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Murphy, Chisenhall get 5 hits each for Indians

TORONTO — David Murphy had five hits and five RBIs and Lonnie Chisenhall had five hits and an RBI and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 15-4 on Wednesday night.

Corey Kluber pitched seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season, and Carlos Santana and Yan Gomes homered as the Indians set season-highs with 22 hits and 15 runs in winning for the sixth time in eight games.

Infielder Steve Tolleson came on to record the final out in the ninth inning after Gomes drilled a three-run homer off Neil Wagner. Throwing knuckleballs, Tolleson faced two batters, giving up a double to Chisenhall before Aviles popped out.

Kluber (4-3) allowed two runs and four hits, walked one and struck out nine. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 2.04 ERA in his past five starts, with 47 strikeouts over 34 1-3 innings.

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