The Indians defeated the Angels 4-3 in the first of a four-game series at home on Monday.
Trevor Bauer outdueled Jered Weaver and earned the win to improve to 2-3. Bauer went 6 2/3 innings, striking out six and walking four. He allowed three earned runs on eight hits and did not allow a home run. His career-high 119 pitches is also a season-high for Indians pitchers.
Asdrubal Cabrera led the Indians at the plate with a two-run homer that gave them the lead in the first inning and two walks. Carlos Santana hit his ninth homer in the fourth inning.
Carlos Carrasco worked the final 2 1/3 innings to earn his first career save. He struck out four, walked one and allowed one hit. Carrasco retired the heart of the Angels order - Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton - to close out the ninth.
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