- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) - Trevor Bauer pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning for his third solid outing against the White Sox this season, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-1 victory Tuesday night that snapped Chicago’s season-high six-game winning streak.

Brandon Moss homered for Cleveland. Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez each drove in a run.

Bauer (3-1) continued his mastery of the White Sox, retiring his first 11 batters. He allowed one run and struck out seven in 7 1-3 innings.

The right-hander improved to 2-0 against the White Sox this season. He has permitted just three runs and 12 hits while striking out 22 in 20 1-3 innings against them.

Chicago starter Jose Quintana (2-4) gave up two runs in seven innings, scattering eight hits and four walks.

Avisail Garcia had an RBI single for the White Sox.

Cody Allen retired all four batters he faced - striking out three - to earn his seventh save in eight attempts.

Bauer got his first win since April 15, a 4-2 victory over Chicago in his second start of the season. He also followed up a terrific start against St. Louis last Thursday when he allowed one run and four hits while striking out 10 in 7 1-3 innings.

After hitting a leadoff triple over Garcia’s head, Jason Kipnis scored on Brantley’s sacrifice fly to put Cleveland ahead.

With two outs in the fourth, Jose Abreu drove a ground-rule double to center. Following a walk to Adam LaRoche, Abreu scored on Garcia’s single to tie it.

Bauer then walked the based loaded, but escaped by striking out Alexei Ramirez.

Kipnis scored for a second time to put Cleveland ahead 2-1 with two outs in the fifth on Jose Ramirez’s double to the left-field corner.

Moss hit a solo homer off reliever Zach Putnam in the eighth to make it 3-1.

After pulling Bauer, Indians manager Terry Francona used three relievers to close out the eighth with Chicago runners on first and second.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Indians: 1B Carlos Santana (back spasms) didn’t start again, but Francona said Santana was “much improved” and hoped he would be available off the bench. … C Yan Gomes (left knee) continues to make progress rehabbing at Triple-A Columbus. He was slated to catch seven innings on Wednesday and DH on Thursday. “He is really close,” Francona said. “He’s kind of in attack mode, which is exciting.”

White Sox: Garcia was back in right field after leaving Monday’s game in the 10th inning with right knee inflammation. Garcia said the condition was not serious, and he is managing it with ice and medication. “Everything’s fine,” Garcia said. “It’s not normal, but it’s nothing to worry about. That’s going to happen in sports.”

STILL STREAKING

Abreu extended his hitting streak to 14 games.

ROAD WARRIOR

When Abreu scored in the fourth, it was the first run Bauer allowed on the road this season, ending his streak of 16 scoreless innings away from home. That was the fourth-longest road scoreless streak from the beginning of a season by a Cleveland starter since 1914.

UP NEXT

LHP Carlos Rodon (1-0, 4.96 ERA), rated the No. 1 prospect in the White Sox organization, makes his third start and sixth appearance of the season when he faces Indians RHP Shaun Marcum (0-0, 1.80) on Wednesday night in the third game of the four-game series.

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