Royals sweep series with 6-2 win over Guardians

Nelson Velazquez homered to lead the Kansas City Royals past the visiting Cleveland Guardians 6-2, completing a three-game sweep Wednesday afternoon. After a pair of first-inning Guardians errors, Velazquez pounded his 15th homer above the left field bullpen for a 3-0 lead. It was the 37th home run surrendered by Guardians starter Lucas Giolito, third most in baseball. Giolito (8-14) allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings, walking three with