Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Cleveland leads 1-0 (as of 9/27)

Game 1: Friday, September 27
Kansas City 3Final
Cleveland 8
Game 2: Saturday, September 28
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in 10
Cleveland 6
Game 3: Sunday, September 29
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Cleveland 7

Royals 3

(62-98, 25-54 away)

Indians 8

(72-88, 37-42 home)

    7:05 PM ET, September 27, 2002

    Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio 

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    KC 000001020 3 - -
    CLE 03102110 - 8 - -

    W: C. Sabathia (13-11)

    L: W. Obermueller (0-2)

    Game Notes

    THE SINGLE BY CLEVELAND'S ELLIS BURKS IN THE FIFTH INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.
    THE HOME RUN BY CLEVELAND'S JIM THOME IN THE THIRD INNING WAS HIS 51ST OF THE SEASON, BREAKING THE FRANCHISE RECORD FOR HOME RUNS IN A SEASON, WHICH WAS SET BY ALBERT BELLE IN 1995.