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Kluber, Indians top Porcello, Red Sox 5-4

Boston pitcher Rick Porcello had the wind knocked out of him after taking a hard liner to the stomach. Two pitches later, Cleveland's Greg Allen knocked the energy right out of Fenway Park.

Allen hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning right after Porcello was struck, Corey Kluber tied for the major league lead with his 16th win and the Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 Monday night.

"That was intense," Allen said. "You really weren't sure (if he was staying in) especially after a hit like that."

In a meeting of AL division leaders — and a matchup of the last two Cy Young Award winners, it was 3-all into the seventh.

Porcello (15-6)...

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