Mendoza pitches Royals past Indians, 5-2

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | 10:20 p.m. CDT; updated 10:40 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

KANSAS CITY — Luis Mendoza pitched into the eighth inning, Lorenzo Cain and Jarrod Dyson stroked two hits each and drove in a run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Wednesday night.