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posted: 5/29/2012 9:16 PM

Moustakas, Smith help Royals romp past Indians 8-2

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Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Mike Moustakas had a career-best four RBIs to help rookie Will Smith get his first major league win, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

Moustakas hit a two-run homer off Justin Masterson (2-4) in the first and singled in two runs in the second.

That was more than enough support for Smith (1-1), who allowed two runs and four hits in six innings. The left-hander rebounded nicely after being thumped by the New York Yankees in his major league debut last week.

Humberto Quintero added two RBIs as the Royals, despite three errors and 12 strikeouts, improved to 15-11 on the road.

Masterson, who beat Detroit's Justin Verlander in his previous start, allowed seven earned runs in six innings.

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