Tribe Continues September Surge, Tops Sox 8-1

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CHICAGO — The Tribe is continuing its September surge and closing in on the
#1 wild card spot in the American League.

They were two games out heading into Saturday’s game with Chicago and 1.5 games out of the second wild card spot.

The Indians got on the board first thanks to a homer from Asdrubal Cabrera to give the Tribe the 2-0 lead.

Later in the inning, Lonnie Chisenhall smashed the ball to almost the exact same spot. The 3-run shot put the Tribe up 5-0.

The star of the game was Ubaldo Jimenez, who went 8 innings, gave up 8 hits and struck out 8 batters as the Indians took the 8-1 win.