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Hosmer was 4 for 5. His seventh-inning double gave Kansas City a four-run lead and he added a single in the ninth.

“After that big swing from Moose, it loosened everybody up,” Hosmer said. “We know anytime Shields is on the mound it’s not going to take very many runs to get a win.”

Salazar, who pitched well in 10 starts after being called up last season, hasn’t been able to find the same consistency in his first four starts. The right-hander allowed five runs and seven hits in 4 1-3 innings. He struck out six.

Shields allowed an unearned run in the second, but held the Indians in check until the sixth.

Bourn’s bases-loaded single put Cleveland ahead. Second baseman Omar Infante’s fielding error on Asdrubal Cabrera’s ground ball started the rally. David Murphy singled and Lonnie Chisenhall was hit by a pitch with two outs. Bourn’s sharp single to right scored Cabrera.

Royals catcher Salvador Perez was 0 for 5 and is hitless in his last 22 at-bats.

Cleveland third baseman Carlos Santana is in a 2 for 43 skid after going hitless in four at-bats.

The game-time temperature was announced at 50 degrees, but a strong wind made it feel much colder. The crowd of 8,848 barely surpassed the all-time low at Progressive Field of 8,726.

NOTES: Royals 1B coach Rusty Kuntz, who suffered a broken left arm during batting practice Monday, will undergo surgery Wednesday at Cleveland Clinic. Kuntz was struck by a line drive hit by Perez. Major league coach Mike Jirschele will fill in for Kuntz for at least the remainder of the series. … The squirrel that ran on the field during Monday’s game brought back memories for Francona when he was managing winter ball in the Dominican Republic. “It was about 15 minutes before the game and there was a goat, a dog and a chicken in center field,” he said. Francona said the intruders were removed by the time the game began. … Royals LHP Jason Vargas (2-0) faces Indians RHP Justin Masterson (0-0) in the third game of the four-game set Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.