The Indians scored eight times in the eighth inning to break open a 5-3 game and beat the A’s 15-3 at the Coliseum.
Yonder Alonso went 4-for-6 with three RBI, and Francisco Lindor and Edwin Encarnacion homered for Cleveland, which had lost four-of-five.
Mike Clevinger got the win.
The Indians play their last road series prior to the All-Star break with the first-of-three versus the Royals tonight.
Cleveland is 45-37, nine games ahead of the Twins for first in the AL Central. Ace Corey Kluber is back on the mound trying to bounce back from a poor start last time out.
Kansas City counters with Jakob Junis.
Indians pitcher Danny Salazar can’t shake the injury bug. Salazar is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder today.
He’s been on the disabled list all season and there is no timetable for him to return.