Carlos Carrasco and Andrew Miller combined on a four-hitter, Carlos Santana homered in the eighth inning and the Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Monday night.
Jose Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Brett Cecil in the eighth inning and the Indians rallied to win the series between AL division leaders.
Following a game-ending inside-the-park homer by Naquin on Friday night, the Indians fought back with a five-run fourth but couldn’t add on in a 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night.
Naquin’s mad dash capped a two-run rally. Toronto took a 2-1 lead into the ninth in a matchup of AL division leaders.
The AL Central-leading Indians scored a single run in each of the last five innings to overtake Chicago. Cleveland improved to 6-2 on an 11-game homestand.
Next game is Aug. 28
Adam Eaton belted a grand slam off Cody Allen with one out in the ninth inning, leading Chicago to a 10-7 win over the Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Kluber’s latest win helped Cleveland open a six-game lead over second-place Detroit in the AL Central.
Was named All-Ohio first team as junior (9-0, 0.55 ERA) in 2015; fourth area pitcher to KSU in last decade
David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and Jackie Bradley Jr. added a solo shot in the sixth inning Monday, rallying the Boston Red Sox over the Cleveland Indians 3-2.
Jason Kipnis belts 20th home run in 5-4 win to complete sweep
Cleveland scored three times in the first inning on an RBI double by Jose Ramirez and Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-run single. Chris Gimenez added an RBI single in the sixth.
Rajai Davis and Jose Ramirez each stole three bases to help Cleveland tie the franchise record with eight and the Indians routed Los Angeles 13-3.
Napoli’s three-run homer, his 29th, highlighted a four-run fifth. He also had an RBI double in the second.
Alex Rodriguez’s time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless controversies.