BOSTON (AP) Jason Kipnis hit a three-run homer, Corey Kluber slowed down the majors’ top-scoring team for seven innings and the Cleveland Indians won their fifth straight game, beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Friday night.
Boston’s Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his hitting streak to 25 games with a solo home run. The Red Sox homered for a club-record 20th straight game, breaking their mark of 19 set in July 1996.
Kluber (3-5) allowed a run in each of the first two innings, but gave up just one hit over the next five. He allowed five hits, struck out six and walked two.
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Cody Allen struck out three in the ninth for his 10th save.
Coming off a pair of two-game series sweeps over Cincinnati, the Indians trailed 2-0 in the third before getting to Clay Buchholz (2-4) for four runs.