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Jim Leyland

Kluber fans 10, Gomes HR and 5 RBIs as Indians beat Tigers

Corey Kluber got a big boost even before throwing a pitch.

Yan Gomes and the Cleveland Indians scored three runs in the first inning and kept going Saturday, making it easier for Kluber to cruise to a 10-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.

Gomes homered and drove in five runs, and Kluber (1-3) happily accepted the offensive output to earn his first win of the season. He struck out 10 and gave up just two hits over eight impressive innings.

The 2014 AL Cy Young Award winner went 9-16 last year. The Indians had backed him with a total of three runs in his first three starts this season.

"It's awesome to go out to the mound for the first inning and already have...

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