Orioles Use 8th-Inning Run to Beat Indians 4-3

CBS DC

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles struck out 10 times against Corey Kluber, trailed twice during the first six innings blew the lead in the eighth.

And still, they found a way to beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Friday night.

Chris Davis singled in the tiebreaking run, J.J. Hardy homered and Jimmy Paredes had three hits and scored twice for the Orioles, who have won five of six to move a season-high five games over .500 (39-34).

The hitting was important. Just as significant was the performance of starter Wei-Yin Chen, who helped Baltimore to keep it close despite of all those strikeouts.

“You’ve got to have a well-pitched game to compete against Kluber. He’s that good,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.

Chen allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings after being recalled before the game from a brief stint in the minor leagues. The left-hander departed with a…

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