Originally written on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 7/14/12
Player of the Game Shelley Duncan won today's Player of the Game with a score of 6.42. Duncan "drove in" the first Tribe run in the 2nd inning when he was hit by an Aaron Laffey pitch with the bases loaded. He also hit a home run in the 4th inning, driving in Michael Brantley. Duncan went 3-3 today with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored, awarding him his 6th PoG of the season. Michael Brantley came is second with a score of 5.97. Feathers Up Micahel Brantely and Shelley Duncan were the bright spots offensively for the Tribe today. They combined in the 6-7 part of the line up for 6 hits in 8 at bats. Each had a home run and they totaled for 4 runs scored and 5 RBI. Michael Brantley is leading the Indians with a .299 batting average. The #8 hitter today, Casey Kotchman, also added a home run, meaning that the 6-7-8 hitters each went deep. At one point in the game, the Indians trailed by 8 runs. The offense kept fighting back to reduce the deficit to 2 runs in the 8th inning. The offe...
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