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Nick Swisher, Corey Kluber Lead Cleveland Indians Back to .500 Mark

July 12th, 2014 at 8:07 AM
By Jeff D. Gorman

Nick Swisher's fifth-inning home run put the Cleveland Indians ahead to stay in a 7-4 home victory over the Chicago White Sox.

The win brought Cleveland back to the .500 mark with a record of 46-46.

Lonnie Chisenhall tied the score at 4-4 in the fifth inning when he singled to score Asdrubal Cabrera.

Swisher then blasted a 415-foot home run to center field, his eighth of the season, to put Cleveland on top 6-4.

Carlos Santana added an insurance run in the seventh inning when he doubled to score Michael Brantley.

Corey Kluber (9-6) pitched six innings and gave up four runs. He walked two and struck out five. 

John Axford, Bryan Shaw and Cody Allen each pitched a scoreless inning to preserve the victory, as Allen collected his 11 save by striking out the side.

Tags: Baseball, Cleveland, Cleveland Indians, MLB

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