Justin Verlander allowed just two singles over seven innings as the Astros blanked the Indians 2-0 in Cleveland. Verlander struck out 13 without a walk to improve to 14-4.
Roberto Osuna closed it out for his 24th save. Robinson Chirinos hit a solo homer and Michael Brantley singled in a run in a two-run for Houston. The ‘Stros have won 10 of their last 12.
Shane Bieber fanned eight over seven innings of two-run ball to take the tough-luck loss.
Roberto Perez and Greg Allen had hits for Cleveland, which lost its second straight.