Indians sneak past A’s

Indians sneak past A’s

Matt LaPorta belted a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians pulled out a 3-2 win over the Oakland A’s Thursday night to avoid a series sweep at Progressive Field.

The Indians won the game as +110 underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Justin Masterson pitched six innings for the win, allowing five hits and two runs. Chris Perez tossed just under two innings of relief for his 16th save.

Vin Mazzaro suffered the loss for the A’s, giving up seven hits and three runs over 6 1-3 innings.