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Indians edge Blue Jays, salvage series

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - David Murphy clubbed a go-ahead, three-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning to help the Cleveland Indians salvage the finale of a three-game set with a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Murphy's bases-clearing double gave Cleveland a 5-4 lead and made a winner out of Josh Outman (3-0), who replaced starter Carlos Carrasco with two outs in the sixth and fanned Ryan Goins to end the frame after serving up a single to Josh Thole.

Bryan Shaw and Cody Allen each spun a scoreless inning in relief before John Axford wiggled out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth to nail down his sixth save of the season.

Nick Swisher added a sacrifice fly in the seventh, while Michael Brantley went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored for the Tribe, who snapped a three-game skid.

Aaron Loup (1-1) absorbed the loss after allowing Murphy's go-ahead double in the sixth. Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista each collected an RBI and a run scored for the Blue Jays, who went 4-for-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.

04/20 16:13:22 ET

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