CHICAGO -- Cleveland first baseman Nick Swisher drove in the tie-breaking run for the second straight game as the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox for the third time in 24 hours, 4-3 Saturday afternoon.
With the win, the Indians have won nine of their last 12 games and trail the Detroit Tigers by 1.5 games in the American League Central, pending the outcome of Detroit vs. Tampa Bay.
With Asdrubal Cabrera and Jason Kipnis on first and second following back-to-back singles in the eighth, Swisher singled past reliever Jesse Crain to score Cabrera from second. Crain (2-3, 0.74) allowed his first earned run since April 12. He had not allowed an earned run for 30 outings before Saturday.
Swisher's RBI-single would be the game-winning hit--the second for Swisher in as many games. Swisher hit a solo home run in the ninth inning of the second game of Friday's double header.
The Indians picked up their other three runs via the long ball. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the fourth, Cabrera blaste...