June 26, 2016

Partly sunny

Indians 5, A’s 4: LaPorta lifts Tribe in the 10th

Matt LaPorta’s two-out single scored pinch runner Anderson Hernandez to lift the Indians to a 5-4 victory in 10 innings Saturday night at Progressive Field.

It was one of three hits on the night for LaPorta, who also drove in a run in the fourth.

Cleveland won for the sixth time in seven games.

About Chris Assenheimer

Award-winning sportswriter Chris Assenheimer has covered the Indians since 1997. Prior to that, he also covered Ohio State football and basketball. He's a graduate of (Bay Village) Bay High School and The Ohio State University, and can be reached at 329-7137 or CAssenheimer@chroniclet.com. Like him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.