Player of the Game
Corey Kluber has been the Indians most dependable pitcher of late and he remained so tonight, throwing five innings of shut out baseball against the Twins. Kluber allowed just five base runners (all of which reached after two were out) and struck out six before being removed due to some hip pain after throwing just 93 pitches. He was unable to earn the win, despite leading 2-0 when he left the game as Rich Hill and Lonnie Chisenhall combined for a blown save that was attributed to Bryan Shaw.
Zach McAllister threw a bullpen session before the game started today and has been cleared to make the start next Tuesday against Seattle. This is great news as the Indians have been playing with a four man rotation (plus spot starts by Carlos Carrasco, Trevor Bauer and Danny Salazar) since McAllister went down on the third of June.
Jason Kipnis continues to lead his Indians and he knocked in the Indians first two runs with an opposite field two ru...