CLEVELAND-- The Cleveland Indians were swept by the defending World Series champion Houston Astros in the American League Division Series.
They fell to the Astros, 11-3, in Game 3
Mike Clevinger made his first career postseason start, but he's didn't show any signs of nervousness. He has nine strikeouts through five innings and got out of a bases loaded situation.
While the Indians have struggled offensively this series, their bats got to work in the third inning with a pair of singles from Yan Gomes and Jason Kipnis. Michael Brantley's knocked in Gomes to get Cleveland on the board.
Francisco Lindor hit a solo home run, his second of the series, in the fifth to make the game 2-1.
Trevor Bauer came in for Clevinger logged four strikeouts, but loaded the bases in the seventh and gave up three runs. Things continued to go downhill.
In the eighth inning, Cody Allen gave up a solo home run then Brad Hand gave up a three-run homer to make it 10-2.