KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- David DeJesus homered and Kyle Davies pitched five strong innings Saturday night to spark Kansas City to a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
The Royals had lost 12 in a row.
Davies (1-0) gave up one run on five hits and became Kansas City's first winning pitcher since Zack Greinke on May 18. The Royals, who started the game with the fewest runs, sacrifice flies, runs batted in and walks in the major leagues, beat reigning Cy Young winner C.C. Sabathia.