Aviles' 10th-inning homer gives Indians sweep of Rays
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 4-3 victory and four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
Corey Kluber struck out 14 over eight innings. Brian Shaw (1-1) pitched one scoreless inning for the win, and Cody Allen struck out the side in the 10th to earn his 15th save in 16 opportunities.
Aviles homered off Xavier Cedeno (1-0), extending Tampa Bay's losing streak to five games. Michael Brantley had a RBI single and sacrifice fly for the Indians, who also got run-scoring singles from Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor.