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Tomlin stays unbeaten as Indians down Royals 5-4

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Starting pitcher Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on May 8, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin stayed unbeaten and again helped the Cleveland Indians bounce back after a loss, leading them to a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

Tomlin (5-0) worked into the seventh inning and became the first Indians pitcher to win his first five outings since Justin Masterson in 2011. Tomlin is 12-0 in 13 starts following a loss since the beginning of last season.

Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli homered off Edinson Volquez (3-3) as the Indians took two of three from the defending World Series champions.

Eric Hosmer homered for the Royals, just 3-9 in their last 12.