The Indians pulled away late when Gomes homered off Kirby Yates and then added four more runs in the ninth — two on wild pitches.
There was a humongous hole in Detroit’s lineup, and the Indians took advantage of it.
Carlos Carrasco kept the AL’s best hitting team in check for eight innings and the Cleveland Indians won their first home game against Detroit this season, beating the Tigers — without slugger Miguel Cabrera in the lineup — 8-2 on Wednesday.
David Price allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings and Detroit scored six times in the fifth to continue its dominance over the Cleveland Indians with a 7-3 win on Tuesday night.
Miguel Cabrera once again tagged Corey Kluber and the Indians, hitting a booming home run and leading the Detroit Tigers over Cleveland 8-1 Sunday.
Bouncing back against the Indians, Guthrie allowed a pair of hits in 5 2-3 innings: Brandon Moss’s home run on a full-count pitch in the fourth and a double by Santana in the sixth.
The Minnesota Twins rolled through the first two games of their series against the Indians.
Danny Duffy offered no excuses for his poor performance. Nor did he try to blame anyone else.
Jason Vargas never let Michael Brantley’s two-run homer in the first inning get to him.
Detroit has lost four straight after an 11-2 start.