Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 5/6/12
Player of the Game In today's battle of the Yu's (U's) pitching match-up, the underdog U came out on top. Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez pitched 7 shut out inning of baseball, striking out 6 Rangers hitters. In those 7 innings, Jimenez only allowed 2 hits, a single and a double. Ubaldo's Player of the Game score of 8.42 is the second highest score of any player this year. Feathers Up Doesn't anyone ever listen to Rick Manning? If the sun is out, you need to be wearing sunglasses! In today's case, lack of sunglasses helped the Indians as Johnny Damon got credited with a single that Texas second baseman Ian Kinsler lost in the sun. This was the beginning of the Indians 3-run 3rd inning. After the single, Yu Darvish walked Jason Kipnis, and Asdrubal Cabrera doubled both runners in. Shin-Soo Choo would later single, scoring Cabrera after a throwing error by Elvis Andrus. The Indians showed patience at the plate today, forcing Yu Darvish out after six innings. Indians hitter...
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