Indians tie club record with 8 steals, rout Angels 13-3

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CLEVELAND – Rajai Davis and Jose Ramirez each stole three bases and the Cleveland Indians tied a franchise record with eight, Brandon Guyer drove in five runs and the Indians routed the Los Angeles Angels 13-3 on Friday night.

Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor also stole bases to help Cleveland match the record that was first accomplished Aug. 27, 1917, against the Washington Senators. The eight steals allowed also are the most in club history for the Angels.

Guyer homered in the second and had two-run singles in the fifth and eighth. Ramirez was 3 for 5 with a home run — extending his hitting streak to 16 games — and Kipnis was 4 for 5 for the AL Central leaders.

Carlos Carrasco (8-6) allowed three runs in seven innings and won for the first time since July 20.

Tyler Skaggs (1-1) gave up seven runs in five innings for the Angels. Albert Pujols drove in two runs and Kole Calhoun homered.

Los Angeles has lost eight in a row, its longest losing streak since 1999.