Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 5/7/12
Player of the Game Michael Brantley win his first Player of the Game of the season, with a score of 5.35. Brantley was a key to the offense today, with a single, a double, 3 RBI, and a run scored. The second place candidate for player of the game followed Brantley in the line-up today. Casey Kotchman contended with a score of 4.85, consisting of a double, a run, and 3 RBI. With the bottom of this line-up producing, the 1st place Indians are nearly unstoppable. Feathers Up The Indians started their offensive tear in the bottom of the 2nd inning. Travis Hafner led off the inning with a no-doubt-about-it, solo bomb over the right field wall. Philip Humber faced 8 Indians batters in the 2nd, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits. The productive offense continued in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Indians hitters knocked Humber out of the game after just 2.1 innings pitched. The 3rd inning included a bases loaded double by Michael Brantley, scoring Asdrubal Cabrera and Carlos Santana, and a...
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