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Local sluggers defeated Washington Courthouse Sunday, play next on Tues.

BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning, two-out homer in the ninth inning after Pedro Alvarez reached on a strikeout and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Cody Allen (2-4) began the ninth by striking out Alvarez, but the ball eluded catcher Roberto Perez. After fielding the bouncing ball off the backstop, Perez hit Alvarez in the helmet with the throw for an error.

A sacrifice bunt and a strikeout followed before Reimold lined a 2-0 pitch into the left-field seats.

Jonathan Schoop also homered for the AL East-leading Orioles, who won the season series from Cleveland 5-1 and improved their home record to 36-14.

Cleveland starter Corey Kluber gave up three runs and six hits in seven innings.

Cleveland gets Monday off before opening a two-game interleague series at home against the Washington Nationals.