Raburn, Kipnis spark Indians over Blue Jays 10-7
CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn’s tiebreaking, two-run double capped a six-run fifth inning, Jason Kipnis had four hits and the Cleveland Indians overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-7 Sunday.
Kipnis also homered and drove in two runs for the Indians, who trailed 6-1 after a six-run fourth that included Devon Travis’ first career grand slam.
Michael Brantley’s two-run single off Jeff Francis (1-1) tied the score in the fifth and Raburn, batting for David Murphy, lined a double over third for an 8-6 lead.
Marc Rzepczynski (1-0) pitched a scoreless inning for the Indians, who gained a four-game series split with just their fourth win in 12 home games this year.
Toronto went 3-7 on its longest scheduled trip this season.