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      The Butler did it the Royals stop the Indians 6 to 4

      Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win. Butler connected against John Axford, sending a drive over the Royals' bullpen in left field.

      Butler was hitting just .200 in his previous 20 games with two RBIs before pinch-hitting for Raul Ibanez. Kelvin Herrera (2-2) pitched a scoreless eighth and Aaron Crow worked around a leadoff double in the ninth to earn his second save in four chances. Royals closer Greg Holland, who had pitched in the three previous games, was unavailable. Carlos Carrasco (3-4) gave up a single to Salvador Perez before Butler's home run. Perez, who had three hits, and Mike Moustakas had back-to-back home runs to open the second.

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