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MLB: Boston 14, Cleveland 1

Aug. 12, 2012 at 4:59 PM

CLEVELAND, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in four runs Sunday, leading a 16-hit assault that powered the Boston Red Sox to a 14-1 rout of Cleveland.

The Red Sox did most of the damage with an eight-run fifth inning, during which they sent 14 men to the plate, pounded out six hits and drew four walks.

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Carl Crawford supplied three hits and three RBI, Jacoby Ellsbury added a pair of hits -- including a two-run double -- and Mike Aviles went 3-for-3 with three runs scored as the Red Sox earned a four-game split with the Indians.

Jon Lester (6-10) notched his first win since June 27, a span of seven starts, striking out 12 over six one-run innings. The left-hander allowed three hits and walked two.

Tribe starter Corey Kluber (0-1) was rocked for six runs on seven hits in a 3 1/3-inning stint.

Carlos Santana got Cleveland's only RBI.

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