Player of the Game
Mark Reynolds' solo home run earned him his third Player of the Game tonight, just edging out a number of other players. A walk late in the game pushed him over the edge as Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley each were out in their three at bats in which they didn't knock in a run. It is Reynolds first award in almost a month.
The Nationals hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning, but the Indians matched them in the fourth with Carlos Santana and Mark Reynolds each hitting two out, solo home runs. The home run for Reynolds was his first in 15 games.
Progressive Field was filled with Jason Kipnis supporters who were wearing his number 22 jersey that was a free give away today. He didn't disappoint as he knocked in the first Indians run of the day and hit a single and walked in his other two at bats.
It's hard to believe that the a team able to come back against Jordan Zimmermann after their own starter was knocked out in the t...