Indians beat White Sox, set new record with 15 straight wins

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Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Cleveland Indians is greeted by Austin Jackson #26 after hitting a three run home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago White Sox
at Guaranteed Rate Field on September 7, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO– The Cleveland Indians set a new franchise record for consecutive wins with their victory Thursday night. The Tribe beat the White Sox in Chicago, 11-2.

Francisco Lindor hit a lead-off triple and scored on an Austin Jackson double. Still in the top of the first, Edwin Encarnacion blasted the ball to left for a three-run homer.

Indians ace Corey Kluber gave up two solo shots, making the score 4-2 after one inning. But he turned it around for 13 strikeouts.

Later, Lindor and Erik Gonzalez also hit home runs. That gave the Tribe a 7-2 lead.

In the seventh, Greg Allen got his first career MLB homer to score Lindor.

The Tribe beat the White Sox on Wednesday, 5-1, for 14 wins in a row. Carlos Carrasco pitched the complete game and had nine strikeouts.

The Indians return to Progressive Field on Friday to face the Orioles.

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