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4 takeaways as Red Sox power their way to win over Indians

The Red Sox continued their win streak on Friday, defeating the Indians 8-5. Four homers and a five-run seventh inning proved to be key to Boston’s win.

Here’s what happened and here are four takeaways from Friday.

The big picture.

Kyle Schwarber got the day started for the Red Sox bats, hitting a leadoff homer in the first. Kevin Plawecki and Jonathan Araúz each hit solo homers in the second and fourth innings, respectively, putting the Sox up 3-0.

Boston’s bats stalled in its third time through the lineup though, with its seven next hitters going down following Araúz’s home run.