Cleveland, OH, United States (4E Sports) – Asdrubal Cabrera had a three-run homer that lifted the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox, 7-4 Thursday at Progressive Field.
Michael Brantley’s RBI in the first with a one-out single off Red Sox starter Brandon Workman gave the Indians a 1-0 lead.
David Ortiz’s homer off Indians starter Corey Kluber gave the lead to the Red Sox, 2-1 in the sixth.
The Indians scored three runs in the sixth on an RBI single by Jason Kipnis and another clutch hit by David Murphy for a 4-2 lead.
The Red Sox tied it in the seventh inning on Brock Holt’s two-run single.
With two runners on, Cabrera drove a 0-1 pitch from Edward Mujica (2-2) into the Red Sox’s bullpen.
Carlos Carrasco (1-3), the Indians’ seventh pitcher, worked two innings.
Workman gave up three runs in five innings.
Kluber allowed four runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings. He blanked Boston over the first five innings.