Bauer leads Indians over White Sox 4-2, stopping 4-game skid

CLEVELAND (AP) - Trevor Bauer won consecutive starts for the first time in his three-plus seasons in the major leagues, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak,

Bauer (2-0), who pitched six hitless innings against Houston in his first start this season, held the White Sox without a hit until Jose Abreu singled leading off the fourth. Chicago loaded the bases with one out, but J.B. Shuck fouled out and Geovany Soto struck out.

Making his 36th big league start, Bauer gave up two runs, four hits and four walks in six innings with eight strikeouts.

Cody Allen walked pinch-hitter Emilio Bonifacio leading off the ninth and hit Micah Johnson with a pitch. Adam Eaton struck out trying to sacrifice, Melky Cabrera hit into a forceout and Allen struck out Abreu for his second save.

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