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Indians climb over Kansas City into second place behind Salazar, Ramirez

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Morning News & Notes, May 7, 2016

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Second place all alone feels good.  Watching Danny Salazar force the Royals into some regression felt good. Seeing Jose Ramirez go all Angry Hamster on the Royals felt good.  Cody Anderson taking the mound this afternoon? It's five o'clock somewhere.

Cleveland 7 - World Champion Kansas City 1

Danny Salazar and Jose Ramirez lead Cleveland Indians to fourth straight win - Let's Go Tribe - Danny Salazar pitched shutout baseball for more than seven innings, Jose Ramirez drove in five runs, and the Indians picked up a win against the Royals.

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