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Swisher helps power Indians past Giants, 4-3

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Nick Swisher hit 1 of 3 Cleveland home runs, Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched three scoreless innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 Tuesday.

Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer for the Giants, who lost their second straight. Brandon Belt also hit a homered.

Swisher hit his second home run of the spring and is now hitting .500.

Matsuzaka allowed five hits and struck out two.

Madison Bumgarner gave up a run on three hits in his two innings for the Giants. He walked one and struck out three

Roberto Perez hit a home run in the top of the ninth to give Cleveland a 4-3 lead. Juan Diaz also homered for the Indians.

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