Bauer Holds Mariners in Check to Give Tribe Sixth Win in Row
SEATTLE (AP) — Trevor Bauer pitched 7 1/3 strong innings and Rajah Davis homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to their sixth straight victory with a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Bauer (4-2) gave up one run while scattering five hits. He walked one and struck out 10 to earn his first victory since May 10. Bryan Shaw got the final two outs in the eighth and Cody Allen worked the ninth to pick up his 12th save in 13 opportunities.
It's the longest win streak for the Indians since Aug. 25-31 and extended their lead over Kansas City in the AL Central to 2 1/2 games.
James Paxton (0-2) took the loss for the Mariners, who have dropped four straight. He allowed all three runs — just one earned — on five hits. He walked one and struck out 10 in six innings.
Miley vs. Anderson as series vs. Indians continues
SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners' series against the Cleveland Indians continues this evening.
Wade Miley will get the start for Seattle. He gave up 12 hits and 9 runs last Thursday to San Diego but didn't get the decision with the Mariners rallying for a 16-13 win. Miley has had just two career starts against the Indians -- going 0-1 with an 8.22 ERA.
The Indians will start Cody Anderson. Anderson had his best outing — and only win — of the season on May 23. He lasted seven innings, allowing five hits, one run, no walks, and nine strikeouts in a 5-1 win over the White Sox.