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      Ervin Santana looks sharp as the Royals stop the Indians

      Ervin Santana pitched seven scoreless innings, Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Saturday night.

      Santana (3-1), who was acquired in an Oct. 31 trade with Anaheim for minor-league pitcher Brandon Sisk, allowed six singles, struck out five and walked none.

      Scott Kazmir (0-1), who was making his second big league start in two years, was charged the loss.