Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 4/8/12
Player of the Game Carlos Santana takes home today's Player of the Game award with two home runs including a two-run shot in the 5th inning that gave the Indians the lead. Before today, Santana lead the league with 4 walks in 2 games, but today he turned that patience into power. His final PoG score was 7.50, just beating out Derek Lowe who had a 6.98. Feathers Up Manny Acta has kept the lineup the same through the entire series. This has been an issue ever since Eric Wedge was manager. Finally, Acta is willing to play his best players every game without worrying if the bench players get playing time. This allows players to know where they stand in the lineup and get comfortable. It also means we have yet to see the travesty that is Lou Marson step onto the field. With a fine outing by Derek Lowe today, all three Indians starters so far have been absolutely fantastic. No pitcher has given up more than 2 runs and all three went 7 or more innings. All the credit for this belon...
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