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Indians sweep Red Sox and send David Ortiz into retirement

Indians sweep Red Sox and send David Ortiz into retirement

Cleveland closer Cody Allen hung on in the last two innings, and the Indians beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday night to complete a three-game sweep of their AL Division Series. 

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz walked in the final plate appearance of his major league career but could only watch from the dugout when Travis Shaw hit a game-ending flyout with a pair of runners on. 

Rookie Tyler Naquin delivered a two-run single and Josh Tomlin pitched five strong innings for Cleveland, which reached the AL Championship Series for the first time since 2007 and opens against Toronto at home on Friday. 

Cleveland went 4-3 this year against the wild-card Blue Jays,...

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