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SportDevers extends hit streak to 8, Red Sox beat Indians 5-1

00:17  15 august  2019
00:17  15 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Rafael Devers homered and singled, extending his robust hit streak to eight straight at-bats, and Xander Bogaerts connected twice to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.

Devers went 6 for 6 with four doubles Tuesday night in Boston's 7-6, 10-inning win. A day later, he singled in the first inning and hit a solo home run in the third before being retired on a comebacker in the fifth.

Indians strike in ninth to knock off Red Sox

Indians strike in ninth to knock off Red Sox After the Sox rallied to tie it in the top of the ninth, Carlos Santana led off the bottom half with a home run to win it for Cleveland.

TORONTO (AP) — The streaking Red Sox have had plenty to be pleased about in recent weeks.

TORONTO (AP) — The streaking Red Sox have had plenty to be pleased about in recent weeks.

The MLB record for consecutive hits is 12, last accomplished by Detroit's Walt Dropo in 1952. Pinky Higgins got 12 straight for the Red Sox in 1938.

BOX SCORE: RED SOX 5, INDIANS 1

Bogaerts hit a solo drive in the third — his 100th career homer — and had a three-run shot in the seventh as Boston kept its modest postseason hopes alive. The Red Sox entered the day 8 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay for the second AL wild-card spot.

Devers and Bogaerts opened the scoring in the third with back-to-back home runs off Shane Bieber (12-5). Bogaerts' drive off Nick Goody gave him his fourth multi-homer game of the season.

Boston used seven pitchers with right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (1-0) working two innings for his first win since last Sept. 24. Left-hander Brian Johnson started and allowed an unearned run in 2 2/3 innings.

Indians manager Francona undergoes eye surgery

Indians manager Francona undergoes eye surgery Indians manager Terry Francona has undergone eye surgery and his availability for the game against Houston was uncertain. © APWF Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez, left, is congratulated by Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona after Perez hit a solo home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros, Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) A team spokesman said the surgery was unexpected. The 60-year-old Francona had his daily pregame news conference canceled by the team shortly before it was scheduled to begin Thursday night.

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TORONTO (AP) — The streaking Red Sox have had plenty to be pleased about in recent weeks. Devers came off the disabled list and hit a two-run home run, Brian Johnson pitched a season-high seven innings to win his second straight start and the Red Sox extended their winning streak to six

Devers extends hit streak to 8, Red Sox beat Indians 5-1© Provided by The Associated Press Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland scored its only run in the third when Francisco Lindor singled, advanced on errors by Bogaerts and Devers, and scored on a Johnson wild pitch. The Indians continue to lead the AL wild-card race.

Bieber allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings, losing for the second time in 10 starts since June 25. The All-Star Game MVP struck out eight, including his 200th of the year.

Left-hander Logan Allen, acquired from San Diego in a three-team trade that also included Cincinnati on July 31, made his Indians debut by pitching 2 1/3 innings.

Cleveland outfielder Yasiel Puig served the third and final game of his suspension for taking part in an on-field altercation with the Reds against Pittsburgh. The Cuban-born slugger was sworn in as a United States citizen earlier in the day in Miami.

Bauer posts emotional tribute to Indians career

Bauer posts emotional tribute to Indians career Trevor Bauer is a complicated man, but no matter your view of his actions or personal proclivities, you can't deny he wears his heart on his sleeve. It should be no shock, therefore, that Bauer posted a professionally-edited and highly emotional reflection on his time in Cleveland, centered around the magic of the 2017 Tribe's 22-game winning streak. Thank you, Cleveland. pic.twitter.com/OJ4mxCKbq4— Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) August 1, 2019 Perhaps we didn't expect him to get quite this introspective, though. Bauer's reflections here are impressively genuine, and the production value is very high.

Red Sox : To make room on the roster for Devers , the Red Sox optioned INF Tony Renda to Triple-A Pawtucket. … OF Mookie Betts stayed in the game after being hit on the left hand by Borucki pitched eight shutout innings to beat the Mariners for his first major league win in his previous outing, Aug.

Rafael Devers sure knows how to extend a hit streak in style. The Boston Red Sox third baseman entered Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers with an After grounding out in his first at-bat, Devers launched one over the left field wall at Comerica Park, extending his hit streak to nine games and

KLUBER COMEBACK

Indians RHP Corey Kluber (right forearm fracture), who has been on the injured list since May 2, will make his third rehab start Sunday for Triple-A Columbus at Charlotte. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner pitched four innings, allowing one run, for Double-A Akron on Tuesday. "His velocity is starting to tick up a bit," manager Terry Francona said. "By all accounts, he looked like Kluber."

TRAINER'S ROOM

Red Sox: RHP Heath Hembree (right elbow inflammation) has been on the 10-day injured list since August 2, but there is no timetable for his return. He received a plasma-rich platelet injection last week and has not been cleared to resume baseball activities.

Indians: RHP Dan Otero (right shoulder inflammation) is scheduled to pitch on back-to-back days this weekend for Double-A Akron. The 34-year-old has made nine total rehab appearances with three minor league teams, posting a 4.15 ERA in 8 2/3 innings.

UP NEXT

Red Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (10-9, 5.67 ERA) faces Baltimore in the opener of a three-game series Friday at Fenway Park. He has an 8.28 ERA over his last nine starts, allowing 42 earned runs in 45 2/3 innings.

Indians' Carrasco set for 1st rehab assignment since leukemia diagnosis

Indians' Carrasco set for 1st rehab assignment since leukemia diagnosis Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco could be shaping up to be one of the feel-good stories of the baseball season. 

Jose Ramirez had four hits , including a homer, Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley each added a solo blast, and the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night, extending Cleveland's winning streak to eight games. Post to Facebook.

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Indians: RHP Adam Plutko (4-3, 4.68 ERA) starts at Yankee Stadium for the first time in his career as Cleveland begins a four-game series in New York. He is 1-1 with a 5.47 ERA in five road appearances this season.

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