PHOTO GALLERY: Cleveland Indians beat Los Angeles Angels; Rock N Blast rocks Progressive Field crowd
The Indians tied a club record with eight stolen bases, Jose Ramirez and Mike Napoli extended their hit streaks the Tribe beat the Angels, 13-3 on Friday night in front of 27,014 at Progressive Field.
The Tribe has outscored Los Angeles, 27-7, in this four game series’ first two games, and leads the Tigers by five games in the American League Central (six in the loss column).
The Tribe stole eight bases, tying the club’s single-game record set in 1917. Rajai Davis and Jose Ramirez each stole three bases; Davis leads the AL with 31 and is fourth in baseball. Ramirez now has 17 steals this year, tied for seventh in the AL. Francisco Lindor (15) and Jason Kipnis (11) also stole bases.
- Ramirez extended his hit streak to 16 games, during which he’s hitting .453 (29-64) with 14 runs, seven steals and 10 RBI. He hit his eighth homer, a solo shot, in the seventh
- Mike Napoli extended his hit streak to 12 games, during which he’s hitting .432 (19-44)
- Kipnis went 4-for-5 and is batting .365 since the All-Star break
- Brandon Guyer had three hits, including a homer, walked and drove in five – the latter being a career high; in his first 14 ABs with the Indians, he has seven hits and three walks
- Carlos Carrasco allowed three runs in seven innings, striking out eight