Junis shines but Royals fall short at Cleveland

Cleveland's Jose Ramirez provided all of the Indians' offense with a pair of two-run home runs in a 4-2 victory over Kansas City. The defeat spoiled a sterling start by KC's Jakob Junis.

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April 8, 2021 - 9:45 AM

Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez rounds the bases after hitting a two-run homer off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Jesse Hahn in the sixth inning Wednesday at Progressive Field. Photo by John Kuntz / Cleveland.com / TNS

CLEVELAND (AP) — When José Ramírez’s shot to deep right field narrowly missed being a home run, Shane Bieber knew what was coming next.

A legit one.

“Foul ball, homer, foul ball, homer,” the Cy Young Award winner said. “You know he’s on it and he’s going straighten it out. Sure enough, he did.”

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