Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Bartolo Colon tossed eight innings of one-run ball and Yoenis Cespedes smacked a two-run homer and drove in three runs as the Oakland Athletics downed the Cleveland Indians, 8-5, in the middle installment of a three-game set.
Colon (10-9) surrendered a run on five hits and fanned three for the A's, who have won three straight games.
Grant Balfour picked up the final out to notch his 11th save of the year.
Corey Kluber (0-2) allowed four unearned runs on four hits and three walks in five innings for the Cleveland, which has dropped its last four contests.
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