Indians win 9th in row, beat Chisox 5-4 on hit batter in 9th

CHICAGO (AP) Brandon Guyer dreamed of coming through in a big spot and driving in the winning run. He just never envisioned a scenario quite like what played out Saturday night.

The pinch-hitter was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth inning for the go-ahead run and the Cleveland Indians won their ninth straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-4.

''That's not how I want to do it,'' Guyer said. ''But at the end of the day, I helped our team win the game, so I'll take it.''

Indians starter Corey Kluber struck out 12. The AL Central leaders sent the White Sox to their 14th loss in 15 games.

Kluber allowed four runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings. He has had double-digit strikeouts in eight of his last nine starts.

It was 4-all when Aaron Bummer (0-1) walked Carlos Santana with two outs in the ninth, and Austin Jackson singled. Gregory Infante relieved and hit Yan Gomes with a pitch, then plunked Guyer in the shoulder to force in a run.

''That's not kind of the way you want to write it up,'' Chicago manager Rick Renteria said.

Andrew Miller (4-3) pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings for the win. Cody Allen got three outs for his 19th save.

Miller worked out of jams in the seventh and eighth, stranding a total of five runners.

''I don't think people quite maybe comprehend how much he competes,'' Cleveland manager Terry Francona said of Miller. ''You look at the stuff and it's obvious. But the competitor in him . he throws his best stuff when the game's on the line.''

Edwin Encarnacion hit an RBI single during a three-run third that made it 4-0.

Jose Abreu hit his 19th homer, a three-run drive, in the bottom half.

The White Sox tied it at 4 in the sixth on a bloop double by Tim Anderson.

That set the stage for Guyer.

''It's hard because you want to go out there and check on him,'' Francona said, ''but you're so happy the run scored.''

SLICK MOVES

Chicago prized prospect Yoan Moncada hasn't hit his stride yet at the plate, but made two excellent defensive plays at second base on consecutive pitches in the fourth inning.

First, Moncada ranged between the second base bag to field a grounder by Erik Gonzalez. Then, with all his momentum moving in the opposite direction, fired a strike to first base for the out.

The second play was equally impressive. Bradley Zimmer dropped a seemingly perfect drag bunt that just got past the pitcher, but Moncada raced in, fielded the ball and threw it to first base from his glove to just nab Zimmer.

''That (first one) is probably one of the best catches and quickest releases that you've ever seen,'' Renteria said. ''It was on the shortstop side. That was a little (Robinson) Cano-ish.''

Moncada on the second play: ''I made a play like that in my first year with Boston. It was Class A, but that was the only time before that I made it.''

ROSTER MOVES

The Indians claimed RHP Diego Moreno off waivers from Tampa Bay to add bullpen depth to the organization. To make room on the 40-man roster, LHP Boone Logan was transferred from the 10-day DL to the 60-day DL. Moreno then was optioned to Triple-A Columbus.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Indians: INF Jason Kipnis was supposed to begin a rehab assignment Saturday night with Triple-A Columbus, but the game at Norfolk was rained out.

White Sox: INF/OF Leury Garcia (sprained finger left hand) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday night, going 0 for 4 and playing center field. He was placed on the 10-day DL on June 19 and the injury healed more slowly than expected.

UP NEXT

Indians RHP Josh Tomlin (7-9, 5.59 ERA) allowed a total of 10 runs in 4 1/3 innings in two starts against Chicago earlier this season and will look to turn things around in the series finale. White Sox LHP Carlos Rodon (1-4, 6.29) has a 4-1 record with a 2.45 ERA against Cleveland in his career.

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CLE57-45
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CHW39-62
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  • W: A. Miller (4-3)L: A. Bummer (0-1)S: C. Allen (19)
  • HR: CHW - J. Abreu (19)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
B. Zimmer CF41100203.280.345.455.8004.0
F. Lindor SS41200000.271.331.461.7925.0
M. Brantley LF40110014.300.361.448.8102.5
E. Encarnacion DH41110122.258.378.479.8573.0
J. Ramirez 3B-2B50000014.318.372.562.934-0.5
C. Santana 1B12100400.248.349.437.7857.0
A. Jackson RF50210006.331.414.508.9234.0
Y. Gomes C30010002.228.319.366.6852.0
E. Gonzalez 2B40000021.284.293.432.726-1.0
a- B. Guyer PH00010000.222.314.322.6362.0
G. Urshela 3B00000000.189.286.243.5290.0
  • a-hit by pitch for Gonzalez in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Cabrera LF51400002.295.336.436.7716.0
Y. Sanchez DH40100035.257.315.382.697-0.5
J. Abreu 1B41131123.293.349.519.8678.0
Y. Moncada 2B40000033.118.268.294.562-0.5
M. Davidson 3B50000043.235.278.485.763-2.0
O. Narvaez C30000010.267.359.311.669-0.5
a- K. Smith PH-C10000013.261.286.333.619-0.5
A. Hanson RF41300010.242.286.347.6326.5
W. Garcia RF00000000.261.323.455.7780.0
T. Anderson SS30110011.237.259.355.6142.5
A. Engel CF21000101.218.301.345.6453.0
  • a-struck out for Narvaez in the 7th
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Brantley (20), A. Jackson (10)
  • SF - M. Brantley (4), Y. Gomes (2)
  • SH - F. Lindor (5)
  • RBI - M. Brantley (49), E. Encarnacion (60), A. Jackson (17), Y. Gomes (28), B. Guyer (13)
  • 2-Out RBI - A. Jackson (8), B. Guyer (5)
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Cabrera (17), A. Hanson (3), T. Anderson (13)
  • HR - J. Abreu (19)
  • SH - Y. Sanchez (6), T. Anderson (2)
  • RBI - J. Abreu 3 (66), T. Anderson (29)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Abreu 3 (25), T. Anderson (14)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - F. Lindor (6)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - A. Hanson (5)
FIELDING
  • E - J. Ramirez (9)
FIELDING
  • E - T. Clippard (2), A. Hanson (4)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
C. Kluber6.194411212.900.9910.0
A. Miller (W, 4-3)1.21001301.520.739.5
C. Allen (S, 19)1.00000102.741.2410.5
PITCHERSIP
C. Kluber6.1
A. Miller (W, 4-3)1.2
C. Allen (S, 19)1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Gonzalez6.06433404.591.5011.0
T. Clippard1.00002104.991.391.5
J. Petricka0.21001008.031.86-2.0
A. Bummer (L, 0-1)1.01111109.001.50-4.5
G. Infante0.10000004.451.520.0
PITCHING
  • IBB - C. Kluber (2)
  • HBP - C. Kluber (2), A. Miller (4)
  • Pitches-Strikes - C. Kluber 98-72, A. Miller 30-21, C. Allen 16-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Kluber 3-4, A. Miller 2-0, C. Allen 1-1
  • Batters Faced - C. Kluber 30, A. Miller 8, C. Allen 3
PITCHING
  • WP - T. Clippard (7)
  • HBP - G. Infante 2 (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Gonzalez 107-71, T. Clippard 26-13, J. Petricka 16-8, A. Bummer 21-13, G. Infante 11-5
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Gonzalez 9-6, T. Clippard 1-2, J. Petricka 1-1, A. Bummer 1-1
  • Batters Faced - M. Gonzalez 28, T. Clippard 6, J. Petricka 4, A. Bummer 5, G. Infante 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
B. Zimmer CF41100203.280.345.455.8004.0
F. Lindor SS41200000.271.331.461.7925.0
M. Brantley LF40110014.300.361.448.8102.5
E. Encarnacion DH41110122.258.378.479.8573.0
J. Ramirez 3B-2B50000014.318.372.562.934-0.5
C. Santana 1B12100400.248.349.437.7857.0
A. Jackson RF50210006.331.414.508.9234.0
Y. Gomes C30010002.228.319.366.6852.0
E. Gonzalez 2B40000021.284.293.432.726-1.0
a- B. Guyer PH00010000.222.314.322.6362.0
G. Urshela 3B00000000.189.286.243.5290.0
Total3458507622-----
  • a-hit by pitch for Gonzalez in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Cabrera LF51400002.295.336.436.7716.0
Y. Sanchez DH40100035.257.315.382.697-0.5
J. Abreu 1B41131123.293.349.519.8678.0
Y. Moncada 2B40000033.118.268.294.562-0.5
M. Davidson 3B50000043.235.278.485.763-2.0
O. Narvaez C30000010.267.359.311.669-0.5
a- K. Smith PH-C10000013.261.286.333.619-0.5
A. Hanson RF41300010.242.286.347.6326.5
W. Garcia RF00000000.261.323.455.7780.0
T. Anderson SS30110011.237.259.355.6142.5
A. Engel CF21000101.218.301.345.6453.0
Total354104121621-----
  • a-struck out for Narvaez in the 7th
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Brantley (20), A. Jackson (10)
  • SF - M. Brantley (4), Y. Gomes (2)
  • SH - F. Lindor (5)
  • RBI - M. Brantley (49), E. Encarnacion (60), A. Jackson (17), Y. Gomes (28), B. Guyer (13)
  • 2-Out RBI - A. Jackson (8), B. Guyer (5)
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Cabrera (17), A. Hanson (3), T. Anderson (13)
  • HR - J. Abreu (19)
  • SH - Y. Sanchez (6), T. Anderson (2)
  • RBI - J. Abreu 3 (66), T. Anderson (29)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Abreu 3 (25), T. Anderson (14)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - F. Lindor (6)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - A. Hanson (5)
FIELDING
  • E - J. Ramirez (9)
FIELDING
  • E - T. Clippard (2), A. Hanson (4)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
C. Kluber6.194411212.900.9910.0
A. Miller (W, 4-3)1.21001301.520.739.5
C. Allen (S, 19)1.00000102.741.2410.5
Total9.010442161---
PITCHERSIP
C. Kluber6.1
A. Miller (W, 4-3)1.2
C. Allen (S, 19)1.0
Total9.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Gonzalez6.06433404.591.5011.0
T. Clippard1.00002104.991.391.5
J. Petricka0.21001008.031.86-2.0
A. Bummer (L, 0-1)1.01111109.001.50-4.5
G. Infante0.10000004.451.520.0
Total9.0854760---
PITCHERSIP
M. Gonzalez6.0
T. Clippard1.0
J. Petricka0.2
A. Bummer (L, 0-1)1.0
G. Infante0.1
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • IBB - C. Kluber (2)
  • HBP - C. Kluber (2), A. Miller (4)
  • Pitches-Strikes - C. Kluber 98-72, A. Miller 30-21, C. Allen 16-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Kluber 3-4, A. Miller 2-0, C. Allen 1-1
  • Batters Faced - C. Kluber 30, A. Miller 8, C. Allen 3
PITCHING
  • WP - T. Clippard (7)
  • HBP - G. Infante 2 (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Gonzalez 107-71, T. Clippard 26-13, J. Petricka 16-8, A. Bummer 21-13, G. Infante 11-5
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Gonzalez 9-6, T. Clippard 1-2, J. Petricka 1-1, A. Bummer 1-1
  • Batters Faced - M. Gonzalez 28, T. Clippard 6, J. Petricka 4, A. Bummer 5, G. Infante 3
  • 9TH INNING
    Guyer hit by pitch, Santana scored, Jackson to third, Gomes to second54
  • 6TH INNING
    Anderson doubled to right, Hanson scored44
  • 3RD INNING
    Abreu homered to left center, Engel and Cabrera scored43
    Jackson doubled to left center, Encarnacion scored, Santana to third40
    Encarnacion singled to center, Lindor scored30
    Brantley hit sacrifice fly to center, Zimmer scored, Lindor to third20
  • 2ND INNING
    Gomes hit sacrifice fly to center, Santana scored10
  • 9TH INNING
    • Willy Garcia in right
    • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging
    • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
    • C. Santana: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Santana walked
    • A. Jackson: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Jackson singled to right, Santana to second
    • Gregory Infante relieved Aaron Bummer
    • Y. Gomes: Ball, Gomes hit by pitch, Santana to third, Jackson to second
    • Brandon Guyer hit for Erik Gonzalez
    • B. Guyer: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Guyer hit by pitch, Santana scored, Jackson to third, Gomes to second
    • B. Zimmer: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Zimmer flied out to deep left
    • Middle of the 9th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Cody Allen relieved Andrew Miller
    • Giovanny Urshela at third
    • Jose Ramirez at second
    • J. Abreu: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Abreu lined out to right
    • Y. Moncada: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Moncada struck out looking
    • M. Davidson: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Davidson grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Jake Petricka relieved Tyler Clippard
    • Y. Gomes: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gomes flied out to left
    • E. Gonzalez: Foul, Strike looking, Gonzalez grounded out to third
    • B. Zimmer: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Zimmer walked
    • F. Lindor: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Lindor singled to left, Zimmer to third
    • Aaron Bummer relieved Jake Petricka
    • M. Brantley: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Brantley flied out to left
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A. Miller Pitching:
    • A. Hanson: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Hanson singled to right
    • T. Anderson: Anderson hit sacrifice bunt to third, Hanson to second
    • A. Engel: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Engel walked
    • M. Cabrera: Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cabrera reached on fielder's choice to third, Hanson out at third, Engel to third on 3rd baseman Ramirez fielding error
    • Y. Sanchez: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging
    • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
  • 7TH INNING
    • Tyler Clippard relieved Miguel Gonzalez
    • F. Lindor: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lindor safe at first on Clippard fielding error
    • M. Brantley: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike swinging, Lindor stole second
    • E. Encarnacion: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion walked
    • J. Ramirez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez popped out to shortstop
    • C. Santana: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lindor to third, Encarnacion to second on wild pitch, Ball, Santana walked
    • A. Jackson: Jackson flied out to left
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • M. Cabrera: Ball, Cabrera doubled to deep right center
    • Y. Sanchez: Sanchez hit sacrifice bunt to third, Cabrera to third
    • J. Abreu: Abreu intentionally walked
    • Andrew Miller relieved Corey Kluber
    • Y. Moncada: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Moncada hit by pitch, Abreu to second
    • M. Davidson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Davidson struck out swinging
    • Kevan Smith hit for Omar Narvaez
    • K. Smith: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Smith struck out swinging
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • Y. Gomes: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Gomes flied out to left
    • E. Gonzalez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul tip, Gonzalez struck out on foul tip
    • B. Zimmer: Strike looking, Ball, Zimmer grounded out to first
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • M. Davidson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Davidson struck out swinging
    • O. Narvaez: Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Narvaez struck out swinging
    • A. Hanson: Hanson doubled to deep right
    • T. Anderson: Strike swinging, Anderson doubled to right, Hanson scored
    • A. Engel: Strike looking, Engel grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • M. Brantley: Brantley doubled to deep right center
    • E. Encarnacion: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging
    • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Ramirez struck out looking
    • C. Santana: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Santana walked
    • A. Jackson: Jackson grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • A. Engel: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Engel lined out to left
    • M. Cabrera: Strike looking, Cabrera singled to left center
    • Y. Sanchez: Sanchez singled to center, Cabrera to second
    • J. Abreu: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Abreu struck out swinging
    • Y. Moncada: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Moncada struck out looking
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • E. Gonzalez: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Gonzalez grounded out to second
    • B. Zimmer: Zimmer grounded bunt out to second
    • F. Lindor: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Lindor grounded out to pitcher
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • M. Davidson: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Davidson struck out looking
    • O. Narvaez: Strike looking, Foul, Narvaez lined out to second
    • A. Hanson: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hanson singled to center
    • T. Anderson: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Hanson stole second, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Anderson struck out swinging
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • B. Zimmer: Strike looking, Zimmer singled to right center
    • F. Lindor: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Lindor singled to right, Zimmer to third, Lindor to second
    • M. Brantley: Ball, Strike looking, Brantley hit sacrifice fly to center, Zimmer scored, Lindor to third
    • E. Encarnacion: Foul, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion singled to center, Lindor scored
    • J. Ramirez: Ball, Ramirez fouled out to first
    • C. Santana: Strike looking, Santana singled to right, Encarnacion to second
    • A. Jackson: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Jackson doubled to left center, Encarnacion scored, Santana to third
    • Y. Gomes: Gomes grounded out to third
    • Middle of the 3rd (2 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • T. Anderson: Ball, Ball, Anderson lined out to center
    • A. Engel: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Engel hit by pitch
    • M. Cabrera: Foul, Cabrera reached on an infield single to shortstop, Engel to second
    • Y. Sanchez: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging
    • J. Abreu: Abreu homered to left center, Engel and Cabrera scored
    • Y. Moncada: Strike looking, Moncada flied out to deep center
    • End of the 3rd (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ramirez grounded out to first
    • C. Santana: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Santana walked
    • A. Jackson: Ball, Ball, Jackson safe at first on 2nd baseman Hanson fielding error, Santana to third, Jackson to second
    • Y. Gomes: Strike looking, Gomes hit sacrifice fly to center, Santana scored
    • E. Gonzalez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Gonzalez struck out looking
    • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • M. Davidson: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Davidson struck out swinging
    • O. Narvaez: Narvaez grounded out to shortstop
    • A. Hanson: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Hanson struck out swinging
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • M. Gonzalez Pitching:
    • B. Zimmer: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Zimmer walked
    • F. Lindor: Lindor hit sacrifice bunt to third, Zimmer to second
    • M. Brantley: Strike looking, Brantley lined out to right
    • E. Encarnacion: Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • C. Kluber Pitching:
    • M. Cabrera: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cabrera singled to center
    • Y. Sanchez: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging
    • J. Abreu: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Abreu struck out swinging
    • Y. Moncada: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Moncada struck out looking
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)