Final in 10

Series: Game 3 of 3

Cleveland won 3-0

Game 1: Friday, August 29
Kansas City1
Game 2: Saturday, August 30
in 11
Kansas City2
Game 3: Sunday, August 31
in 10
Kansas City3

Indians 4

(71-64, 32-39 away)

Royals 3

(74-62, 35-33 home)

Coverage:  ESPN2/WatchESPN

8:00 PM ET, August 31, 2014

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri 

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W: C. Allen (6-3)

L: G. Holland (1-3)

S: S. Atchison (2)

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

Associated Press
Indians Top Royals To Finish Suspended Game
The Indians defeated the Royals 4-3 to complete a game that had been suspended on Aug. 31 due to weather.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.

Lonnie Chisenhall's two-out, two-run double gave the Indians a 4-2 lead before rain led to a delay before the bottom half of the inning. The teams never took the field again.

The game will resume on Sept. 22 in Cleveland before the start of the last scheduled series between the teams.

Kansas City (74-61) and Detroit were tied for the division lead coming into the day, with Cleveland (70-64) just 3 1/2 games back after winning three straight and six of seven. The addition of the suspended game to their September three-game set just adds to the importance of the series for the Royals and Indians.

Detroit lost 6-2 to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, so the Royals lead the Central by a half-game heading into the opener of a three-game series against Texas on Monday night.

Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press


Game Information

StadiumKauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO
Attendance39,009 (102.9% full) - % is based on regular season capacity
Game Time3:24
Weather90 degrees, partly cloudy
Wind11 mph
UmpiresHome Plate - Paul Emmel, First Base - John Tumpane, Second Base - Bill Welke, Third Base - James Hoye

Research Notes

Alex Gordon's 9th-inning home run off Cody Allen was calculated at 462 feet, the longest home run of his career. It was also the longest home run by a Royals hitter in 2014 and the 2nd-longest by a Royal since ESPN began tracking home runs in 2006.

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