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Indians vs. White Sox final score: Cleveland's Corey Kluber goes seven strong in 4-3 win

The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, Tuesday afternoon behind the arm of starter Corey Kluber (2-4, 5.02). The Cleveland win cut the Chicago lead over Detroit in the AL Central to a half-game.

Kluber threw only 86 pitches in seven innings. The 26-year-old issued three walks and struck out four; his only two earned runs came off back-to-back solo shots from Chicago's A.J. Pierzynski and Dayan Viciedo to lead off the fifth inning.

Indians first baseman Russ Canzler opened up the scoring for the Tribe with a home run off Francisco Liriano in the second. Cleveland chased Liriano (6-12, 5.34) off the mound with two walks and two singles in the fourth that completed the Indians' scoring on the day.

Vinnie Pestano worked a scoreless eighth for the hold. Chris Perez gave up a Paul Konerko home run and two walks, but held on to notch his 37th save of the season.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.