Verlander, Astros Shut Down Indians

Houston Astros v Cleveland Indians

Justin Verlander allowed just two singles over seven innings as the Astros blanked the Indians 2-0 in Cleveland. Verlander struck out 13 without a walk to improve to 14-and-4. Roberto Osuna closed it out for his 24th save. Robinson Chirinos hit a solo homer and Michael Brantley singled in a run in a two-run for Houston. The 'Stros have won 10 of their last 12. Shane Bieber fanned eight over seven innings of two-run ball to take the tough-luck loss. Roberto Perez and Greg Allen had hits for Cleveland, which lost its second straight.

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