July 23, 2016

Mostly clear

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe powers to win

The Indians hit three home runs in a five-run fifth inning that propelled them to a 6-3 victory Monday in the series opener against Detroit at Progressive Field.

Matt LaPorta, Luke Carlin and Travis Hafner all homered in the fifth, Hafner’s a three-run shot that put Cleveland in front 5-2.

Carlos Carrasco got the win for the Indians, allowing three runs on 11 hits over six innings.