Corey Kluber continued to dominate major league hitting, striking out 10 batters over 8 1/3 innings while walking just one and allowing four hits (one home run). The win improves Kluber's record to 8-6.
The Indians got on the board in the second inning on a leadoff home run by Carlos Santana. The homer gives Santana 13 of the season, tying him with Michael Brantley for the team lead.
The next batter, Ryan Raburn, singled, and two batters later Yan Gomes added a home run of his own to give the Indians a 3-0 lead. The homer was Gomes' 10th of the season.
The Tribe added on in the fifth inning on an RBI single by Michael Brantley, scoring Jason Kipnis. Brantley now has 57 RBI for the year.
The Royals only run came on a solo shot by Mike Moustakas in the fifth inning.
Cody Allen retired two batters in the ninth inning to record his ninth save.