Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 8/18/13
Player of the Game With a solo home run, Ryan Raburn provided the Indians first run of the game. Raburn was lifted for a pinch-hitter after going 1-3, but still had a high enough POG score (2.99) to beat out Jason Kipnis (2.73) and Carlos Santana (1.99). Feathers Up Jason Kipnis continues to be the best and most important player in the Indians line up and as usual, today he was right in the middle of the scoring. His second single knocked in the Indians second run of the game, after which he stole second. He eventually scored the tying run that inning as well, scoring on a Carlos Santana RBI double. Feathers Down Prior to the start of today's game, the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals, taking the five game series three games to two. Scott Kazmir's arm may no longer be dead, but it certainly isn't as alive as it was earlier in the season. Today, he struggled early and late, giving up three runs in the first two innings and two solo home runs in the fifth. This w...
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