KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Cleveland Indians losing streak is now at a season high six games in a row following a 7-6 loss in eleven innings to the Kansas City Royals.
Corey Kluber had a rough welcome to the major leagues. The Royals scored six runs in the first inning including two home runs. The first one came on Kluber's first pitch of the game to Alex Gordon.
The tribe would rally and tie the game in the fifth inning when Carlos Santana hit home run number eleven on the season, a two run shot to tie the game at six.
The Royals would win the game in the bottom of the 11th when Alcides Escobar singles home the game winning run off Chris Perez.
Esmil Rogers took the loss for the tribe. The Indians will look to stop the losing streak when they open up a three game weekend series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Friday night. The tribe is 7-2 this season against the Tigers.
The Indians are now a season high five game under five hundred at 50-55 and seven and half games out of first place in the American League Central Division.
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