Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 5/8/13
Player of the Game The Indians ace showed his stuff once again tonight, pitching seven innings and striking out seven to earn his fifth win of the season. Masterson wasn't perfect, giving up three runs, all in the fourth inning, but other than that was fantastic. His final POG score was 4.70, his best start of his last five. Feathers Up The Indians needed some luck to finally get on the board tonight. In the fifth inning, Carlos Santana and Ryan Raburn walked to lead off the inning. Lonnie Chisenhall then hit a ball in the air to the right of the pitcher that fell, loading the bases. It still took an error to take advantage as Adam Rosales threw what should have been a double play ball into the dirt, allowing two runs to cross. While this is not the Indians preferred method of offense, they can't complain after scoring just once in the previous 15 innings. Nick Swisher said, "enough of that small ball bull" and hit a home run to straight center to tie the game in the...
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