Originally written on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 6/19/13
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Player of the Game Michael Brantley owned this game tonight with two home runs and a sacrifice fly to knock in more runs alone than the Royals were able to score as a team. Both home runs were solo shots, but no doubters and they doubled his total on the season. His final POG score was 7.70. Feathers Up The defensive player of the game tonight would go to Mark Reynolds who made two fantastic diving plays, one that was caught on the fly and the other completed by throwing to second. By my count, the Indians have had 19 great plays this year, three amazing and 71 above average plays. After tonight, Reynolds now has made 12 of those remarkable plays this year. For those wondering, Nick Swisher currently leads all Indians with 15 plays of note with Asdrubal Cabrera coming in second with thirteen. Reynolds is tied for third. The Indians had another late inning come back in them tonight with a Michael Brantley solo home run in the fifth and a huge sixth inning to take the ...
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