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Aviles went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and five RBI in the second game of the doubleheader against Kansas City.
Santana went 6-for-9 with an RBI, a run scored, a double, and a stolen base in Sunday's double-header against the Royals on Sunday.
Kluber earned his second victory of the year against the Royals on Sunday as he went seven innings, giving up two earned runs on seven hits while striking out six.
Kipnis is not in the lineup
for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader with the Royals.
Bourn (finger) isn't likely to be ready to return from the DL when first eligible Tuesday, the Indians' official site
reports. "I don't think he's quite as comfortable as he'd like to be," manager Terry Francona said. "Knowing him, he wanted to like pick it up and go. So I kind of grabbed him [Saturday] and said, 'The artificial timetable of when you come off the DL, that's all it is. We'll just get you back when you're ready.' He's trying his [butt] off. It's not like we have to push him."
Bourn (finger) took some dry swings and was able to throw at a distance of 90 feet Saturday, the MLB.com
Brantley went 2-for-5 with a double and a triple in the Indians' loss to the Royals on Saturday.
Kazmir, who held the Royals to two runs on five hits over five innings Saturday, still took his first loss of the season
LaPorta (hip) is expected to head to Triple-A Columbus in a week or two after completing his rehab in extended spring training, the Cleveland Plain Dealer
reports. "He's still coming back from the hip procedure and he had a minor setback with a wrist injury," said Ross Atkins, Indians director of player development, "but he's been playing games in extended spring training and we'll send him to Columbus in the next week or so."
Bourn (finger) resumed light baseball activities Friday, including being cleared to do some light hitting drills, the team's official site