Found July 10, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CLEVELAND -- One out, one pitch, one swing.A nine-inning game in baseball sometimes comes down to just one element, and Tuesday night for the Indians there were several times when the result would have changed had the Indians completed one task.Because they didnt, a winnable game turned into a loss to Toronto.The first of the key moments came when manager Terry Francona tried to get starter Justin Masterson through seven innings. Masterson had pitched six scoreless innings, but appeared to be wearing out or simply struggling in the seventh.Problem was Francona had gone to his bullpen 19 times the previous five days, and he wanted to manage it carefully in the second game against the Blue Jays. He was not going to use Chris Perez or Cody Allen, and he wanted to limit Joe Smith, who had pitched the previous three days.So Francona hoped Masterson could get through the seventh with a 1-0 lead even though the Indians starter was over 110 pitches.We needed just one grounder or something, ...
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