Found May 18, 2012 on Burning River Baseball:
Player of the Game Justin Masterson pitched 7 innings as tonight's Player of the Game with a score of 3.92. In his no-decision, Masterson gave up just 2 runs and struck out 5. He allowed 6 hits and 3 walks, but was helped out by his battery mate, who threw out 3 base stealers. The is Materson's 3rd Player of the game award of the season, tying him for 2nd on the team. Feathers Up The bottom of the lineup came through for the Indians to score their first 2 runs in the 2nd inning. Johnny Damon walked with 2 outs in the inning, then Casey Kotchman doubled, scoring Damon. Lead off hitter, Shin-Soo Choo, then singled, scoring Kotchman. The bottom of the lineup has proven to be critical the last few games, coming through to produce runs. Carlos Santana threw out a career high 3 attempted base stealers. The Marlins tried running on him early in the game. They attempted 4 stolen bases, the first of which was successful when Santana threw the ball into center field, but he n...
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