Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 9/17/13
Player of the Game Michael Bourn got started late, but eventually provided the bulk of the Indians offense. His RBI triple in the seventh got the Indians to within a run of the Royals before he scored the tying run himself on a Nick Swisher sacrifice fly. Bourn added another in the ninth with his sixth home run of the season as he won his sixth Player of the Game of the season. Feathers Up The Indians got to see the debut of Kansas City flamethrower Yordano Ventura. Not only is he the only player in American baseball history to be named Yordano, but also has the ability to throw 100 MPH at will. He is a product of the Royals Dominican Summer League team and spent most of the season in AAA this year with a 3.74 ERA and 81 strike outs in 77 innings. The Indians were able to get to the fantastic Royals bullpen tonight just enough to take the lead late in the game. The Indians scored twice in the seventh, courtesy of a Bourn triple and a Swisher sacrifice fly, then added...
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