Found September 03, 2012 on Burning River Baseball:
Player of the Game Corey Kluber won his first game of the year and his first Player of the Game as well. Kluber threw 6 innings, allowing just 2 runs while striking out four and inducing two double plays. His final score was 4.16. Feathers Up While the Indians were kept from getting extra base hits, they were able to turn a few singles into something more. Jason Kipnis took two extra bases early, scoring on a passed ball, while Shin-Soo Choo, Ezequiel Carerra and Lou Marson all stole second after hitting singles. Choo was even able to take third after the ball flew into centerfield when he stole second. This is the result of a good strategy, coming into the game knowing that Anibal Sanchez does a poor job controlling runners and that Alex Avila is vastly over rated as a defensive catcher. It also shows some agressiveness from the Tribe that has been absent of late. Brent Lillibridge even got an accidental steal in the top of the 9th on a botched hit and run, showing that ...
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