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MLB: Cleveland 9, Houston 2

Sept. 22, 2013 at 6:01 PM

CLEVELAND, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Corey Kluber went 5 1/3 innings to get the win Sunday and the playoff-contending Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep of Houston with a 9-2 victory.

Kluber (10-5) yielded two runs on six hits while striking out six for the Indians, who reeled off their sixth four-game sweep of the season, becoming the first team since the 1961 New York Yankees to pull off the feat.

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Carlos Santana homered and knocked in two runs while Michael Brantley, Mike Aviles and Michael Bourn each added two RBI as Cleveland stayed 1/2-game behind Tampa Bay for the first wild card spot in the American League.

Astros starter Erik Bedard (4-12) allowed six runs on eight hits while striking out eight over five full innings.

Chris Carter homered for Houston, which dropped a ninth straight overall.

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