Rosario 5 hits, HRs inside and out of park, Indians beat KC


Cleveland Indians’ Amed Rosario celebrates his inside-the-park home run against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. Rosario hit two home runs in the Indian’s 7-2 win. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Amed Rosario became the first player on record to go 5 for 5 with five RBIs, an inside-the-park homer, and a drive over the fence, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2.

Rosario had the first five-RBI game of his career and matched a career-high in hits.

He’s the first player since at least 1920, when RBIs became an official stat, to go 5 for 5 with five RBIs and both types of homer in the same game, according to STATS.

Zach Plesac pitched a two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings, striking out seven without a walk allowed.

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