Player of the Game
Pitching a perfect 8th inning with 2 strike outs, Jairo Asencio won today's Player of the game with a score of 1.50. Just a reminder, when a relief pitcher wins this award, it means that the Indians did not provide and offense and that their starting pitcher had a poor outing. Asencio has won 3 Player of the Game awards this year. Michael Brantley came in very close 2nd with a score of 1.49. Michael Brantley went 2-3 today with a single and 2 doubles and 9-18 in the series.
Milestone: Justin Masterson has now pitched 500+ innings as a Cleveland Indian. Only about 100 pitchers in Indians history have accomplished this feat, now Masterson is one of them.
Justin Masterson had a wild outing today. He pitched 6 innings, but probably should have pitched fewer. In those six innings, he gave up 6 runs. He allowed 7 hits: 4 singles, 2 doubles, and a home run. He struck out 3 and only walked one. It wasn't the one walk that made this a wi...