- Associated Press - Thursday, May 15, 2014

TORONTO (AP) - An impressive offensive display by the Cleveland Indians overshadowed another solid start from Corey Kluber.

David Murphy had five hits and five RBIs, Lonnie Chisenhall had five hits and an RBI and the Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 15-4 on Wednesday night.

“One of those games you love to be a part of,” Murphy said.

Kluber pitched seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season, and Carlos Santana and Yan Gomes homered as the Indians set season-highs with 22 hits and 15 runs in winning for the sixth time in eight games.

“From top to bottom, we either took walks or got hits,” Indians manager Terry Francona said.” Just a good night all the way around.”

Kluber (4-3) allowed two runs and four hits, walked one and struck out nine. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 2.04 ERA in his past five starts, with 47 strikeouts over 34 1-3 innings.

“I’m more and more impressed with him each time he goes out there,” Murphy said. “He’s got the stuff to be an ace.”

Infielder Steve Tolleson came on to record the final out in the ninth inning after Gomes drilled a three-run homer off Neil Wagner. Throwing knuckleballs, Tolleson faced two batters, giving up a double to Chisenhall before Mike Aviles popped out.

It was the first time two Indians had five hits in a nine-inning game since Johnny Hodapp and Luke Sewell had five each against the Yankees on July 29, 1928.

The last time it happened in the majors was last Sept. 6, when Andy Dirks and Omar Infante had five hits each for Detroit against Kansas City.

The bottom four batters in Cleveland’s lineup combined for 14 hits, 10 RBIs and scored five runs.

“That makes you feel good when you’re getting contributions all up and down,” Francona said. “That’s the kind of team we have to be.”

Kluber retired the first 13 batters before giving up his first hit, a double by Adam Lind. One out later, Lind scored on Brett Lawrie’s double.

Bryan Shaw worked the eighth and Carlos Carrasco finished for the Indians.

Michael Brantley, whose 11-game hitting streak ended in Tuesday’s loss, doubled to open the fifth and scored when Santana followed with a homer into the second deck. Asdrubal Cabrera followed with a single, chasing Blue Jays starter Dustin McGowan.

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