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Player of the Game
Johnny Damon was tonight's Player of the Game after he hit a 2-run home run in the 7th inning. Damon's score of 4.16 awarded him his 2nd PoG of the season. Also contributing tonight were Josh Tomlin with a score of 3.78, Carlos Santana, scoring 2.45, Michael Brantley with a 2.42, and Jason Kipnis with a score of 2.37.
The offense contributed 6 runs tonight, which was more than enough to get them the win with Josh Tomlin on the mound. Their hits were scored on 11 hits and 3 St. Louis errors. Players with multiple hits tonight include Asdrubal Cabrera, Jason Kipnis, and Michael Brantley, who extended his hit streak to 16 games. As predicted in the Series Preview, Josh Tomlin contributed with a single.
Josh Tomlin pitched well tonight. He did give up 8 hits, but he limited the Cardinals to just 2 runs in his 7 innings pitched.
The Indians took advantage of the sloppy St. Louis defense. 3 Indians batters reached on errors, Lonnie C...
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I have been admittedly bullish on Michael Brantley since the Indians acquired him from the Brewers in 2008. I like guys who don’t make outs, and throughout his minor league career, Brantley’s on base percentage was a remarkable .388. I love batters who walk more than they strike out, and Brantley certainly did that in the minors (292 BBs and 218 Ks). I adore players who...
Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with a left shoulder strain. The team has recalled right-handed pitcher Fernando Salas from Memphis (AAA) and he is expected to join the Cardinals tonight for their series finale in Houston...
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ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that rookie right-hander Joe Kelly will make the start on Sunday (June 10) in the Cardinals series finale against Cleveland. The official transaction and corresponding roster move will be made prior to Sundays game.
Kelly, who turns 24 tomorrow, was the Cardinals 3rd round draft selection (98th...
Sure, the MLB All-Star Game is still about a month away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t begin speculating about the possible Cleveland All-Stars this season. For starters, ESPN.com’s Jim Bowden has him complete roster projection online today (insider). On his AL All-Star bench are two Indians infielders:
Second base: Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians; Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers...
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will be shut down for a month due to an injury the team is calling a left shoulder strain.
Garcia is on the 15-day disabled list and visited Dr. Lewis Yocum on Friday in Los Angeles.
General manager John Mozeliak said the team does not anticipate Garcia will need surgery. Garcia lasted just two innings in his last start and is 3-4 with a...
Slowly but surely, Johnny Damon is starting to round into baseball shape. There was more evidence Friday night, as Damon's two-run home run in the seventh inning was one of the big blows in the Indians' 6-2 win over St. Louis. It has been a long haul for Damon, who joined the Indians on April 17 after a brief stay with the club's extended spring program in Arizona...
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will hit third in the
Cardinals lineup on Saturday night for the first time in his
career. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The St. Louis Cardinals have lost seven of their last ten games. Anytime a team is in a funk, the manager generally tries to change things up to provide a spark
Cardinals rookie manager Mike Matheny did exactly...
St. Louis Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia will rest for four weeks after receiving a second opinion on his ailing left throwing shoulder. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
After seeking a second opinion from Doctor Lewis Yocum and apparently seeking a third opinion from the famous Doctor James Andrews early next week, St. Louis Cardinals left-handed starter Jaime Garcia will rest...
The lights went out unexpectedly at Busch Stadium Friday night, less than a minute after the St. Louis Cardinals game ended in a 6-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians.
The Indians were still congratulating each other on the field after the final out of the game was recorded, and fans were still getting up from their seats when the stadium went dark.
Video via MLB.com.
Kyle Lohse tossed 7.2 shutout innings as
the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland
Indians 2-0. - Photo courtesy of Getty
The St. Louis Cardinals needed a solid outing from starter Kyle Lohse on Saturday night. With Jaime Garcia on the disabled list and a rookie starting on Sunday afternoon, Lohse needed to go deep into the game in order to preserve the bullpen...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran would prefer to hit in one spot every day. No matter where he lands on the lineup card, there's no arguing the results.
Primarily the St. Louis Cardinals' cleanup man, Beltran provided some pop batting second in a 2-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night. Beltran hit his National League-leading 17th home run in support of...
Josh Tomlin scattered eight hits over seven innings, Johnny Damon hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat St. Louis 6-2 Friday night to send the Cardinals to their seventh loss in 10 games.
Tomlin (3-3) pitched shutout ball into the seventh, when he allowed a two-run single to pinch-hitter Matt Adams. He threw just 76 pitches, improving to 4-0 in interleague play.
Player of the Game
Asdrubal Cabrera takes home today's Player of the Game with a score of 3.81. Cabrera had a 2 RBI double along with a run scored after he walked earlier in the game. Asdrubal also had another great defensive play from short as he continues to show off the leather in Detroit. It is just his third award on the season. Derek Lowe's score of -5.89 was his...
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