Grady Sizemore and Trot Nixon helped C.C. Sabathia become the first 13-game winner on Thursday. Sizemore hit his 16th home run of the season while Nixon drove in two runs to support the big left-hander.
Kameron Loe was unable to quiet the powerful Indians offense on Thursday, giving up six earned runs over six innings in a loss in the series opener. Gerald Laird hit a two-run homer and Ramon Vazquez had three hits.
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