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Juan Nicasio vs Corey Kluber Tilt Ends in Cleveland 5-2 Win

Corey Kluber reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Rockies en route to a 5-2 win over Colorado on Friday at Progressive Field.

Cleveland won as a -168 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Corey Kluber earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.

Colorado's starting pitcher Juan Nicasio worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Corey Dickerson in a losing cause.

Cleveland outhit their counterparts 10-5 in the game.

Cody Allen pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.