Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates
PITTSBURGH — Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday night in a game that stretched past midnight.
Bourn’s two-run single in the eighth inning extended the Indians’lead to 5-2 after Cleveland loaded the bases on a walk to David Murphy and singles by Yan Gomes and Giovanny Urshela.
Moss opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the second and Bourn had an RBI double in the fourth inning to put Cleveland ahead 3-0.
The Indians won their fifth straight and snapped the Pirates’ three-game win streak.
Bauer (7-5) allowed two runs and three hits in 6 1/3 innings. Cody Allen pitched a perfect ninth to complete the three-hitter and get his 16th save.
Charlie Morton (6-2) gave up three runs and four hits in six innings.