Tribe Beats Rain and Bucs to Start Holiday Weekend; Indians 5, Pirates 2

Trevor Bauer earned his seventh win by pitching 6.1 innings of two-run ball, and Michael Bourn drove in three runs as the Indians won their fifth straight, 5-2 in Pittsburgh.

Bauer exited after a rain delay of over two hours, but allowed only Andrew McCutchen’s two-run homer.

Bourn, meanwhile, followed up Brandon Moss’ two-run homer in the second with an RBI single in the fourth and a two-run double in the eighth to lead the charge.

Bauer also drew a walk at the plate – in an at-bat in which he imitated teammates’ stances.

W: Trevor Bauer (7-5)

L: Charlie Morton (6-2)

S: Cody Allen (16)

HR: Moss (14, 2nd inning off Morton 1 on, 0 Out); Andrew McCutchen (10, 4th inning off Bauer 1 on, 1 Out)Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

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