Junis (8-12) pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and fanning six as he secured the win Monday against Cleveland.

Junis looked sharp against a tough Indians starting nine, leaving the game with a four-run lead on 93 pitches (60 strikes). Although the Royals aren't in playoff contention, the 25-year-old has been a reliable starter in 2018, making 26 starts and posting a 4.32 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with 145 punchouts through 154 frames. His next turn through the rotation figures to come Sunday in Minnesota.

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