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MLB: Cleveland 3, Detroit 2

Sept. 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM

DETROIT, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Corey Kluber earned his first major league victory and the Cleveland bullpen fired three scoreless innings Monday in the Indians' 3-2 win over Detroit.

Kluber (1-3) notched his initial triumph in his seventh major-league start for the Tribe, holding the Tigers to a pair of runs on six hits over six innings. The right-hander walked one and struck out four.

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Cody Allen and Esmil Rogers each tossed one shutout relief inning and Vinnie Pestano finished up with his second save as the Indians claimed the first of a three-game set.

Asdrubal Cabrera drove in a pair of runs, including a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie off Darin Downs (1-1).

Delmon Young and Jhonny Peralta each had an RBI for Detroit, which came into the contest tied with the Chicago White Sox atop the American League Central.

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