Posted May 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Shelley Duncan's RBI double in the eighth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a soggy 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Duncan ripped a pitch from left-hander Matt Thornton (1-2) into the left-field corner, scoring Asdrubal Cabrera. The first-place Indians won the opener 8-6. The White Sox have lost six of seven. Cleveland's Josh Tomlin allowed five hits in 7 1/3 innings -- most of the final three in a steady downpour. He struck out a career-high eight, allowed two walks and maintained his control despite slick, slippery conditions on the mound. Joe Smith (2-1) gave up a game-tying single after a lengthy rain delay, but got two outs and was credited with the win after Duncan's single. Tony Sipp worked the ninth for his first save. The Indians are 8-3 in their past 11. Sipp gave up a two-out walk to pinch-hitter Paul Konerko before striking out Tyler Flowers for his second career save -- first since July ...
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