Kluber fires 3-hitter as Indians blank Orioles 12-0

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BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 19: Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter in the ninth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 19, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

BALTIMORE — Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his fifth career shutout, Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana homered and the Cleveland Indians overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 12-0 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight victory.

Santana and Austin Jackson had three RBIs apiece for the AL Central leaders, whose recent surge has lifted them to a season-best six games over .500 (37-31).

Cleveland batted around in the fourth and fifth innings and sent eight men to the plate in a three-run sixth that made it 11-0. The Indians banged out a season-high 10 extra-base hits, including seven doubles.

Kluber (6-2) struck out 11 and walked none in

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