Indians 6, Phillies 0

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

CLEVELAND -- The only thing hotter than the Cleveland Indians is their right fielder.
Ryan Raburn went 4-for-5 to extend his blistering pace to 12-for-14 over the past four games, as the Indians beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Wednesday night, Cleveland's fourth win in a row.
Raburn had three singles, a double, and two RBIs to pace a 14-hit attack by the Indians, who have outscored their opponents 39-5 during their winning streak. During his four-game run, Raburn has one double, four home runs and nine RBIs.
Trevor Bauer (1-1) pitched five scoreless innings, and beating former Indians Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee (2-2).
Cleveland has now beaten four Cy Young Award winners this year: R.A. Dickey, David Price, Roy Halladay and Lee. The wins over Halladay and Lee came on consecutive nights in the two-game series. The Indians outscored the Phillies in the 20-2 and out-hit them 31-8.
It's been a remarkable offensive turnaround for the Indians, who were held to three runs or fewer in 14 of their first 21 games.
Bauer and four relievers combined on a three-hitter.
Bauer was making his second start of the season, his first at Progressive Field. In his first start, April 6 in Tampa Bay, the rookie walked four batters in the first inning and seven overall in five innings in a 6-0 loss.
He was equally wild but more effective Wednesday, holding the Phillies hitless until Dominic Brown's two-out single in the fourth inning. Bauer walked six, but he also struck out five and only allowed the one hit.
The Indians took an early 4-0 lead. Mike Aviles' sacrifice fly in the second inning put Cleveland on top.
In the third, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run double into the left field corner, and Cabrera later scored on an infield single by Ryan Raburn, giving Cleveland a 4-0 lead.
Raburn's RBI double in the fifth made it 5-0, and Drew Stubbs added an run-scoring single in the seventh.
Michael Brantley had three hits for the Indians. Brown collected two of Philadelphia's three hits.
NOTES: Cleveland optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Triple-A Columbus in order to clear a roster spot for Bauer, who was recalled from the minors to make the start. ... Indians C Carlos Santana finished April with an American League-leading .389 average. ... Delmon Young's home run Tuesday in his first at-bat of the season made him the first player to homer in his first at-bat with the Phillies since Hector Luna on May 16, 2012. ... Lee's start Wednesday was his first vs. Cleveland, the only team in the majors he had never faced.

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