Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 9/20/12
Player of the Game Casey Kotchman took home his 6th Player of the Game of the year with some late inning heroics. Kotchman had two singles, a double, two RBI and a run scored and was also tagged out at home when trying to score a second run. His final game score was 4.38. Every pitcher today had a positive score after a nice start by Corey Kluber (0.76). Esmil Rogers lead all relievers in scoring (2.42) as he picked up the win. Feathers Up While the Indians are playing mostly for pride, the Twins still have a reasonable title they are working towards. Joe Mauer came into the game third in the batting title race behind Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera. Indians pitching did a great job today of keeping him from that goal by forcing him to go 0-3 with a walk. Moving on past the time the Indians would stop trying after getting down by a run, the Indians attempted another comeback today, scoring two runs in fourth after giving up the initial lead to the Twins. They then came back again ...
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