Danny Salazar

Encarnacion Homers Twice, Indians Beat Red Sox

Encarnacion Homers Twice, Indians Beat Red Sox

After popping out with the bases loaded in the second inning, Edwin Encarnacion went into the Cleveland clubhouse, threw his bat in anger and broke it.

"You know, normal stuff like that," he said with a smile Monday night after homering his next two times up — a pair of two-run shots — to lead the AL Central-leading Indians to their fourth straight victory, 7-3 over the East-leading Boston Red Sox.

In a rematch of last year's ALDS, which Cleveland won in a three-game sweep, the Indians opened a 3-0 lead in the second before Encarnacion hit his rally-killing popup.

The Red Sox tied it with three solo homers — two by Rafael Devers and one by Andrew Benintendi —...

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