Bauer leads Indians to first home win, defeat White Sox 4-2 - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Bauer leads Indians to first home win, defeat White Sox 4-2

Indians vs. White Sox (Source: WOIO) Indians vs. White Sox (Source: WOIO)

The Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2 for their first home win of the 2015 season. 

Trevor Bauer took the mound for the Indians, pitching six innings, giving up two runs in the Indians victory on Wednesday. Bauer had a no-hitter going after three innings, giving up his first hit in the fourth inning. The first hit of the game would come off the bat of Lonnie Chisenhall in the third inning. Perez would lay a sacrifice bunt to move Chisenhall but the catcher missed the throw to second. After another sacrifice bunt by Ramirez, Bourn would hit Chisenhall in to give the Indians a 1-0 lead. 

After three hitless innings, Bauer would find himself in trouble, the White Sox loaded the bases with one out. Bauer would escape the bases loaded threat, not allowing a single run. In the bottom half of the fourth, Lonnie Chisenhall would hit a double to right field, scoring two, giving the Indians a 3-0 lead.  

In the fourth the Indians would add to their lead, Kipnis would steal second base after a walk, Santana hits a single to right field, scoring Kipnis. Indians up on the White Sox 4-0 after five innings. 

The White Sox would finally get on the board in the six inning. Alexei Ramirez would hit in Adam LaRoche. Moments later J.B. Shuck would hit in Conor Gillaspie to cut the Indians lead to 4-2. 

Trevor Bauer's day would end after six innings, giving up four hits, two earned runs and striking out eight. Cody Allen would get the save. 

Indians improve to 3-5 on the season and would split the short two game series against the White Sox, 1-1. Next up for the Indians is a nine-game road trip, starting at Minnesota against the Twins on Friday. The Indians return home on April 27, against the defending AL Champion Kansas City Royals. 

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