Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 6/21/13
Player of the Game Scott Kazmir threw seven innings tonight, giving up just one run on five hits. He earned the win as the Indians were able to score two runs before he was removed from the game. He ended up striking out seven, most of which came late in the game when he struck out batters for five of his last six outs. The award is Kazmir's third and the Indians starters have been on quite a roll during their recent series win streak. Six of the last nine Players of the Game were starting pitchers, a group that now includes all five starters once and Corey Kluber twice. Feathers Up In the bottom of the third with the Indians up 1-0, Drew Stubbs was able make it 2-0 when he scored from second on a sacrifice fly to the second baseman. Brian Dozier lost control of the ball on the transfer, making it easy for Stubbs to score, but he would have came home either way as Dozier had his back to home plate. This marks the second time this year that Stubbs has scored on a sacrific...
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