Kipnis powers Tribe past Tigers

Kipnis powers Tribe past Tigers

Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in four and Michael Brantley had four base hits to lead the Indians past the Tigers 9-3 in the first game of their four game series.

The Tribe trailed 3-0 until the seventh when they scored seven times to take command of the game. Kipnis drilled a three-run homer to make it 6-3 and blow it open. Asdrubal Cabrera followed him with a solo drive to make it back to back home runs.

Trevor Bauer threw six innings and allowed three runs to get the win and even is record at 4-4 on the year.

Nick Swisher also delivered a pair of hits and three RBIs.

The win pulled the Indians to 6.5 games back of Detroit in the Central Division.

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