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Tribe take 2 from Sox

CLEVELAND (AP) ― Shelley Duncan’s RBI double in the eighth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a soggy 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader.

Duncan ripped a pitch from left-hander Matt Thornton (1-2) into the left-field corner, scoring Asdrubal Cabrera.

The first-place Indians won the opener 8-6. The White Sox have lost six of seven.

Cleveland’s Josh Tomlin allowed five hits in 7 1/3 innings ― most of the final three in a steady downpour.

He struck out a career-high eight, allowed two walks and maintained his control despite slick, slippery conditions on the mound.

Joe Smith (2-1) gave up a game-tying single after a lengthy rain delay, but got two outs and was credited with the win after Duncan’s single.

Tony Sipp worked the ninth for his first save.

The Indians are 8-3 in their past 11.

Sipp gave up a two-out walk to pinch-hitter Paul Konerko before striking out Tyler Flowers for his second career save ― first since July 23, 2010.

Cleveland’s Travis Hafner homered and tripled in the opener. He struck out twice in the second game but was hit by a pitch for the 79th time in his career, tying him with Nap Lajoie for the team record.

NY Mets 5, Philadelphia 2

Texas 14, Baltimore 3

Chicago Cubs 5, Atlanta 1

Miami 4, Houston 0

Boston 11, Kansas City 5

Cincinnati 6, Milwaukee 1

LA Angels 8, Minnesota 3

Seattle 3, Detroit 2

St. Louis 9, Arizona 6

San Diego 3, Colorado 2

LA Dodgers 9, San Francisco 1
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