Indians Beat Phillies, 10-4
The Cleveland Indians blasted baseballs all over Citizen Bank Ballpark in Philadelphia enroute to a 10-4 win over the Phillies on Wednesday afternoon.
The Indians banged out 11 hits as Jason Kipnis led the way with 3 hits and 3 RBI on the day. His three-run homer in the 8th innning help put the game away for the Wahoos.
Corey Kluber had a quality start for Cleveland, going 6 innings, allowing 6 hits and 3 runs. He struck out 5 to push his record to 3-2.
Mark Reynolds ripped a 2-run double in the 3rd innings, but the Phillies answered with a run in the bottom of the inning.
Mike Aviles hit a solo homer in the fourth, and Nick Swisher knocked a two-run shot in the 5th as Cleveland built a 5-1 lead.
Jimmy Rollins delivered two runs in the bottom of the 5th inning to make things a little uncomfortable for the Indians.
Asdrubal Cabrera came to the rescue in the top of the 6th inning with a two-run single for a 7-3 lead.
That set the stage for the Jason Kipnis homer in the 8th with two men on to give the Indians a 10-3 lead. Philadelphia scored one run in the bottom of the ninth for the final score of 10-4.
Cleveland is off on Thursday and begins a home series on Friday night against the Seattle Mariners.