Jose Ramirez homered and drove in four runs, Jake Bauers’ eighth-inning single scored the go-ahead run and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Wednesday.

Martin Prado’s two-out homer for Miami tied the game in the top of the eighth, but the Indians responded by scoring four times to snap a three-game losing streak.

Ramirez hit a two-out homer in the first and had an RBI single in the third. His eighth-inning double added two runs and capped Cleveland’s big inning.

Cleveland Indians' Jake Bauers runs to first base after hitting an RBI-single off Miami Marlins relief pitcher Adam Conley in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians’ Jake Bauers runs to first base after hitting an RBI-single off Miami Marlins relief pitcher Adam Conley in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ramirez came into the game batting .157 with five RBIs in 22 games, but manager Terry Francona has kept the switch-hitter at the top of the order. Asked about Ramirez before the game, Francona said, “I’m telling you, he’s going to be fine.”

Adam Conley (0-3) walked Carlos Gonzalez to begin the eighth. Jason Kipnis singled, but Kevin Plawecki popped up his bunt attempt, which was caught by Conley.

Bauers slapped a ground ball through the open left side of the infield to score Gonzalez. Francisco Lindor’s two-out single added another run. Leonys Martin was hit by a pitch and Ramirez doubled into the right field corner.

Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single off Miami Marlins' Tayron Guerrero in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single off Miami Marlins’ Tayron Guerrero in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland led 2-1 heading into the eighth, but Prado homered off Nick Wittgren. The ball hit the railing above the 19-foot wall in left field and Prado’s first home run of the season was upheld after a video review.

Wittgren (1-0) struck out two in the eighth.

Cleveland starter Jefry Rodriguez allowed one run in seven innings. The right-hander, who was called up from Triple-A Columbus before the game, made his second spot start in place of Mike Clevinger, who is on the injured list with an upper back strain.

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Adam Conley walks back to the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Miami Marlins relief pitcher Adam Conley walks back to the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Rodriguez held Miami to three hits, struck out three and walked one. Jon Berti’s sacrifice fly scored Miami’s first run, which came in the fifth.

Marlins starter Sandy Alcantara allowed two runs, one earned, in five innings.

Lindor was the designated hitter after playing three games at shortstop since returning from an ankle injury.

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

The Indians received some good news before the game. Pitcher Carlos Carrasco said he’ll make his next start, which comes Sunday against Houston. He injured his left knee when he fell covering first base in the fourth inning Tuesday. Carrasco left the game before the fifth but an MRI showed no serious injury.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Marlins: RHP Austin Brice (gastroenteritis) began a rehab assignment at Single-A Jupiter, throwing one scoreless inning Tuesday at Palm Beach.

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, right, is congratulated by Carlos Santana after Ramirez hit a solo home run off Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez, right, is congratulated by Carlos Santana after Ramirez hit a solo home run off Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Indians: RHP Cody Anderson was optioned to Columbus to make room for Rodriguez.

UP NEXT

Marlins: Miami begins a four-game series in Philadelphia on Thursday night. LHP Caleb Smith (2-0, 2.35) pitches the opener.

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Indians: RHP Trevor Bauer (2-1, 2,20 ERA) starts the opener of a four-game series Thursday night in Houston.

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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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