retired Ryan Raburn on a fly ...

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