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Kluber dominates Royals as Indians win

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Cleveland Indians’ Asdrubal Cabrera is tagged out at the plate by Kansas City Royals catcher Brett Hayes in a baseball game on Thursday in Cleveland.

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CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber stayed stone-faced, maintaining the same stoic look in the clubhouse that he had for nine innings on the mound.
Only when prodded by an Indians teammate did Kluber crack.
“Did you smile after the game?” pitcher Justin Masterson yelled to Kluber.
“I did,” he said. “Only when I saw you.”
Kluber had everyone in Cleveland’s clubhouse smiling after he struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter for his first complete game, leading the Indians to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Thursday.
Kluber (2-2) didn’t walk a batter, and his rare outing ...


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