Player of the Game
With one at bat, Mike Aviles took the Player of the Game award from this miserable baseball game. As a late game defensive replacement, Aviles got one chance and hit a two run home run for a score of 4.50. Ubaldo Jimenez had the second worst game of any Indian this year with a final score of -7.63 for his 6 runs allowed in 4.1 innings.
The Indians took advantage of some lucky bounces and good base running to come back and tie the game in the first inning after falling behind by three. Asdrubal Cabrera was safe on a ball that hit second base, sending Michael Bourne to third (he walked to lead off the inning), then Bourne scored on a Jason Kipnis sacrifice fly. Nick Swisher had a solid single to left, followed by a Michael Brantley infield single that got lost between first and second. Swisher scored the final run of the inning on a Mark Reynolds sacrifice fly.
Carlos Santana walked twice and singled in his first three at bats today, lead...